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

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BlueStacks 4 Hyper-V does not finish booting while Hyper-V is enabled

I am using Windows 10 20H2, 64-bit, with CPU virtualization enabled. I have enabled Virtual Machine Platform because I use Windows Subsystem for Linux. But I had not enabled Hyper-V when I installed ...
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Upside down videos on BlueStacks

I use the latest version of BlueStacks as a simulator on my PC at the office. I've installed Instagram on the BlueStacks simulator to work easier when I don't have my mobile phone with me at the ...
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Instagram videos shown upside-down on BlueStacks

I'm using the latest version of BlueStacks. I have installed my Instagram account on BlueStacks. It is for the time that I work on my PC instead of my phone. All the videos are showing upside-down. ...
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Retrieve data from not working BlueStacks

An old version of BlueStacks showing the following error and now I can't access my data: BlueStacks App Player. Error: CodeTitans.JSon.JSonReaderException: Invalid token found('<' at 1:2) Can ...
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Windows 10 crashed. Reinstalled and now need to install fresh BlueStacks. Can I get the old instances somehow from the Windows.old folder?

I had BlueStacks running on Windows 10 and then I got the Blue screen of death. I need to reinstall windows. My existing BlueStacks will be save in Windows.old. Is there a way to "move" ...
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How can I configure BlueStacks to have Android use dark mode?

How can I configure BlueStacks to have Android use dark mode? On Android 10 I can use: but I can't see the option on Android on BlueStacks:
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Is there a way for a macro to just wait?

For example, now we can merge macros. Maybe we need a macro whose function is to just wait for say, 10 ms. Is that possible? It doesn't seem to be possible. If we record macro do nothing and stop it ...
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Whatsapp backup and restore not working (Tested both local and google drive) - Bluestacks

How to do a whatsapp local backup and how to restore whatsapp using local backup. I followed the steps mentioned in https://www.business-standard.com/article/technology/how-to-back-up-restore-whatsapp-...
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Bluestacks using about 30GB

I have installed Bluestacks 4 android emulator on my 64bit Windows PC. I have not installed many apps but in the data folder it is using about 29GB of data. In the folder Program Data/Bluestacks/...
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How to access BlueStacks' localhost from Windows?

After some research I managed to access Windows' localhost from Bluestacks. If I open Google Chrome in BlueStacks and type 10.0.2.2:/... I can access Windows' localhost. How do I do this the other ...
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How To Copy Folders From Bluestacks To MAC

Is it possible to export folders from Bluestacks to MAC? I am able to export files using 'export to mac -> select all' button using Media manager but when I try to do the export of folders then in ...
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How to gain root on BlueStacks Android emulator

BlueStacks is a popular Android emulator for Windows and macOS for gamers. It is popular, because the emulator ships with Google Play Store pre-installed and installing any games is easy. ...
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How to Connect a MIDI Keyboard in Bluestacks android

Is there a way to recognise and use a USB MIDI keyboard (Akai mpk mini) with Bluestacks (Android VM for Windows)? My Android devices recognise the MIDI keyboard correctly but Bluestacks does not.
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Is it possible to restore an ASUS Backup on an emulator?

I had created a backup file using Asus Backup app Link Playstore from my Asus ZenFone (Android 5.1). I have lost my Asus phone and I'd like to restore the backup into an emulator. Does Genymotion ...
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linkledin learning file download location in bluestacks 4 [duplicate]

i recently downloaded linkedin learning app on bluestacks. i cant find the the courses i downloaded in that app. where is the save file location of linkedlearning app. There is nothing on shared ...
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Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon?

Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon? The icons do work, and are related to the app they're for. The app is "Eternal Senia: Hydrangea after ...
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Laptop Camera works with Bluestacks but not with Nox

So i really need the camera to function using Nox Player, i have an MSI laptop with an integrated webcam. I've read everywhere that camera is supposed to work out of the box with Nox. However, it ...
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How to stream to my smartphone only what I see inside the bluestacks window

I've just installed Bluestacks on my PC because I wanted to run whatsapp inside it. I have two whatsapp account. The first one on my smarthphone and the second one inside the bluestacks emulator. I ...
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Files share in BlueStacks 4 is not working

I am trying to drop files from my PC into the BlueStacks 4 Android emulator. I put them in: C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\Engine\UserData\SharedFolder. I see some of them in sdcard/DCIM/SharedFolder. ...
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Is it possible to freeze an app in Bluestacks?

