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I bought a Fire Tablet HD 8 (7th Generation) with hopes that I could use it with the app for Livestream's Mevo camera. Much to my chagrin, I've learned that while the 8th Generation runs Fire OS 6 (which is equivalent to Android 6.0 Marshmallow), the 7th Generation's otherwise nearly identical hardware runs Fire OS 5 and is thus incompatible with the Mevo app that requires Android 6.0.

Is there any way to get either get a 7th Gen Fire HD 8 up to Fire OS 6 or side load enough of Google's support packages from generic Android that it could support apps that need Android 6.0 API's?

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