If you were excited about Microsoft bringing, we've got bad news. The software giant recently said that on Oct. 5. The apps will, however, appear in a preview test in the coming months, but a date hasn't been confirmed for when they will be available to the public.
Currently, Android apps are, but only with the Your Phone app that Microsoft rolled out last year. Along with eventual Android app support, Windows 11 will introduce a more , an updated version of to personalize your PC's look and feel, and new , among other .
We'll explain everything we know so far about Android apps on your futurewhen they eventually arrive.
When can I start using Android apps on my PC?
Windows 11 will begin rolling out to the general public on(if you're a member of the Windows Insider Program, you can ). Android apps were originally expected to launch with the latest software, but now it's uncertain when that'll happen. Here's how some for now.
Will I have to pay to update to Windows 11?
Most likely not. Microsoft said Windows 11 will be available as aand on new PCs. You can see if your PC is eligible by downloading Microsoft's . (Here's , and other ways to determine if your computer will be compatible with Windows 11.) The free upgrade will be available into 2022.
Which Android apps will be available on Windows 11 once the kinks are worked out?
When it's ready, Microsoft will be bringing all the Android apps on Amazon's Appstore (currently nearly 500,000 of them) to its Store. This includes Disney Plus, TikTok, Netflix, Pinterest, Uber and more, but not every one of the Android apps on the Google Play Store (around 3.5 million).
Will I immediately be able to download the Android apps when I get Windows 11?
At this time, no. Once Microsoft does make the apps available, you'll need to download the Amazon Appstore app and log in to your Amazon account to download Android apps.
For more information, here's, and .