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3 easy ways to run android Apps in windows 10

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3 easy ways to run android Apps in windows 10

Bored of using your favorite apps on small screen of android? Then you must be trying to use these applications on your laptop. Sounds difficult right? But do not worry. Today we have brought a guide for you to run Android applications on Windows 10. Windows 10 is the second latest Windows update after Windows 11. Windows 10 fetched a massive number of features for its users. It is obviously most advanced version of previous Windows. So it is convenient to use Android apps on Windows 10. Let’s discover how.

Requirements to Run Android Applications on Windows 10

A PC and an Android smart phone are required apparently. You should have a strong Wi-Fi connection in your PC as well as in your Android.

Ways to Run APKs on Windows 10

Not each method is applicable on every PC. So we have listed here different ways to run apps on Windows 10 PC. You can try the other one if first one would not work.

1. BlueStacks

BlueStacks is so far the best software to run Android applications on Windows 10.  It even works on some other versions of Windows. Install BlueStacks software from any website from Google. Its latest version just occupies 5 GB space of your PC while the downloaded apps will consume separate space. Just open the app after installing it. You will love its customized home screen. Install any app you want as you will be given access to Play Store. Apps that you will install will appear on the home screen of BlueStacks as well on the Windows Desktop as shortcuts. You may see some ads and muddle but these are less as compared to previous versions.

System requirements to run BlueStacks version 4 are:

  • Onboard Graphics Card
  • 5 GB Hard Disk
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Intel or AMD Processor

System Requirements to run BlueStacks version 5 are:

  • 5 GB of Hard Disk
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Up-to-date Graphics Drivers
  • AMD or Intel Processor

2. Screen Mirroring

You must be familiar with mirroring method. Connect your phone with your PC by clicking photo of phone screen in phone desktop app. Give acquiescence to the app of your phone and all done. Now your phone’s screen will be presented on Windows PC. But this method is not applicable on old versions of Android. Also it does not work well on every smart phone.  But on some smart phones this trick works very fine prominently on Samsung. 

3. Android Studio’s Emulator

Android Emulator is powered by Google. Although the setup process is a little complicated, it is a really small amount to pay for using Android apps on a PC. You would not have any Play Store access here. First of all you need to install the desired APK file and then move that file into the SDK directory. When AVD is ready to enter in that directory, enter the command prompt adb install filename.apk. Android Studio’s Emulator is the best option to test new apps as the interface is exactly like Android smart phones.

Minimum requirements to run Android Studio’s Emulator on Windows 10 are:

  • 2 GB Hard Disk
  • Dual-core AMD or Intel processor
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution with onboard graphics and
  • 4 GB RAM

Other famous Android Emulators are:


Requirements for GameLoop are:

  • AMD/ATI Radeon HD 3600/2600 or Nvidia Geforce 9600GT/8600 GT
  • Dual-core AMD or Intel processor at 1.8 GHz
  • Minimum 3 GB of RAM and
  • 1 GB Hard Disk

Bliss OS

Requirements for Bliss OS are:

  • Minimum 1 GB of RAM
  • 2 GB Hard Disk
  • Dual-core AMD or Intel processor and
  • Onboard graphics card

Nox Player

Requirements for Nox Player are:

  • Graphics card with 1 GB RAM or more
  • 1 GB Hard Disk
  • Dual-core AMD or Intel processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM at least

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