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Easiest Windows Android Emulator For Particular Application

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by gil_happy, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. gil_happy

    gil_happy Newbie
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    I am trying to determine the simplest and easiest to install Windows Android emulator for my particular application. My parents don't have a smartphone, but they recently purchased a smartplug for one their electrical heaters, and the only way to remotely control the smartplug is via an app (the smartplug does not have a way to control via web browser).

    After looking at the following list (https://www.androidauthority.com/best-android-emulators-for-pc-655308/), many of these are for people who want to play Android games on a PC (which is overkill for what I need). I am try to determine which of these is easiest to use and install for our simple application? I will send my parents the instructions to set up on their Windows 10 PC after I first test on my PC.

    Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    It's not just for games...
  3. gil_happy

    gil_happy Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for this... I keep hearing conflicting things about Bluestacks, hence my hesitancy to try it.
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  4. gil_happy

    gil_happy Newbie
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    Actually, I have installed Genymotion and it is 'fairly' easy to install and it works great. When I tried to install Bluestacks, my virus software alerted me to at least one or two things it didn't like (I'm not saying they were viruses, but probably something in the background it doesn't like).
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  5. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    That could have been Bluestacks phoning home data to its servers in China.
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