How to Install Fortnite on Amazon Kindle Fire

By | December 10, 2020

Do you have Amazon Kindle Fire and want to play one of the most popular games in the world called Fortnite on your device? Apparently, Fortnite is now available on the Google Play Store to be installed directly for many kinds of phones and tablets. In some cases, it does not support the installation of the game from the Google Play Store directly on a lot of mobiles, including the older Amazon Fire tablet. Fortunately, you can fix the issue by installing it directly from the official website of Epic Games.

  1. When you are on the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets, the first thing that you should do is to visit the Google Play Store.
  2. Then, look for Fortnite. Once you have found it, click on the Install button to install it.
  3. As an alternative, you can visit the official website of Epic Games or visit this URL fortnite.com/android on your browser on your Amazon Fire tablet.
  4. After that, click on the Download button in order to download the Fortnite EpicGamesApk.apk file from the epic games store website.
  5. Doing so will make the warning appear. Please click on Allow access and download it.
  6. The next thing that you will need to do is to go to the Settings >> Apps & notification >> Advanced settings.
  7. Then, select Special app access >> Install Unknown apps and select the Epic Games.
  8. Now, it is time for you to enable the Allow from this device to install EpicGamesApp.apk files from this provider.
  9. Afterward, click on the fortnitelauncher.apk file that was downloaded on your Kindle File tablet and install it.
  10. Once you have installed it, open it. In the end, the Fortnite launcher will download and install the game on Amazon Fire tablet and now you are able to play it.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets

Fortnite supported Amazon Fire HD devices based on requirements:

  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2020)
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 2020 version
  • Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition
  • Amazon Fire HD 10 2019 version
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2018)
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 2018 version
  • Amazon Fire HD 10 2017 version

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  1. Question: Is it possible to play Fortnite on a Fire tablet?

Answer: No, you cannot play this game on your Fire tablet. You will need to launch the Google Play Store app and look for Fortnite for checking. Apparently, Fortnite needs 2GB RAM and a supported Android version.

  1. Question: Is Fortnite compatible with Fire tablet HD?

Answer: if the Kindle Fire tablet is not compatible, you will be able to see a message saying that it cannot play Fortnite after you install the game on your Kindle Fire tablet.

  1. Question: Can you play Fortnite on a Fire HD 8 tablet?

Answer: Everyone is able to install and play Fortnite on your Fire HD 8 tablet if Fortnite developers support it. The Fortnite Android app is able to be installed on your Amazon Fire tablet from the official website of Epic Games directly and then play it.

The Amazon Fire, which was used to be called the Kindle Fire, is the name of a line of tablet computers developed by no one other than Amazon.com. The Kindle Fire was released for the first time in November 2011. It was built with Quanta Computer and included the access to the Amazon Appstore, streaming movies, and TV shows. This one features a color 7-inch multi touch display with IPS technology and running a custom version of Android operating system owned by Google named Fire OS.

The Kindle Fire HD released in September 2012 and the Kindle Fire HDX followed its path a year later. When the fourth generation was released in September 2014, the name Kindle was dropped. The fifth gen Fire HD 7 was released in September 2015, followed by the sixth generation known as Fire HD 8 a year later. In June 2017, the seventh gen Fire 7 was released and the ninth gen of Fire 7 was released two years later. The Fire tablet can convert into a Smart speaker turning on the Show Mode options on the later model, which the main interaction will be by voice command via Alexa, priced at US$89.99. As for the Fire Oses, they are from Android Oses.

As stated, before the Amazon Kindle Fire hardware was manufactured by Quanta Computer in the past, which had also made a design of the BlackBerry PlayBook, using it as a hardware for the Amazon Kindle Fire. The first gen of the device used a 1 GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 dual code processor. It has a 2 point multi touch color LCD screen that has a diagonal length of 7 inches or about 180 mm and a 600×1024 pixel resolution or about 160 dpi density. The 8 GB or the internal storage is included that can store about 80 apps plus 10 movies or 800 songs or 6,000 books. The first gen of Amazon Kindle Fire has 4400 mAh battery which can last up to 8 hours. As for the later generations, they all have around 7 to 8 hours.

For the software, the first generation of Amazon Kindle Fire runs a customized Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread OS. The Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS is run by the second gen of the Kindle Fire HD. The device includes the access to Amazon Appstore, a cloud accelerated split browser, Amazon Silk, and so on. The digital content for the users given by Amazon is free in the web storage platform of the Amazon Cloud. For those who are curious about the content formats supported by the first gen Amazon Kindle Fire, they were Kindle Format (KF8), Kindle Mobi (.azw), PDF, TXT, PRC natively, DOC, JPEG, PNG, DOCX, GIF, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8, Audible (Audible Enhanced) unrestricted MOBI, and many other ones. The first gen of the device suffered from slow USB transfer speeds because of the USB driver implementation of Amazon.

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