Questions tagged [bluestacks]

Bluestacks App Player is an application that allows android applications to be run on windows or linux. Given that bluestacks is basically an Android emulator, questions about Android should be posted on Android.stackexchange. Only questions about using Bluestacks itself should be posted on SuperUser.

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BlueStacks video recording - full resolution

I'm using BlueStacks to capture video from my Android app. I want to record video for big tablet (e.g. 2560x1600 pixels) but my screen is smaller (1920x1080 pixels) so resulting video is scaled down. ...
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How to run bluestacks on windows when a docker installation is in place?

I use docker for my work. It users Hyper-V. I want now to install bluestacks. It complains about having Hyper-V activated. Installed version is BlueStacksInstaller_4.190.0....
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mount bluestacks system and kernel images on android emulator for support both x86 armeabi v7a

for testing applications and installing certeficates i need platform that support arm , running android emulator arm is almost impossible even with high perfermance , bluestacks has the ability to ...
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Android emulators (Bluestacks and Nox Player) disconnects and connects the mouse

After a few days using Bluestacks on Windows 10, the mouse sy¡tarted to disconnect and connect randomly a lot of times. Besides, sometimes, it was frozen but I could use the buttons of it. If I shut ...
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BlueStacks adds trailing space when paste text from clipboard

I have an issue with BlueStacks4 clipboard When I copy text from host Windows 10 it adds trailing space for each line when I paste it in the BlueStacks line1 line2 line3 pasted as line1_ line2_ ...
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scan QR codes into bluestacks android apps with PC webcam

This is not an android question. It is a bluestacks question. I do not own a smart phone. For android apps i use bluestacks installed on windows 10 pro. i ordered a smart watch from aliexpress. ...
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retrieve domain for a googleplay app

i have techloq installed on my windows 10 pro. i use bluestacks to run android apps. Techloq, by default, blocks bluestacks, googleplay, and all android apps that need to connect to a domain. ...
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com.BlueStacks.AppPlayer.plist file is not in Preferences to resize BlueStacks window

The com.BlueStacks.AppPlayer.plist is not in the ~/Library/Preference folder anymore, does anyone know where to find this or how to resize the window in Mac OS-Catalina?
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Can't find a way to call REST API in BlueStack

I have an android app that launch a REST API on BlueStack on port 40000 on my Mac OS laptop. I cant' find a way to communicate with it. Neither localhost, 127.0.0.1 or local ip (192.168.1.X) works. ...
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Bluestacks Hyper-V not disabling

i recently tried to install Bluestacks on windows 10 pro (x64) and upon installation i am greeted by the "Bluestacks is unable to use hardware assisted virtualisation when hyper-v is enabled". Even ...
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How to add termux icon in my Bluestack home pages

I had install Bluestack in my windows 10.But unfortunately the Termux icon is not in my bluestack homepages.Therefor I sincerely need help from you all that help me to solve this problem. I had ...
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BlueStack4 showing bottom part black - MAC

I have installed BlueStack Version 4.90.0 (2809), and MAC OS Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132). Normal BlueStack display shows proper Android interface but when I move to the full screen, it shows the bottom ...
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Why Bluestacks 4 game screen become dim black after pressing “CTRL+SHIFT+F”?

As everyone knows CTRL+SHIFT+F is global search hotkey in many editors and every time I do that my bluestacks will become "inactive" as this pic shows, of course, I can always press that again to turn ...
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What is the risk of enabling virtualization on my notebook?

I have installed Bluestacks the android emulator, the app asked for enabling virtualization, i did some search and found that enabling it can be a security issue..i could not understand this part!! ...
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How to block Bluestacks from accessing the internet?

I want to block Bluestacks on Windows from accessing the internet. I tried blocking the main app Bluestacks.exe in the Windows Firewall but it didn't work.
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How to “pinch move”?

I'm using the free app Magic Poser on Bluestacks, which is a poser tool. One of the functions you'll need is to zoom in and out or to move the camera. Zooming in and out is done on a real smartphone ...
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Download apps on Bluestacks with LAN only

I am wondering if there is a way to download Bluestacks apps without an Internet connection? My laptop only has a LAN connection.
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Is it safe to install QQ Mobile on Bluestacks?

Sorry if this question sounds silly, I only have little computer knowledge. For some purpose I have to use QQ, but some sources say that it's a spyware. My thought is that Bluestacks is basically a ...
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How do I change the device model for BlueStacks?

How can I change the device model for BlueStacks? I've tried to look for a parameter I can modify in ~/Library/Preferences/com.BlueStacks.AppPlayer.plist, but no dice.
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How to use the defaults command to resize bluestacks?

I'm trying to resize the bluestacks window using the command below. I'm trying to change it to 1200x800. defaults write com.bluestacks.BlueStacks "NSWindow Frame browserWindow" "-48 -22 1200 800 0 0 ...
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How can I copy paste files on BlueStacks?

I have to copy-paste files between different folders of the BlueStacks itself. When I try to select a file in ES Explorer, it opens automatically. While there are tons of articles on how to copy-...
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Bluestacks does not run even though I disabled Hyper-V

I tried disabling Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), Windows Defender Application Guard, and Hyper-V, but even THAT didn't work. I always disable virtualization to run Bluestacks, but now I need to ...
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uploading videos to Instagram from PC

Ok i keep it simple I edited a video and placed a picture in the first frame (for cover) now i want to upload it via my PC not my phone. I tried Nox , Bluestacks , MEmu , Droid4X , Andy and KOPLAYER ...
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Bluestacks - LAN Access

I downloaded Bluestacks on macOS and I am using an app that has an HTTP Server. The app is showing the url to access the settings: 10.0.2.15:7474 which is not accessible from Mac. How I am supposed to ...
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How to Trick Windows 10 Into Thinking it Has More RAM Then it Does?

