Learn How to install Android apps on Windows 11

Here’s how you can download then install Android apps on Windows 11 and run smartphone applications on your desktop

Are you looking to run Android applications running on Windows 11? Sure and we’re here to demonstrate how.

One of the most intriguing aspects of Windows 11, when it was first announced, is the potential of operating and installing Android applications natively. It was not possible to accomplish this at the time of release however, it became available fairly quickly.

How do they work? In essence, it’s due to the cooperation between Microsoft with Amazon. The Android applications you are able to download on Windows 11 are supplied through Amazon’s app store. However, there are not a lot of options and you don’t have all the apps from the Play Store at your disposal. If you’re looking for playing a short sport in Subway Surfers while on your PC, there’s no need to go looking for your smartphone.

You’ll have to install the necessary software to begin running Android applications in native mode within Windows 11 on your Windows 11 PC. It takes some time to get things set up. After that installing Android applications on your PC is just as easy as installing them on your tablet or smartphone. So let’s dive into it. Here’s how you can set up Android applications for Windows 11.

Note: This will be available only for US-based Windows clients.

Install Android apps on Windows 11

1. Open Microsoft Store by typing “Store” in the Start menu and then clicking it.

Open Microsoft Store to install Android apps on Windows 11
Open Microsoft Store to install Android apps on Windows 11

2. Find “Amazon Appstore” and then click it when it is displayed, and click Install to download Amazon’s store. You’re setting up an app store within an app store which is very abstract.

Find Amazon Appstore To  install Android apps on Windows 11
Find Amazon Appstore To install Android apps on Windows 11

3. After clicking Install after which you’ll be asked to run an application called the Windows Subsystem for Android, which is a software that lets Android apps work on your computer. Go through the initial two steps( Set up; Download) to start the process, then allow the download to complete.

4. When the program is finished downloading, press Next. the program will ask you to reboot your computer. If you’re all set, click Restart.

5. Once your PC is restarted, Amazon Appstore should open automatically. If not, you can open it manually by clicking on the start menu. After opening, sign in using your Amazon account information or create an Amazon account if you don’t already have one.

6. Then you’ll be presented with an (admittedly tiny) list of apps available as well as the ability to browse the library with the search bar that appears at the top. After you’ve located an app that you’d like to download, select Get under the tile of the app and then select the Download button.

sign in using your Amazon account information

7. After your app has been installed, you can access it by clicking the Open button beneath its listing in the Amazon Appstore, or by finding it on the start menu.

That’s all there is to it. I hope that, in time, Amazon will add a more appealing selection of the Windows application store because the selection currently available is mediocre, to say the least. However, however, the Best Android applications remain exclusive to Amazon’s Play Store.

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