There is no denying that we live in a age where mobile devices dominate the technological scene. Whether it is a smart-phone, tablet or smart-watch, you will find it everywhere these days. When laptop came, it replaced bulky desktops but now mobile devices are replacing these bulky machines.
Android is one of the most popular mobile operating system and with mobile dominance, it has taken center stage. If you want to run android apps on your computer, then this article is for you.
Download an Android Emulator
The best way to run android apps on your computer is to download an android emulator. There are many android emulators available in the market, both paid and free. One of the best android emulator is Bluestacks, which can transform your computer into an android tablet.
Make sure that you tick “App store access” during installation so that you can easily download your favourite android apps from Google Play store. Sign in with your Google account and you are ready to go. If you want a faster alternative, then try Genymotion. It comes with many handy features but some of these useful features are only available for premium users.
Control Your Android Device from Your PC
One app that truly stands out in this respect is AirDroid. It gives you the power that users are looking for. With AirDroid installed, it acts like a remote control for your device. Transferring files, photos, music and documents from both your phone and your computer is no longer an issue with AirDroid. It is an app you must have if you want to control your android device from your computer easily. Best of all, it is free and very easy to use.
Use WhatsApp Web
If you are a WhatsApp user, then you might be using it on your mobile device but did you know that you can also use it on your PC. Yes, you read that right. WhatsApp has released a web version for its users. Just scan the QR code with your smart-phone and go to WhatsApp Web by pressing the three dot icon on the top right corner.
Next, scan the QR code again on the web to sync your mobile WhatsApp account with WhatsApp web account. After this, just wait for few moments and WhatsApp will refresh on your browser. Your are ready to use WhatsApp using your browser on your PC.
Never Miss a Call and Message Again
If you have been missing important calls and SMS lately, then install an amazing chrome extension known as Spots, and resolve this issue. What this extension does is that it hooks your phone with your browser so that you can check you call records and SMS from your web browser. It even allows users to respond to messages and search for a contact as well as get notified for all the calls and SMS without even touching your smart-phone. Users must install Spots Magical Launcher and use their Google account to sign in to ensure that this handy Google Chrome extension works properly.