1

Where does BlueStacks install my apps and where does it store the data (e.g. saved game files) for those apps?

2

In Bluestacks 3 and 3N, apps are installed in various Android folders, such as:

  • /data/app (stores APKs)
  • /data/app-lib (libraries)
  • /data/data
  • and more.

/data/data also contains your app's data (such as save files, whether the app stores game progress locally). You need to root the emulator to access those folders.

Userdata\SharedFolder only contains files that you shared between Windows and the emulator.

0

Windows 7 or below:<BLUESTACKS_DATA>\UserData\SharedFolder By default, <BLUESTACKS_DATA> is C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks.

So C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\UserData\SharedFolder is where you'd want to look.

Some Windows 10 installations put it here: C:\BlueStacks\Engine\UserData\SharedFolder

More info here: How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.