Android applications are made for mobile devices, however people are searching for a way on how to run them on PC. If you are one of those people, this post is for you. Today, I’m gonna teach you how to download Bluestacks to run any Android apps on your Windows PC.
An emulator simulates Android device on a PC to test the app on different platforms without physically connecting those devices to each other. One of the popular emulators today is the Bluestacks. It can run Android applications like Snaptube and MX Player on Windows PC without changing the quality and features of the apps. However, it requires a good hardware so that it can function better and smoother.
Here’s a step-by-step guide you need to follow on how to donwload Bluestacks and use this emulator to run Android apps on your PC.
How to Download Bluestacks for Windows PC
If you are going to download Bluestacks, you must remember these few things:
- Good internet connection to complete the download.
- Good specification of your device (preferably 2 to 4 MB RAM).
- Sufficient storage since Bluestacks comes over 400MB in size.
If you have checked those three things, let’s now go to the steps.
Step 1. On your browser, go to
Step 2. After downloading, locate the file on your computer. Click on it to initiate the installation process.
Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions while installing Bluestacks. You will also be asked to log in using your email address. It is better to use the account you are using on your Google Play Store.
Step 4. Wait for the app to finish installing. Once installed, you need to wait for another couple of minutes while Bluestacks is initializing. This process depends on how good your device specification is.
Step 5. Once the app has been installed, you can start using it to download Android application and run them on your Windows PC.
To Download and Run Android Apps on PC
Step 1. Launch Bluestacks on your PC.
Step 2. Click the Google Play Store icon and search for the app you want to download. Downloading and installing are the same with Android phones. If the app you want to be installed is not on the Play Store, you can download an APK file from third-party sites.
After getting the APK, click the 3 vertical dots on the upper left corner of Bluestacks. Locate the app and install. Or you may also drag and drop the app from Windows to Bluestacks.
Step 3. Once the app or APK file has been added to Bluestacks, you can see the icon for it. Click that icon to run on your Windows PC.
That’s how you can easily download Bluestacks and run any Android applications on your Windows PC. If you have something on your mind (doubts, questions, concerns) do not hesitate to ask and leave them inside the comment box below. We’ll try to help you with whatever we can.