Questions regarding BlueStacks, which allows running of Android apps on a PC.

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How can I install APK file on Bluestacks app player?

I have created an Android application using Eclipse, and now I'd like to install the APK on Bluestacks which is running on Windows 7. How can I install an APK on the Bluestacks player?
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How to configure BlueStack AppPlayer to use Proxy settings when connecting to Network?

Bluestacks allows running of Android apps on Windows by emulating the Android OS image. I recently installed BlueStacks_HD_AppPlayerPro (0.7.0.725) on Windows XP but was not able to download/install ...
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BlueStacks: Is there a keyboard shortcut for the menu button?

Instead of hitting the menu button with the mouse, is there any keyboard shortcut?
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

I'm using BlueStacks App Player. Sometimes I need to transfer files between BlueStacks (SD card) from/to my Windows. I seem to find the file that stores the data in the SD card on ...
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How to share clipboard between BlueStacks & host Windows PC?

I want to paste texts copied from host Windows PC to apps inside BlueStacks & vice versa. How to do this? I am running BlueStacks beta-1...
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Bluestacks Home Screen

I had installed BlueStacks and the home screen was like an Android tablet in landscape mode. Due to some problem COC game was not working, I uninstalled and reinstalled BlueStacks. Now the home screen ...
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Where are the Game save files located in PC?

I have installed Bluestack on my PC and I began by installing a game called Townsmen and I played nicely. However, I want to backup the files that are created by the Bluestack program since I ...
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Run native executable in Android

When I install FaceNiff on Bluestack and try to run the executable file from adb shell by ./FaceNiff I get the error: /system/bin/sh: ./FaceNiff: not executable: magic 7F45 I have rooted the ...
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How to mimic tilt & shake controls in BlueStacks?

I am running BlueStacks (beta-1) on an old Windows laptop which doesn't have accelerometer & gravity sensor. Many Android games support physical key mapping using which I can use physical ...
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Google Now Launcher is not displayed in Bluestacks emulator

I have latest version of Bluestacks emulator(v 0.9.25.5401) installed on my Windows PC 64bit. I installed Google Now laucher from the playstore in the bluestacks. And after installing the launcher it ...
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Intercepting app http requests

I wanted to be able to intercept http/https requests in apps on Android. I figured the best way to do this was with Bluestacks and Proxycap. But when I configured both of them together, it still ...
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Backup Bluestacks

How do I backup Bluestacks on one Windows PC to move the install to another while maintaining all installed apps and saved data? Seems like a simple procedure but I've not found a solution that does ...
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How to transfer files from BlueStacks to another BlueStacks on different PC?

I have been playing a game called Star Wars: Commander and I got a new laptop, and I thought BlueStacks would transfer my file to my new laptop from my old laptop and it didn't. I really don't want to ...
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Install APK on Bluestacks for Mac

How do you install .apk file on Bluestacks for Mac? More specifically, where is the directory for Bluestacks kept and do I have the 'APK Handler'?
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How can I replace the “gallery” app? (On rooted bluestacks app player)

I am using BlueStacks app player with a rooted Android system installed. I use it for WhatsApp and Kik messengers. I like to send pictures to my contacts but the shared folder is not visible in ...
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How can I copy Whatsapp data on Blustacks to my new PC

I have bought a new laptop because I'm travelling to another province(state) and I will be there for 6 months and I can't leave with my PC. I want to know how can I copy the contacts and messages from ...
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change file permission in BlueStacks player qwerty.kl

I want to edit BlueStacks '/system/usr/keylayout/qwerty.kl' to add few more key map to this file, but I cant able to edit this file due to permission issue. Any suggestions on how can I change file ...
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How do I increase the resolution of BlueStacks?

Presently, my BlueStacks appears slightly blurry. By blurry, I mean 'not sharp'. Compare BlueStacks with my desktop: (Click image to enlarge) BlueStacks (Click image to enlarge) The difference ...
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BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address

How do I change BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address to a specific WIFI MAC Address. For example I want to specifically change it to 11:22:33:44:55:66?
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“Apk Installation failed: ANDROID_BOOT_FAILURE” when installing an APK

I am trying to install Google Play Store 6.0.5 on my PC through BlueStacks APK handler. It shows "Installing APK", but after sometime it shows Apk installation failed: ANDROID_BOOT_FAILURE How ...
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Bluestacks problem regarding Data Files

I once uninstalled bluestacks. But i had saved its game data. And then when reinstalling it i actually had to stop and close in just when it was about to end. Due to a power cut. So next time i opened ...
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Tilt left and right is not working in bluestacks

Hi I am trying to play Top free games' Bike Race game in Bluestacks software for Windows. I installed it and I started to play the game. But I am not able to tilt action for adjusting my bike. How can ...
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How do I configure the keyboard and mouse in BlueStacks?

What's the best way to edit the keymap and mouse controls for BlueStacks in any particular android application? For example, right now I've recently picked up Future Fight and I'd like to bind 1 and ...
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How to emulate an Android in Japan, Tokyo?

Actually I am trying to get an region lock application to work. The steps I have done is having BlueStack setup in Japanese, while attempting to get VPN to Tokyo, I tried Hola and it didn't work, ...
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Trouble rooting Bluestacks 0.9.3

I was using an older version of bluestacks on my computer and recently the update came, i had by old blustacks rooted using bsAutorooter but it doesnt seem to work on this new update, if anyone has ...
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Bluestacks ask Google Play Service eventhough it was installed

I'm trying to play Clash of Clans on my Windows 8 PC with Bluestacks app player. Installation was successful and after launching the game and click on Sign-in to Google+, it said Google Play Service ...
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Share PC storage with BlueStacks?

