Windows 11 is the biggest update to Microsoft’s operating system in the past six years and the appearance of the update prior this month brought a few new visual, performance, and security enhancements to the company’s widely used operating system for desktop and laptop computers. However, one prominent feature that was missing, was support for Android apps, which is expected to arrive in a future update. However, these apps are from Amazon. But now, a developer has now found a workaround to install not just Android apps, but the Google Play Store itself on Windows 11.
At the time of publishing this article, Microsoft allows users on the Windows Insider review work to evaluate 50 Android applications on the testing version of Windows 11 to see how they perform on different kinds of hardware. Nonetheless, the applications as planned,will be available through the Amazon Appstore. Meanwhile, a developer with the screen name ADeltaX has found a way to install the Google Play Store and other Android apps on their Windows 11 desktops and provided the steps online.
The process, be that as it may, isn’t difficult and will represent a test for amateurs. Users will actually want to introduce the Play Store and sign in with their Google account. It includes introducing Windows Subsystem for Android using this link, then Windows Subsystem for Linux and Ubuntu from the Microsoft Store. These are prerequisites for being able to install and run the Google Play Store and logging in on your Windows 11 PC or laptop.
Users will then, at that point, need to enter a couple of orders, then, at that point, make a custom bundle on the ‘OpenGApps’ service that produces Google Apps bundles which incorporate the Play Store. The developer has also provided various “.sh” scripts to complete the process, but users must remain aware that they are performing unsupported steps on their PC and that it could have unwanted side effects. Those who are interested in installing Android apps on their computer can check out the developer’s video tutorial.
However, there is a caveat. In order to try this feature out, users will first have to download the Windows 11 testing version that has enabled this feature, which means they will be running beta-level software. This should not be done on your primary computer as it could cause serious issues. This ought not be done on your essential PC as it could cause major issues. Users will also need to change their PC settings to the United States, utilize a US-based Amazon Appstore account and have a viable Windows 11 upheld processor, with 8GB of RAM and a SSD.