How to run Android apps on Windows devices?

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Running cool Android applications in your PC which is run by Windows is not a big deal. In PCs, android apps can and will work properly if you follow certain steps. For the great games that are available for the Android OS, PCs can give a bigger and better display and it will be quite fun.

One of the simplest methods to make applications of the Android operating system work on Windows is by using free, downloadable software named BlueStacks.

How to run Android apps on Windows devices?

By using BlueStacks, you will be surprised watching the android applications working in Windows and that too on full screen, just like that. The first step is to acquire the BlueStacks. You may download it from the internet for free, from www.bluestacks.com.

BlueStacks is software which plays android applications for Windows. Using BlueStacks, you will be able to see that the Android apps are working faster and better than it used to work in Android powered devices.

How to run Android apps on Windows devices?

After installing BlueStacks, you will see that the software already equips 10 Android applications. Besides these 10, the user can add 26 more android applications that he wishes to use on Windows. BlueStacks can be referred to as a virtual Android Operating system running on Windows. It uses your PC’s hardware and simulates the User Interface similar to that in Android v2.3 Gingerbread.

The software has its own storage space in its own Android environment. It allows 363 MB for installing android applications and another 262 MB for storage space, functioning like a virtual SD card.

After installation of BlueStacks:

  • You will be able to see a BlueStacks system tray icon at the bottom.


  • Click the Widget running on the screen and you will see the apps installed in BlueStacks. Click on an application to view it in a larger screen.


  • To add more apps, sign in to the BlueStacks official website using the details of your Facebook account.


  • To directly go to this page, click on the widget and select the “Get more apps” option.

Sign up for Subscription:

  • Log in to the website which opens up using your Facebook account details.


  • Click on “Subscribe” which will be there for all the apps available in the site. This step would install the selected apps to your PC directly through the internet.

How to run Android apps on Windows devices?

If you wish to send the apps already in your Android powered phone to the PC, then you need to use the BlueStacks CloudConnect app.

Follow these steps:

  • Download this app from the Android market for free.


  • Then go to the page that has just been mentioned and log in.


  • Click on the “Cloud Connect” link. This will give a special 9 pin number.


  • Enter this number on your Android phone after running the BlueStacks CloudConnect.

After this, you are all set to send multiple apps from your Android phone to the PC by synchronizing them.

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