How to install the Libby app on your Kindle Fire tablet

The Libby app is not available in the Amazon app store on Kindle Fire devices, but it can be installed by following the steps below.

Step #1: Prepare Your Fire Tablet

Go to Settings > Security (or Applications) > Enable Apps from Unknown Sources (this will prompt a warning message—that’s normal).

Step #2: Open your device’s Silk browser 

Visit where you’ll find the Libby app. Tap on the Download button.

Step #3: Install the Libby app

After the download is complete, tap Open > Install to install the Libby app.

Libby AppStep #4Set up the Libby app with your library card

Launch the Libby app from the Kindle’s carousel page and follow the prompts to find your library and add your library card(s) to the app.

Step #5: Go back to Step #1

…and disable the setting “Enable Apps from Unknown Sources.”


Courtesy of Hooksett Library.

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