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When Microsoft introduced Windows 11, they announced that users will be able to download and install the Android app store on their PC using Amazon App Store.
Installing Android apps on Windows 11 PC using Amazon Store is officially available for customers in the United States and soon the functionality will be rolled to other regions as well.
To install Android apps on Windows 11 PC, you require Amazon App Store which you can download from Microsoft Store or using this link (http://aka.ms/AmazonAppstore).
Those users who’re trying to install Amazon App Store on their Windows 11 PC report an error that reads:
“This app will not work on your device when trying to install Amazon App Store on Windows 11
If you landed on this blog post, then you’re one out of them for sure.
There could be various reasons behind why you’re seeing this error message. Certainly, it is because your PC doesn’t meet the minimum requirement to install Amazon App Store.
How To Fix “This App Will Not Work On Your Device” With Amazon Appstore
No matter what causes the error message to appear while downloading Amazon App Store. In this blog post, we will share the possible solution to fix the issue. So let’s start with the first one:
Ensure Your PC Meets Windows 11 Requirements
If your PC doesn’t meet the Windows 11 system requirements, then you are likely to face the issue. Usually, this will happen, if you try to install Windows 11 on an incompatible PC using a workaround or tweak.
However, if your PC meets Windows 11 System Requirements and you are still facing the issue, then you should move to the next step in this article.
Virtualization should be enabled on your Windows 11 PC to install Amazon App Store as it is one of the requirements to install it. If it’s disabled, then it’s highly possible that you will see this error message when trying to install Amazon App Store.
So we suggest you enable the Virtualization feature in Windows 11, follow this guide. In case, you’re running Windows 11 Home edition, then try the instructions mentioned here.
If this fails to fix the issue, then head over to the next method.
Update Microsoft Store
Another thing to do is to update the Microsoft Store. You should be running Microsoft Store version 22110.1402.6.0 or higher to install Amazon Appstore on it.
To check the Microsoft Store version, click on the Library option in the bottom left corner. Here, search for Microsoft Store and click on it to open it.
Scroll down to the end of the page, and you will see the Installed version here.
If the installed version is not similar to the mentioned version, then head back to the Library and click on Get Updates.
This will find all the new updates. Now, install the update for Microsoft Store, and the issue should be fixed.
If you’re running the latest version of Microsoft Store in Windows 11 and still you’re seeing the error message, then head over to the next solution.
Set The Region To United States
Support to Install Amazon App Store in Windows 11 is available only for customers in the United States. So make sure, a region on your PC is set to the United States, else you won’t be able to install it.
Here’s how you can do that:
Open the Settings app on your PC by pressing the Windows + I key combo.
Head to the Time & Language tab from the left sidebar of the Settings app. Now on the right side, click on Language & Region.
Click on the drop-down menu next to the Country or Region and select the United States.
After that, reboot your computer to apply the changes and check if you’re able to install the Amazon app store.
If an error message still appears, then head over to the next method.
Running Windows 11 Insider Build
As of now, you will only be able to install Amazon App Store on Windows 11 Insiders. Installing Amazon App Store on the public build of Windows 11 isn’t possible at the moment officially.
So you should be enrolled in Windows 11 Insider program and running one of the Windows 11 builds from Dev Beta, or Release Preview channel.
To check on which Insider program you are registered to, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I key combo. In the Settings app, head to the Windows Update section from the left sidebar.
Now on the right side, click on Windows Insider Program and you will be able to see which Insider Program you are on.
Once done, try to install Amazon App Store, and this time you should be able to install it.
Amazon Account from United States Region
You require an Amazon account from the United States region. If you don’t have it, then you won’t be able to use Amazon App Store on your Windows 11 PC.
So once you apply all the suggestions discussed above, we presume you will definitely be able to get rid of this “This app will not work on your device” error message and be able to install Amazon App Store.
Why don’t you try these suggestions and let us know if this fixes the issue for you? If you know any other solution that worked for you, then feel free to share with us in the comments.
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