How-to Install Instagram to Fire Phone

This tutorial will teach you how to install the official Instagram app to your Amazon Fire Phone and install all future updates. Instagram is not available through the Amazon Appstore, so we will need to sideload Instagram to the Fire Phone.

This tutorial will show you two methods of installing Instagram to your Fire Phone. The first tutorial will show you how to manually sideload Instagram to your phone while the second tutorial will show you how to install the Google Play Store to your phone where you can download Instagram.

How-to Install Instagram to Fire Phone

This is the first method. With this method you will need to manually update the app whenever an update is available.

1. Under Settings > Applications & Parental Controls > Allow non-Amazon app installation– turn on App Installation.

2. Open the Silk Browser and download and install Instagram here:

Instagram for Fire Phone

How-to Update Instagram

Simply, install the updated Instagram .APK file to update the app. All your information will be saved. You do not need to uninstall or remove the update before installing an update.

How-to Install Google Play Store to Fire Phone

This is the second method. This will teach you how to install Google Play to your Fire Phone so you can download Instagram through Google Play. You can also update the app directly through Google Play. Before you begin, please make sure your Fire Phone is on the latest Fire OS (4.6.6.1).

1. Under Settings > Applications & Parental Controls > Allow non-Amazon app installation– turn on App Installation.

2. Now we will need to install four files. First, open the Silk Browser and download and install Google Services Framework here:

Google Services Framework for Fire Phone

3. Next, download and install Google Play Services here:

Google Play Services for Fire Phone

4. Next, download and install Google Account Manager here:

Google Account Manager for Fire Phone

5. Finally, download and install Google Play Store here:

Google Play Store for Fire Phone

6. Restart the Fire Phone.

7. Open Google Play Store and log in with your Google Account (or create one if you do not have one). Search for Instagram and hit Install.

You will be able to update Instagram directly through Google Play whenever an update is available.

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