In this article, you will learn how to Download Microsoft Authenticator for PC on Windows 10, 11, & Mac. I will be using an Android Emulator to install Microsoft Authenticator on Windows & Mac. But Before we proceed let me give you an overview on Why Install Android Apps on PC, Is it worth it? Does it work like smartphones? What are the requirements?
Tons of Android and iOS apps should be available on Windows and Mac. But since nowadays smartphones are the most used gadgets, every developer put their efforts to make apps for Android and iOS devices.
I have seen many users asking how to install Android Apps on Windows or Mac, apparently, there is no way you can install Android and iOS apps on your Windows & Mac. However, I have heard that Windows 11 is working with the Amazon app store and you will be able to install most of the Android Apps on your Windows PC. But not all the apps because Amazon App Store does not have all the apps. So we are left with very few options, among all those options there is one that I have used and it’s working perfectly for me.
Today in this article, I will show you how you can download Android Apps on your Windows 11, 10, & Mac. Keep reading and you will get to know.
How To Download Android Apps on your PC:
As I have mentioned before, there is no direct way to install Android Apps on your Windows & Mac PC. Since you cannot provide Android Eco-System on Windows or Mac. However, using an Android Emulator on Windows and Mac PC could let you install Android Apps directly. If you don’t know about Android Emulator, please read the following. I will provide a brief review and reference that will help you understand an Android Emulator.
What is an Android Emulator, Does it really work on Windows & Mac:
First, you need to understand the term Emulator and then you can understand the Android emulator.
What is Emulator?
In computing, an emulator is a hardware or software that enables one computer system (called the host) to behave like another computer system (called the guest). An emulator typically enables the host system to run software or use peripheral devices designed for the guest system. Emulation refers to the ability of a computer program in an electronic device to emulate (or imitate) another program or device.
What is Android Emulator?
The Android Emulator simulates Android devices on your computer so that you can test your application on a variety of devices and Android API levels without needing to have each physical device. The emulator provides almost all of the capabilities of a real Android device
Does it work on Windows & Mac?
Yes, it does work perfectly on Windows and Mac. Moreover, there are tons of Android Emulators available in the market. In the article, I will tell you how to download Android Apps using Android Emulator. Let’s begin now and first I’ll give you a brief overview of Microsoft Authenticator and will explain all the features.
About Microsoft Authenticator:
Use Microsoft Authenticator for easy, secure sign-ins for all your online accounts using multi-factor authentication, passwordless, or password autofill. You also have additional account management options for your Microsoft personal, work, or school accounts.
Download Microsoft Authenticator for PC Using Android Emulators:
To download Microsoft Authenticator on PC, you will require an Android Emulator. Use the links provided below to download the Android Emulator of your choice. I have provided you with the top 3 Android Emulators. All of these work perfectly on both Windows & Mac. I have tested and then shared it with you guys.
Heed the instructions provided In the links given above and install the Android Emulator on your Windows or Mac. After that, you will follow all the instructions to install any Android app at the same link.
Download Microsoft Authenticator for PC Using BlueStacks: [ Method 1 ]
#1 Download BlueStacks:
First, you need to download and install BlueStacks on your Windows 11 and Mac. You can use the link given above to download the latest BlueStacks version on Windows and Mac. Please make sure you follow all the instructions provided in the above link, otherwise, you won’t be able to download Microsoft Authenticator for PC & Mac.
#2 Install Microsoft Authenticator on PC:
Once you have installed BlueStacks on your Windows and Mac. It’s time to install Microsoft Authenticator on PC & Mac. Open BlueStacks and head over to the Home screen of BlueStacks. After that Click on the Google Play icon, type Microsoft Authenticator in the search bar, and hit enter button. Next click on the Install Button right next to the Microsoft Authenticator name.
There you go now you have installed Microsoft Authenticator on PC & Mac using BlueStacks. If you don’t want to use BlueStacks, you can always go with the Nox App Player. Heed the instruction below to install Microsoft Authenticator on PC Mac using Nox.
Download Microsoft Authenticator for PC using Nox App Player: [ Method 2 ]
- Download and install Nox from the link above, if you haven’t till now.
- Open Nox App Player on PC or Mac. Head over to the Home screen.
- Click on the Google Play icon and it will load up Google App Store.
- Now click on the search bar and type Microsoft Authenticator and hit enter.
- On the next screen click on the Microsoft Authenticator name, after that click on the install button.
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