How to Install Android Apps on PC | Andy Android Emulator
So you want to play your favorite mobile game on a big screen? The question that might be bugging you must be How to Install Android Apps on PC. Andy Android Emulator is the answer to that.
There are plenty of other emulators available too. You can check them out as well. I will list them down here, so that if Andy is not the answer for you, maybe something else will click.
Basically what an emulator does is that it tries to imitate the exact scenario on a said system. It is much more different from a simulator since an emulator duplicates every aspect that is required to run a device or software. A simulator, on the other hand, basically models but doesn’t recreate the exact hardware required to run the software, rather assumes things to be working in that hardware environment.
We will be using an emulator to recreate the exact behaviour of a mobile so no matter what PC, or laptop you are using it will work all the same.
Here’s a list of some of the popular android apps emulator that you can try:
- Android Studio
- Bluestacks 3
I have created a step by step tutorial on how to install android apps on PC by using the Andy Android Emulator. Just follow it and you will be fine.
How to Install Android Apps on PC
Step 1: Go to the website of Andy Android Emulator.
The website’s name is:
Just click it open.
Step 2: Look for the part that says download. You might have to scroll for that:
Click on the Download button to download the version shown next to it.
Your download will begin right after you click on it.
Step 3: Once the file is downloaded, click open the .exe file.
Step 4: You will notice a setup wizard will open when you click on the exe file:
Just click on Next to move forward.
Step 5: On clicking Next you will realize that it tries to sell additional software and tool, just click on Decline wherever needed:
Step 6: After that, your installation will begin:
These are the files necessary to run the Andy Android Emulator. Let the download happen. Go have a refresher till then.
Step 7: When the download finishes Andy Android Emulator will open on your desktop. If it doesn’t, you can always open it from your desktop where the Andy icon must be showing.
Step 8: Click on Got It.
That’s your mobile screen right there, emulated as if your PC is a mobile phone. You can choose to go to fullscreen mode by clicking on the right-hand side bottom corner four arrows button.
This emulator will now behave as if you are working on a mobile. Go ahead and snoop around. Try to run different stuff by opening the apps that are already present there.
Opening an App through Play Store
Since we are looking to download a new app, where do you do that from in an android device? Play Store right?
Step 9: So just click it open.
Play Store requires you to open a Google Account.
You can use your existing Google Account to get past that.
Step 10: Just enter your Gmail ID that you use in your mobile phone and click on Next.
Step 11: Next bit is password. Just enter the password and click on Next again.
Step12: You might have to click on I Agree. However, it is recommended you do that before you have checked out Terms of Services.
There your Google Play Store would now open successfully.
Browse through all the apps or simply search the app you want in the Google Play Search Bar.
Example of Installing an App from Play Store
Steps hereon are the same that you face while working on an android play store. So things are pretty self-explanatory. I will still give you an example by downloading the first app that shows.
Step 13: Click on an App of your choice. I am going for Sachin Saga Cricket Champions that is currently being shown:
Step 14: In the next screen click on the Install button to begin downloading the app.
Doing so will start the downloading process. Wait for the download to conclude.
Step 15: Once downloaded click it open by pressing the Open button. That or you will have the icon placed on your Andy Android Emulator mobile screen. You can open it from there as well.
Now that you know how to install android apps on PC using Andy Android Emulator, go ahead and install your favorite app to start using it.
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