Windows Subsystem for Android
|Component of Microsoft Windows|
|Introduced in||Windows 11|
Background[edit | edit source]
Windows Subsystem for Android was first confirmed at the "What's Next for Windows" event on 24 June 2021, right after the announcement for Windows 11. It was later publicly introduced in the United States on 20 October 2021, with the first preview version available to Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel on the same day. It was later released to Insiders in the Dev Channel on 11 November 2021, and to Insiders in the Release Preview Channel on 26 January 2022, respectively. It was released to Windows Insiders in Japan on 18 August 2022.
It also utilizes Intel Bridge Technology, a runtime post-compiler for running ARM apps on x86 based processors.
System requirements[edit | edit source]
|Memory||8 GB (minimum)|
16 GB (recommended)
|Storage type||Solid State Drive (SSD)|
|Intel Coffee Lake (8th Gen) Core i3 series|
AMD Ryzen 3000
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
|720p (1280×720) with a 9 inch screen or above|
Guide[edit | edit source]
There are two methods to install Android apps:
- Obtain apps available in the Amazon Appstore, which can be installed from Microsoft Store.
- Sideload apps by using Android Debug Bridge (ADB) to install any standard Android app installation package (