Using Amazon Market on my AirPadX

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Question

How do I use the Amazon Market on my AirPadX?

Answer

You’ll want to install the Amazon Android Appstore so you can download FREE Apps, and purchase other ones. Note you will first need to go to amazon.com and set up a free account if you don’t already have one.

  1. On your Home screen, touch on the Settings icon. X Settings icon.png
  2. Touch Applications, (you might need to touch the back icon X Back icon.png to find it).
  3. If unchecked, click Unknown sources. If Unknown sources is already checked, skip to step 6.
  4. Click OK on the Attention dialog. Unknown sources will now have a green check mark.
  5. Touch the Home icon X Home icon.png
  6. Open your Browser and type in www.amazon.com/app-email. The Amazon Android Appstore app will download to your AirPadX. You’ll notice the download arrow in the left corner of your notifications bar near the Home icon.
    X Status bar icon.png
  7. Touch and pull down your notifications bar at the top of the screen and touch Amazon_Appstore-release.apk.
  8. Touch the INSTALL button.
  9. After the installation finishes, touch the OPEN button and sign into your Amazon account. Below shows the Appstore.
    X App Store Screen.png


How to install a typical App from Amazon Android Appstore

Your AirPadX makes an excellent e-book reader. You can download and install FREE readers from the Amazon Android Appstore, including the popular Kindle.

We will use the Kindle App as an example. These basic procedures work for other Apps too.

  1. On your Home screen, touch this icon X Main Screen icon.png on the right hand side of the screen to access the main Apps screen.
  2. Touch the Amazon Android Appstore icon. X App store icon.png The App store screen below will be displayed:
    X App Store Screen.png
  3. In the Search Market box, type: KINDLE. As you type, various matches will be displayed. When you see KINDLE FOR ANDROID TABLET displayed, touch it.
    X App Store Screen 2.png
  4. Touch the Kindle for Android icon.
  5. Touch Install (FREE). Then touch OK. You’ll see the App being downloaded and installed. Then “Kindle successfully installed” will be displayed.
  6. Touch the Home icon X Home icon.png to exit back to your Home screen.
  7. Touch the Amazon Kindle icon on the main Apps screen to launch Kindle.