What version of Fire OS do I have on my Device?
You can see your version of Fire OS by going to Settings > Device > Fire TV and looking at the “Software Version” details. Release notes for Fire OS versions are provided in Amazon Fire TV Device Software Updates in the Fire TV end-user documentation. At the core, both Fire OS and Android share the same foundation.
What is minsdkversion 22 on Fire OS 5?
If you set your minSdkVersion to 22, your app will install on Fire OS 5 devices that don’t have level 25 APIs. Therefore, you must code in a defensive way to check the device level and fall back to alternatives if the device doesn’t support that API level. Your code might look something like this:
What is Fire OS used for?
Fire OS Overview. Fire OS is the operating system that runs Amazon’s Fire TV and tablets. Fire OS is a fork of Android, so if your app runs on Android, it will most likely run on Amazon’s Fire devices too.
Is Amazon Fire OS compatible with Android?
Apps for Fire OS are provided through the Amazon Appstore . Amazon only began referring to the Android derivative as Fire OS with its third iteration of Fire tablets. Unlike previous Fire models, whose operating system is listed as being “based on” Android, the “Fire OS 3.0” operating system is listed as being “compatible with” Android.
What is Amazon Fire OS?
Which is based on Android 9.0 “Pie” Fire OS uses a customized user interface designed to prominently promote content available through Amazon services, such as Amazon Appstore, Prime Video, Amazon Music & Audible, and Kindle Store.
What is the difference between Fire OS and Google Play?
Instead of using Google’s services (for activities such as browsing, location, messaging, payments, and so on), Fire OS might use Amazon’s services. Most notably, Amazon uses the Amazon Appstore to list your app while Google uses Google Play Store.
Will my app run on Amazon Fire OS?
? Fire OS is the operating system that runs Amazon’s Fire TV and tablets. Fire OS is a fork of Android, so if your app runs on Android, it will most likely run on Amazon’s Fire devices too. You can quickly check your app’s compatibility with Amazon through the App Testing Service.