One of the most excitingFeatures Microsoft teased during its announcement event earlier this summer was the ability to use Android apps on a Windows device. But if you were excited that Microsoft is bringing , we have bad news. Although (with a phased deployment), on launch day. A date has still not been confirmed for when they will be available to the public.
The good news is, you don’t have to wait for Windows 11 to use Android apps on a Windows PC anyway. Currently, Android apps are, but only with the Your Phone app that Microsoft rolled out last year. But if you’re curious about what happens when you upgrade, we’ll walk you through everything we know so far about the Android apps in your future. when they finally arrive.
With possible support for Android applications,, comes with a multitude of . The new operating system will also introduce a , an updated version of to customize the look of your PC, and new , Among others .
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When can I start using Android apps on my PC?
Windows 11 will begin rolling out to the general public on(if you are a member of the Windows Insider program, you can ). Android apps were originally slated to launch with the latest software, but it’s unclear when that will happen. Here is how some for the moment.
Do I have to pay to update to Windows 11?
Preferably not. Microsoft has said that Windows 11 will be available asand on new PCs. You can see if your PC is eligible by downloading the . (Here is , and other ways to determine if your computer will be compatible with Windows 11.) The free upgrade will be available until 2022.
What Android apps will be available on Windows 11 once the issues are resolved?
When it’s ready, Microsoft will bring all Android apps to the Amazon Appstore (currently nearly 500,000 of them) at his store. This includes Disney Plus, TikTok, Netflix, Pinterest, Uber, and more, but not all Android apps from the Google Play Store (around 3.5 million).
Will I be able to download Android apps immediately when I have Windows 11?
Right now, no. Once Microsoft makes the apps available, you will need to download the Amazon Appstore app and sign in to your Amazon account to download Android apps.
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