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Run Phone/tablet App On A Pc

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i have no experience with mobile stuff, but did a quick look around. Most emulators seem to run an outdated OS. Your best chance might be to look for a way to run a specific app on PC. If you are planing on running the Steam mobile app on PC i would advice against it, since your account will be tied to the mobile number. 

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Yeoman, did you sort this out yet?

My grandson uses BlueStacks to run Android Apps on his Windows 8.1 PC.  BlueStacks has been around for quite a while, and is probably the most popular; as per pcadvisor.co.uk  -  

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/google-android/how-run-android-on-pc-computer-apps-3504642/

 

The BlueStacks executive, currently called  "BlueStacks2_native", is 320MB, installed by default in  "C:\Program Files (x86)\"  &  "C:\ProgramData\",  and added about 1.5GB to his drive.

Once running, you'll have a BlueStacks window on your desktop (see photos on the page above), in which Apps display.  I've seen it used with Instagram successfully.  But the annoying ads displayed in the lower bar... Ugh!

Here's a "comparison" chart of BlueStacks vs other gaming platforms;  http://www.bluestacks.com/comparison-chart.html

According to that page, the System Specs (requirements) say to allow for 4GB of space.  I have no personal experience with Android or mobile emulators, so...

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