I have a computer that has 1 GB of RAM (I know - bad buying choice!!). I would like to install the program BlueStacks, but it requires 2 GB of RAM. Is there a way that I can tell Windows 10 that it ...
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Capture BlueStacks http/https traffic

I'm tring to capture BlueStacks http/https traffic but I can't get it working. For example, if I open google.com in Firefox inside BlueStacks, those requests aren't show on Fiddler. I followed ...
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Bluestacks installation does not start after extracting

I downloaded the .exe two times. Once from filehippo and once from the official website. Both are behaving the same way. I double click/run as admin then it starts extracting and after that the ...
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How can I add Apps to the topmost (Title) Bar in Bluestacks?

I am using Bluestacks on my Windows 10 computer. Please see the screenshot below.
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How can I expand Bluestacks memory in Windows 10?

My computer recently updated to Windows 10. Since then, Bluestacks (which I use mainly to access Whatsapp) has a very limited amount of space, and when I try to download pictures/videos it tells me ...
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Bluestacks Application - Failed to Load Channels. Unable to connect to the Internet

I have installed the Bluestacks 2 application on Mac OS X (El Capitan). The application is installed successfully. When I launch the application, I get this weird error "Failed to load channels. ...
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Corrupt Install message when Bluestacks run on different user

I installed BlueStacks on the admin account recently, and have used it on that account only, until now. I tried to use it on another account, only to have it say "Installation is corrupt". I ...
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BlueStacks giving me an object reference error after a possibly messy reinstall

I installed the latest BlueStacks 2 version, but it got stuck on the init screen, so I: Killed its processes. Deleted the BlueStacks folders. Deleted BlueStacks from register(?). Reinstalled and ...
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Running Tinder on Bluestacks endless “improve location accuracy” popup

I am trying to run some apps on Bluestacks, eg Tinder, and a popup is always coming up: "this app wants to change your location settings" No matter whether one pushes yes or no, the popup comes back ...
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VirtualBox machine started after BlueStacks had been run causes OSX to crash

OSX (Yosemite, El Capitan) crashes and restarts every time I try to: 1) start a machine VirtualBox (5.0.6) and BlueStacks concurrently (no matter which is started first) 2) run BlueStacks, close ...
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BlueStacks will not open from the “Guest” account on Windows 7

I have been unsuccessful in figuring out this problem. When I first start the computer up, the BlueStacks daemon will automatically run (the "service"), but if the Guest tries to run it with the ...
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how to disable “hi you have connected to a logitech controller” in bluestacks

Every time i open bluestacks the logitech controller popup appears and it blinks through out running of bluestacks, actually its not connected to my system. bluestack version 0.9.6.4092 help me to ...
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Bluestacks restarts automatically

Bluestacks keeps restarting in the background even if i close the app.HD-Agent.exe is in the memory and i have to open windows task manager to close it.Otherwise it keeps running and after few seconds ...
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Fake GPS on Blue Stacks?

I downloaded blue stacks and trying to get a fake GPS program to work. I tried like 4 different programs now and when I try to launch them they just crash(no clue what the error is nor how to check). ...
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How to change Wi-Fi MAC in Bluestack to a Specific One

I am using Bluestack 0.9.7.4101 which is already rooted. I want to change its Wi-Fi MAC Address as that of my moblie. So is there any way to change Bluestack Wi-Fi MAC to a specific one? For example, ...
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How to install multiple versions of same app in Bluestacks W7

Been looking around for a while trying to find a solution to run and install multiple versions of same app in Bluestacks. My intention is to run the apps one at a time. I found almost what I looked ...
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Uninstall Bluestacks Old Version

How can I uninstall BlueStacks older version I guess 0.7.11.885 something . I installed it using BlueStacks_HD_AppPlayerPro_setup_REL I cannot even upgrade to newer version until I uninstall it. ...
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Bluestacks app player with BitDefender

Is there any way to install BlueStacks app player on PC with BitDefender? When I try to install Bluestacks I get message: Bluestacks is not compatible with BitDefender. Installation will now abort. I ...
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Possible to sync an activity tracker via bluetooth with Bluestacks?

It seems like most of the activity trackers coming out will only sync with Android or IOS. My wife and I do not have smartphones. Can I get a Bluetooth 4.0 dongle and sync the fitness tracker to my ...
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Black screen while using bluestacks

I was using android apps using blue-stacks app player from more than two months. Yesterday when I started blue-stacks it started but after 2-3 min screen gone black I waited for 10-15 min but nothing ...
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Bluestacks running multiple in Windows7

I want to know how to install two bluestacks in a system and then run it. Is it possible to run bluestacks in Virtualbox
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Bluestacks offline installer installation error

I get this error whenever I try to install using offline installer in my Windows 8 64 bit The cabinet file 'product.cab' required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used. This could ...
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Bluestacks controller support

I am currently trying to use an old wheel in real racing 3 emulated in blueStacks. This wheel works with directInput. When I plug it in the game notifies me I have plugged in a logitech controller. ...
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Bluestacks: no games starting

I have been playing High School Story on latest version of Bluestacks. I had no issues and was at level 7 after which it stopped working. So I re-installed bluestacks, a clean installation, and wiped ...
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BlueStacks uses lots of Internet traffic

I installed BlueStacks on Windows 7 Home Premium. It's using lots of Internet traffic. I've noticed that even when I'm not using BlueStacks, it's in system tray, fetching data and slowing down my ...
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How to permanently remove uhd-Agent from startup / login items with Bluestacks

Is there any possibility to permanently remove uhd-Agent from login items? Every time I have used Bluestacks it keeps returning. So I have to delete it manually every time. This has become pretty ...