How to Run Android Apps on Windows PC

Android Apps on Windows: If you have an Android device or not, there are several reasons you may want or need to run Android apps on your PC. If you are an Android developer being able to run your app in Windows could come in useful for testing and debugging. Or maybe you just enjoy playing Android games but don’t always want to be limited to using a tablet or phone to play them. If you have ever wanted to run Android apps on Windows, then learn on as I guide you through the complete process.


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BlueStacks installer file is 118 MB, and it is compatible with both x64 and x86 versions of Windows; The file also includes the how-to video file that covers some basic steps and tips.  The software provides you download new apps to BlueStacks using your web browser. You’ll be able to send apps from your phone on BlueStacks using Cloud Connect. It is a mobile app available to download in the Android Market.

Steps to Use Andriod Apps on Windows PC

Step 1Install BlueStacks 

First of all,  Go to the official BlueStacks download page and download the software. Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation process.
This program is a free and very simple to use. With it, you can run any Android app directly on your Windows PC.

Step 2. Installing and running apps 

 Once installed, a small BlueStacks, this icon will be located in the system tray. And, the App Player is on the top right corner of your screen. Just Left-Click on the app player icon on the desktop to open it and view all installed apps. The software comes with ten pre-loaded apps. To use the app and click on the app icon. It will launch the app in full screen.

Step 3.  While the app is running in full screen, you will able to see the six buttons (show menu, go back, rotate app, zoom app, all app and close) on the bottom of the screen. Hover, the mouse cursor over every button, to see the tooltip.

Step 4. To download new apps, click on App Player icon on the desktop and then click on Get More Apps (down arrow icon).  Once you have found the app, you will be provided the option to install it on your PC, just like if you were to install it on any Android device. Once the app is installed, you can return to your home screen and run it anytime you want.

Step 5.  That’s it! Now you’re done.

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