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Android Welcomed Here

The Amazon Appstore is integrated into Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire phone devices, and pre-loaded on millions of Android devices globally including HTC, LG, Motorola, and Samsung phones as well as Samsung and LG tablets. The Amazon Appstore is also preloaded on BlackBerry 10 devices throughout the world, giving you access to even more customers. And the new Amazon Underground shopping app fully integrates apps and games into the shopping experience enjoyed by millions of customers. So when customers are searching for products in the Amazon shopping app, they’ll also discover relevant apps and games that they may also enjoy. With Amazon Underground, customers can now access over ten thousand dollars worth of apps, games and in-app items 100% free, and the developers get paid for every minute their Amazon Underground app is used.  

Android 5.0 Lollipop Knowledge Base

To help you stay up-to-date on the latest in the Android ecosystem, we've proactively tested many apps in our catalog and have compiled a Knowledge Base of articles with best practices and information to help make your apps compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop.  Below is a sample of some of the top viewed articles which highlight common Lollipop issues we have seen and recommended best practices to address those issues.

Also, make sure to use the recently updated App Testing Service to test your app compatibility with Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nexus 7, Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 devices. You can simply drag and drop your APK to the App Testing Service and get compatibility results. 

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Get Started

Step 1: Register for a free developer account here and download the Amazon Apps & Games Services SDK here.

Step 2: Use the updated App Testing Service to identify potential issues with your app on Android devices, Fire tablets and Fire phone.

Step 3: Submit your app through the Amazon Developer Console. Watch the two-minute video below to walk through the submission process.

Step 4: Integrate Amazon APIs including Amazon In-App Purchasing, Mobile Ads and others to monetize and enhance your app.

Step 5: Launch! Check out the marketing resources to learn how to promote and market your app to reach more customers.