I am using BlueStacks Beta 1 but its storage capacity is limited. Is there any way that I can share PC storage so that I can install more apps? EDIT: I have Bluestacks 0.7.5.2700 installed and it ...
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Want to add Persian and Arabic on Samsung Galaxy Phone running Gingerbread OS

Peace be on you All... Dear all... I wan't to Add Persian and Arabic suppport on my Samsung Galaxy Ace having Gingerbread OS, All of my applications running in these languages show broken texts and ...
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Bluestacks isn't working: Goes to system tray but nothing happens

I recently installed Bluestacks (a package to allow running the Android operating system on the desktop). After I start it, a service goes to system tray but nothing happens. I mean my computer ...
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What is the difference between AMD Appzone and the original Bluestacks app player?

i would like to know what is the difference between these two ? Is AMD Appzone just a launcher, or appstore, or what ? They have different UI, but is that the only difference ?
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Does XMod work in Bluestacks?

In Bluestacks app when I am installing the XMod, the app says to root device. But how can I root Bluestacks? Please help.
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Bluestacks: Where are my apps?

I am using the new Bluestacks 0.8.7 build 3069 and the home screen only loads the searching for channels and lots of apps that can be downloaded are shown. I also downloaded the MultiTool 1.06r and ...
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Error when running android apps via bluestacks (Unsupported Device)

I run android apps using Bluestacks. I installed Clash of Clans android file and installed it and played it via Bluestacks. There is no problem playing the game. But when I want to sign in to my ...
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Bluestack - Can't login to game as keyboard doesn't show

In BlueStacks I'm trying to login to 8 Ball Pool (by Miniclip) but there's no way to type. The android keyboard doesn't show and my pc keyboard is not working at that point of the login. How can I ...
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How to export conversations from Bluestacks to an Android?

I used to have WhatsApp on Bluestacks but now I own a cellphone and want to restore my conversations and contacts from bluestacks to my phone. How could this be done? Is it possible!? When I try to ...
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Why xmod doesn't work at bluestack?

I am using instruction here Does XMod work in Bluestacks? This is the screenshot I got
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Where are downloaded .apk files of applications stored in BlueStacks?

I have downloaded and installed a heavy file lately on BlueStacks. Now I want to uninstall bluestacks but don't want to have to download the same software all over again. If I could locate where the ...
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Is there any way we can zoom in and zoom out in bluestack without keyboard?

The way to zoom in and zoom out in bluestack is to use scroll. Press control and scroll the wheel. I think that's stupid. Without pressing ctrl mouse wheel will only scroll up and down, something ...
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How to mimic gyroscope-Sensor in Bluestacks?

i want to play the App "Spin Commander" on my PC. For that i need to simulate the rotation of my device. Do you have any suggestions how i can do this using bluestacks? EDIT: - Better get someone ...
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Bluestack not working even with proxy cap

I've installed Proxycap, configured the proxy for HTTP and HTTPS and set the rules and still can't run the games I have in Bluestacks . Any solution regarding this matter is appreciated.
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How to Backup app data in Bluestacks?

I'm playing CaseClicker and I want to know how to backup its data in Bluestacks. I tried with ES File Explorer. But, When I go to the /data folder there are nothing. Please help me.
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bluestacks shortcut keys nort working

I was playing pokemon in gba emulator using bluestacks, the arrow keys for moving in various directions are not working. I have tried to change the controls and download the version again.
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Access Video Files from a Bluestacks App

I am running Bluestacks in my Windows OS and one of its app needs to download some videos. I can watch the videos inside the app but I would like to copy them to watch elsewhere outside Bluestacks. ...
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Rooted Bluestacks resetted and erased accounts and data

I am using bluestacks for a while . this morning after launching bluestacks i notice it has changed . the setting section is set to of a galaxy s4 which yesterday it was of a usual brand phone's ...
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Where are the game save files in PC? Bluestacks (without opening bluestacks)

There's someone who already asked this question but the answer requires opening bluestacks. The problem is my bluestacks is broken and unable to open. It says 'Bluestacks app runner has stopped ...
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Where can I find a BlueStacks full keyboard shortcuts list?

I googled that but just this showed up with a few of them. I wanted a full list with it because the Key Mapper (Ctrl+Alt+I) isn't working for me, it just freezes and I can't use it. Can someone list ...
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Unable to delete .nomedia file from bluestacks shared folder

I want to load my pictures on Gallery but nothing appeared there. After checking in /mnt/sdcard/bstfolder, there is .nomedia file and everytime I delete this, it will generate again and again. I'm ...
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Whatsapp problem in bluestacks

Bluestacks suddenly malfunctioned and kept displaying this message "Implementation of recipe on XDA Developers Forum for Android Market, Demonstrates how to implement APks. Please wait for a while for ...
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“Invalid APK” error while installing or updating Facebook app on BlueStacks

It's been a while I am trying to update/install Facebook official app on BlueStacks. Every time I try, I get the error INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. I have tried installing it in many different ways: ...
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Bluestacks CoC stuck at loading

I am using Bluestacks to play Clash of Clans on my PC. When am connected at work (our provider is outside Germany), I have no problem with it. When am connected at home (in Germany) the game stuck at ...