Windows comes with its own store which is known as Microsoft store. Here you can download lots of software, apps, and games. You can also find many apps that are available on android. But you are bounded by very few apps as the developers are not publishing it to Microsoft store.
If you want to try all your favourite android apps and games on your windows laptop or pc then read this article till the end. Let me tell you that you cannot install android apps directly on your windows computer.
You need third-party software to run those apps on your PC. If you have not heard about emulators then let me explain to you in detail. The emulator is a virtual device that behaves like an android operating system.
It creates a complete android environment, with the help of an emulator you can easily run all your android apps without any issue.
What is Android Emulator?
Emulator helps us to run android system files which generally windows don’t support. In simple words as windows support .exe file format to run on pc. But if you want to run .apk file or android environment then you can easily install it using an android emulator.
There are hell lots of android emulators available for Windows, but we will use the best and optimized emulator that takes fewer resources from our PC. So, the one which I recommend is the Bluestacks, it is one of the best and lightweight android emulator available for PC.
Let’s see the installation process –
How to Install Bluestacks on PC/Laptop
1.) First, you have to open the Bluestacks official website.
2.) Click on the ‘Download Bluestacks’ button, this will start the downloading process.
3.) Once you have downloaded the software, Install it.
4.) Complete the installation process.
5.) Once done, you will see the play store option on the home screen of bluestacks.
6.) Click on that and Sign in with your existing Gmail id or you can create a new one.
7.) After you filled the credentials you will be on the play store homepage. You can now download and install any apps or games from the play store.
If you have low RAM on your PC then you can always head over to Bluestacks settings and change it according to your pc usage. However, bluestacks select the best settings according to your pc resources.
You get to see a lot of options to customize it for best use. The best thing I like about this emulator is the wide support of low-end computers. You can install it on any pc/laptop without any problem.
Final Words –
So, this is the best free, and easiest way to install your favourite apps on PC. With the help of Bluestacks, you can download all android apps on your PC that is available on the play store. In this guide I have shown you how you can run android apps using bluestacks, you can use other android emulators as well if your pc doesn’t support bluestacks emulator.
I’m Carson a Passionate techie. I am a full-stack Android Developer by profession. Worked for big companies like Tesla as a UX Designer. I have been writing articles for 8 years about Android Apps and Games.