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How To Install Android Apps on Windows 11?

Now you can run Android apps on your PC with the introduction of Windows 11, without any need for emulators.

Windows Subsystem for Android lets you run Android apps on Windows 11 PC along with the other Windows apps.

You will have to install the apps from Amazon Appstore. But before we know how to install Android apps Windows 11, let us look at what we need before installing the apps.

How To Install Android Apps On Windows 11?

You need to follow some steps before installing Windows 11 Android apps. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to do it.

1) Check The System Requirements

Before you install Windows 11 android apps, first check the system requirements that your PC will need.

Memory: 8GB (recommended memory -16GB).

Storage: SSD

Processor: Intel Core i3 8th Gen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c, AMD Ryzen 3000, or better.

Microsoft Store app: Version 22110.1402.6.0 or higher.

Windows 11: Build 22000.xxx or higher.

Windows Insider Program: Beta Channel.

To check the system requirements, follow the steps given below:

  • Click on the Start Menu and select Settings. Click on System and select the About option.

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  • Go to Device Specifications and check the RAM and CPU requirements.

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  • From the Windows specifications section tally, Windows build number.
  • Next click on System and select Storage from the right-hand side.

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  • Click on Advanced storage settings. Select Disks & Volumes option.

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  • Next, select your main drive and check that the media type is Solid-state Drive (SSD).
  • After finishing the above steps, you can proceed to enroll your Windows 11 in the beta channel.

2) Enroll Your Windows 11 In The Beta Channel

To access the upcoming features of Windows 11 and install the Windows 11 Android apps, you will have to join the Windows Insider program. Check the step to do so:

  • Open Windows Settings and click on Windows Update.
  • From the right pane click on Windows Insider Program. Click on the Get Started option.

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  • Next, select the Link an account option and confirm your Microsoft account.
  • Select to Continue and then click on Beta Channel (recommended).
  • Click on the Continue button followed by Restart now option.

Now your PC will enroll in the Beta Channel. But before your Windows 11 install Android apps, you should check for the latest updates. Follow the next steps.

3) Update Windows 11

Perform the following steps to update your Windows 11:

  • Open Settings and click on the Windows Update option.

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  • Select Check For Updates and if there is any pending update install it.

Restart your PC so that Windows starts to apply the system updates.

4) Update Your Microsoft Store

As I have mentioned before that your PC should have Microsoft Store App Version 22110.1402.6.0 or higher to show up the Amazon Appstore.

So, check your Microsoft Store version and update it. Follow the steps mentioned below to do so:

  • Open your Microsoft Store and select Library.

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  • Click on Get Updates and from the next window, select the Profile option.

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After finishing the above steps move on to the next process.

5) Enable Virtual Machine Platform Feature On Windows 11

If your computer is a modern build then you already have enabled virtualization with which you can use the Virtual machine platform on your Windows 11.

But if you need to turn on virtualization, then follow the steps given below:

  • Click on the Start menu and look for the Turn Windows Features on or off option.

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  • Scroll down to find the Virtual Machine Platform option and click on the OK option.
  • To finish the process, click on the Restart button.

Now go to the next steps to install Windows Subsystem for your Android device.

  • Go to the Start menu and type Microsoft Store and click on it.
  • Search for Amazon Appstore. Click on the install button.
  • Click on the Set Up button and then select the Download option.
  • Select the Next option and then click on the restart Now install Android apps on Windows 11.

6) How To Install Windows 11 Android Apps?

Now follow the steps mentioned below to finally install and run Android apps on Windows 11.

  • Go to the Start Menu and search for Amazon Appstore. Sign in with your credentials.
  • Click on Application and then click on the Get Finish by clicking on the Download option.

After finishing the process, you will be able to open the app from Amazon Appstore. You can find the app from the all apps section henceforth.

Closing Up

So, these were the process to know how to install Android Apps on Windows 11 PC.

If you have any other questions, ask us by commenting in the section below.

Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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