With the advent of technology, it has become easier to use machines. Smartphones that run on Android is helping making life and business easier. Even though there are iOS, and Windows phones, Android is the most used on handheld devices, and Windows is the most used for desktops and laptops. So this means users use a different Operating System on laptops and desktops, and different one for phones and tablets.
Another feature we use is the sharing of data between these devices. How do we usually share between a laptop and a phone? Usually through a USB device, Bluetooth, or a cloud based sharing platforms. You can run Android applications on a computer.
- You can check apps, use the apps of your Android right on the Windows PC.
- You can play Android games on the Windows PC.
Ways You Can Use Android on Windows Computer
The BlueStacks App Player is a go to app to run apps and games on your computer. It is easy to use. With this app, you can have access to Play Store where you have instant access to all purchased content. It will load up your computer with different app categories likes games, social, movies, etc. You can navigate in this interface just like in an Android device. It also performs well while running apps. You need to have a Google account so that you can download apps, or you can create one.
This is another app player that will help you run Android apps on your computer. YouWave provides a free version and premium version. The free version runs on Android 4.0.4, and will help you get time to use the Android apps before you sign up for Premium version which runs on 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It offers full Android system with home screen, app menu, etc. YouWave uses VM VirtualBox from Oracle. If you are already using VirtualBox, uninstall it before installing YouWave
This is available on the Google Play Store, but it is not as popular as the two mentioned above. Besides you may also run into pixel problems.