Sometimes is beneficial to "freeze" an application, for example when configuring on-screen controls for a game which doesn't display them at all times. Hotkey would be the most convenient.
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How to access Local PC drives in Bluestacks

I have installed BS 4 on my windows 10 laptop. Now i have installed ES File Explorer on it through Google Play Store. After that when i am trying to access my local drives i am unable to access it or ...
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which version of blustacks have instance?

i want to run 5 number of bluestacks on VPS which version of bluestacks have instance feature and run in VPS and no graphics required to run?
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I have installed oxford advanced learner's dictionary ver 9 on bluestacks, but there are font problems

I have installed Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary ver 9 in Bluestacks, but I am having I guess some font issues in the display: as you can see in the above screenshot taken from Bluestacks ...
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APK & Bluestacks

I just downloaded Bluestacks and am trying to open an APK file, but everytime I download an APK my Windows 10 saves it as a PDK. Also, I don't see the option on Bluestacks to handle the APK file. ...
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Where does BlueStacks store my app's data (e.g. save game files)?

Where does BlueStacks install my apps and where does it store the data (e.g. saved game files) for those apps?
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Image Android Phone, then run on Windows

Is there any way to take an image of an android device, then run that image on an Android emulator (e.g. BlueStacks) in Windows? I'd like to do this as a way to help investigate an issue with some ...
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Unable to get bluestack downloaded data

I installed Bluestacks and I am trying to access files downloaded via Bluestacks but I seem not to find these files (folder is empty). I have also installed ES file explorer . Can anyone provide a ...
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BlueStacks Apps

so I have been playing on Bluestacks for a little over a year now and I had to update it; but when I did I encountered a bug or something; just I just kept getting the load screen I reported it a few ...
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BlueStacks APK Install Error : INSTALL_FAILED_OLDER_SDK

So i was trying to install an APK file on BlueStacks App Player and then this error came up : [INSTALL_FAILED_OLDER_SDK] Can someone help Me?
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How to setup the Whatsapp status in Bluestack on a Windows 10 notebook?

I have installed a BlueStack on my Windows 10 Notebook. I wanted to setup the status of my Whatsapp account. However, I couldn't find any option to navigate through, and add a video file. I could ...
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Can't recover Whatsapp messages on new phone from Bluestacks

I've tried all the possible methods of restoring Whatsapp messages from a backup - via Google Drive and via copying the Whatsapp folder manually from Bluestacks to the corresponding new phone's ...
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Restore Bluestacks Backup

I receive the following message after backing up (while signed in) and restoring (again, while signed in) data in Bluestacks: the bluestacks account associated with this backup is different than ...
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Using (real) Android device as Webcam for BlueStacks?

I'm using BlueStacks emulator on my desktop. Is there a way to use my android device as a webcam for BlueStacks? A details approach would be appreciated.
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developed apk installed in bluestacks lost lower part

I installed an app-invenetor2 developed app, then installed it to bluestacks. I cannot see the lower part of the app. I've tried to adjust the resolution of bluestacks using methods suggested by How ...
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Using WhatsApp on emulator, how to scan the QR for WhatsApp web?

I am using WhatsApp on a laptop with BlueStacks (Android emulator), and I cannot scan the QR code. I don't have any Android phones. How can I link my WhatsApp profile with WhatsApp web?
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bluestacks problem “one time setup” in the latest version

In the latest version of Bluestacks, "disable" and "force stop" don't work for "app sync" and "BS services". No matter how many times I do it, they don't disable. So I can't use any app in it since it ...
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Cannot access Google Play store on Bluestacks

Got the dreaded "There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later" error. This all started with notifications stating my account could not Sync with any of my apps. Seen many ...
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Where is the root folder of BlueStacks located in PC?

Is there a way to locate the files in pc as shown in the root explorer of BlueStacks? I.e. how to move files of BlueStacks (APKs or any other file) to PC or from PC without opening BlueStacks? I ...
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How to enter recovery mode in BlueStacks?

I have downloaded and installed BlueStacks rooted version with ClockworkMod Recovery installed through Rom Manager. Now I want to install a custom ROM, and I need to enter the recovery mode. How to ...
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How to connect a USB Device to Bluestack

I have drone( DJI Phantom 3), and in order to fly it correctly DJI provides an App for IOS and Android("DJI Go"). The thing is that I have a Kolina k100 android phone(a cheap chineese one), and I can ...
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How can I copy Program Files/Bluestacks folder to another drive?

The Bluestacks folder is now 5GB large and is taking up too much space in my C:\ drive, so I decided to move it to my D:\ drive. But, when I do that, Bluestacks says the software is corrupt and I need ...
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Will a Bluetooth controller work with an android app running on BlueStacks?

My son wants to play the mobile version of Skylanders Trap Team on his microtablet aka LG Optimus Exceed 2 with no service. Apparently it is not compatible with his phone, even though it runs KitKat 4....
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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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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 can ...
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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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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 is ...
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Zoom in and zoom out in Bluestack without keyboard

The way to zoom in and zoom out in bluestack is to press Ctrl+Mouse wheel. Without pressing Ctrl, mouse wheel will only scroll up and down, something that can already be done in Clash of Clan by ...
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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 ...