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

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How to create copies of Telegram X in Bluestacks on Mac

I am interested in creating multiple independent copies of Telegram X in Bluestacks Version 4.270.1 (2803) on Mac Big Sur 11.2.3. The reason I want to do it is when there is a lot of accounts signed ...
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Warcraft Arclight Rumble crash issue

I am using Bluestacks Pie 64 bit to install Warcraft Arclight Rumble with APKMirror. When it was done installing I opened the app, first it shows the Blizzard logo then suddenly it crashed and showed &...
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How to enable lock screen password in BlueStacks 5 on Android 7.0 Nougat?

I installed Bluestacks 5 recently. It is also rooted. I want to install a CA certificate on the device which is Android 7.0. To install the certificate, I have to set the screen lock first. But when I ...
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Cannot get proxy to work on bluestacks using command line [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems getting this to work. I am following this tutorial. Some sources say you need to put quotes in the command line. Here is what the command looks like. I set cmd.exe to run ...
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Could I use 2 step verification on my BlueStacks?

When I was checking my google account for some stuff, I noticed that google recognized my virtual BlueStacks emulator as an connected device So I was thinking if I could use my BlueStacks to actually ...
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Google Play Games on BlueStacks using Google Workspace or regular account with Family Link

Has anybody been able to log in to Google Play Games on BlueStacks using Google Workspace or regular account with Family Link? So far I have been able to register a BlueStacks phone, so that is is ...
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bluestacks and lan (local network)

I have application that can control my TV. It needs access to local network to work. How can I make bluestack see devices in my local network ? Best regards.
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Messages on Bluestacks 5

I would like to text from my PC, so have installed Bluestacks and google Messages. Although messages runs, when I try to send a text it says "Not sent, tap to try again" I have set my phone ...
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How do I get "My APK" app to find my APKS file

I have installed My APK app on BlueStacks. It is very small but just barely readable. I enabled its access to the local computer. The app is supposed to handle APKS, but in the APKS tab, it says no ...
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Bluestacks can emulate Android and play Angry Bird but not Pokemon Go?

It is a bit strange Bluestacks (4.270) can run on the Mac, and run Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, but when Pokemon Go is run, the spinner just spins and cannot log in. Is there anything special about ...
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How do I make Line Pay app functional on Blue Stacks

I assume I have to do some control mapping but I can't see what and how to do that. I used the custom controls to make game work but I don't see what is needed for this map. What custom controls are ...
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Cannot sign in Google Play store on Bluestacks

I can't install any apps from Bluestacks because I can't sign into Google Play store. I get this message: "Couldn't sign in. There was a problem connecting to www.google.com." Can't figure ...
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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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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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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 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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How do I install the OWASP ZAP certificate as a trusted system CA on Bluestacks?

I have a rooted Bluestacks Android. I would like to use ZAP to monitor its SSL traffic. I exported ZAP's SSL certificate as a .cer file -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- ... -----END CERTIFICATE----- Now I ...
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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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Setup WhatsApp status in Bluestack on a Windows 10 notebook

I have installed BlueStack on my Windows 10 notebook. I wanted to set up the status of my WhatsApp account. However, I couldn't find any option to navigate through and add a video file. I could set up ...
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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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"One time setup" screen pop ups constantly on BlueStacks

I can't use any app in BlueStacks since it constantly sends the "One time setup" message. The "Disable" and "Force stop" buttons don't work for "App sync" and &...
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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? Like, ...
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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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