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How to Access the Amazon Android Appstore

March 22, 2011

Amazon Appstore, Android, how to

The Amazon Android Appstore opened for business today, and today has the latest Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Rio--for free. However, it'll take some effort to get the Amazon Android Appstore on your phone. Here's a step-by-step guide.

Step one: Go to

Step two: On the left-hand "departments" menu, float your mouse over "Appstore for Android," then select "apps" from the menu that pops up.

Step three: On the right-hand side, find a "get started" box. Here you enter your email or mobile phone number, which prompt the Amazon Android Appstore to send you "a message with a link to download the Amazon Appstore for Android" via email or text message, respectively.

Step four: In the settings menu, be sure your phone is set to accept apps from "Unknown Sources."

Step five: Download the Amazon Android Appstore application via the text message or email link you were sent.

Step six: Install. Launch. Fill in your Amazon info for easy, Amazon-style purchasing ... and enjoy!

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