Microsoft has now began rolling out Android apps to mainstream customers in 31 further nations. Android app help was first added to the working system in February, nevertheless it was beforehand restricted to the US and Japan.
On September 27, Microsoft began pushing Android apps to customers within the UK and Europe, and customers can now set up the up to date WSA by way of Home windows Replace. Up till at this time, WSA labored solely when customers switched their area to both the US or Japan, and Amazon App Retailer was additionally obtainable in these areas solely.
It’s price noting that Home windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) is not in preview/beta and it really works on all eligible units. Customers will discover a restricted collection of Android apps within the Microsoft Retailer and people apps ought to work and really feel like extraordinary Home windows apps, because of the deeper integration.
Microsoft despatched us an e mail confirming that the help for Android apps is now rolling out within the following areas:
Within the e mail, the corporate confirmed that units should the minimal system necessities to run Android apps on Home windows 11. Microsoft says it’s essential to have at the least 8GB of RAM for these cell apps, however the really useful reminiscence requirement is 16GB.
A StorageSolid State Drive (SSD), Intel Core i3 eighth Gen (minimal) and above, AMD Ryzen 3000 (minimal) or above are really useful too. You’ll additionally must allow the Digital Machine Platform setting.
These necessities shouldn’t be a shock to anybody as WSA makes use of virtualization and is constructed round Home windows Subsystem for Linux. It shouldn’t be an issue for anybody who has purchased a mid-range or high-end gadget in a couple of years. In fact, when you’ve extra RAM and a greater CPU, Android apps or gaming expertise will probably be considerably higher.
In case your gadget is within the supported area and it meets the necessities, you’ll be able to start testing the Android apps at this time.
To get began, be sure the newest model of Home windows 11 is put in in your PC. You’ll additionally must replace Microsoft Retailer to the newest model. As soon as carried out, observe these steps:
You’ll be able to obtain any Android app from the Amazon Appstore on Home windows 11 and discover them within the All apps part of the Begin menu.