How To Run Google Play Apps On Pc

The Google Play store is a vast collection of apps and games primarily intended for Android devices. However, if you desire to use these apps on your computer, there is a solution. Whether you need access to an exclusive Android app or simply want to enjoy mobile gaming on a bigger screen, you can run Google Play apps on your PC. This blog post will provide a step-by-step guide to help you through the process.

Using Android Emulators

The best way to run Android apps on your PC is by using an Android emulator. An emulator is a piece of software that mimics a certain device or platform which in turn allows you to run programs meant for that device or platform on your PC.

One of the popular Android emulators is BlueStacks which is free and easy to use.

How to Install BlueStacks:

  1. Download the BlueStacks installer from their official website.
  2. Double click on the installer file to begin the installation process.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install BlueStacks on your PC.

How to Run Google Play apps using BlueStacks:

  1. Open BlueStacks and sign in using your Google account.
  2. Once signed in, navigate to the Play Store app which is pre-installed in BlueStacks.
  3. Search for the app you want to install, click on it and then click on the install button.
  4. Once the installation is complete, you can run the app from the home screen of BlueStacks.

Using Google’s ARC Welder

Another option is using Google’s ARC Welder, which is a Chrome extension that allows you to run Android apps on your PC through Google Chrome.

How to Install ARC Welder:

  1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Chrome web store.
  2. Search for ARC Welder and install it.

How to Run Google Play apps using ARC Welder:

  1. First, you would need to download an APK file for the app you want to run. You can find APK files on websites like APKMirror.
  2. Click on the ARC Welder icon in Chrome to open it.
  3. Click on ‘Choose’ and select the directory where you want to save the files generated by the apps.
  4. Click on ‘Add your APK’ and select the APK file you downloaded.
  5. Once the APK is loaded, click on ‘Test’ to run the app.

Remember, while the above methods let you experience Android apps on your PC, the performance may not be as smooth as when running the apps natively on an Android device due to the limitations of the emulators.