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How to use Google Play Store from PC

Google Play allows you to install applications and games on your mobile from a distance: so you can enter the store from your computer.

Not all Android mobile users know that it is possible enter and use Google Play from your computer.

Logically, it is not possible download and install apps and games from Google Play on your PC. What is possible is something much more useful and convenient, such as the possibility of install apps on our Android devices remotely.

In this guide, we will explain everything you need to know to use the Google Play Store from your PC, either to install apps remotely on your mobile, or to use Android apps on your computer using an emulator.

Google Play Store on your computer.

Google Play Store on a computer and a mobile.

Use Google Play from the browser, step by step

The process for use Google Play Store on a PC and remotely installing applications on your computer is quite simple. You just have to follow these steps:

  1. Enter the Google Play Store website through the browser on your PC.
  2. Log in with the same Google account that you have associated with your mobile.
  3. Now, look for the application or game that you want to download on your mobile.
  4. Access the application page and tap on "Install".
  5. Choose the mobile or Android device where you want to install the application. You can choose between all the mobiles that have your Google account associated with them.
  6. Accept, and wait for the process to finish. The website may ask you to enter your Google account password to finish.

Now, if you go to your mobile you will see how the application or game you have chosen will start to download and install automatically, without having to enter Google Play.

Although through the computer version of Google Play it is not possible to perform other actions such as update applications or uninstall them from the mobile, the possibility of installing apps remotely is a function that can be very useful on many occasions.

Use Google Play with Android emulators

But there are other ways to use Google Play on PC beyond its web version.

And it is that thanks to the Android emulators for PC, it is possible download apps from the store, and use them on your computer as if it were a mobile or a tablet.

A good example of Android emulator for PC that offers access to the Google Play Store is Bluestacks. It is one of the most famous applications in its category, as it offers a very good experience with Android, optimized for use on computers, whether portable or desktop.

For use Google Play from your computer using the Bluestacks emulator, these are the steps you should follow:

  1. First of all, Download and install Bluestacks on your computer.
  2. When starting Bluestacks for the first time, you will have to log into your Google account. Enter the email address and password for it.
  3. Follow the steps indicated on the screen, and finish accepting the use of Google services.

After completing the last step, you will be automatically directed to Google Play Store, in a version similar to the one you could find on an Android mobile or tablet, but with the peculiarity that you will allow you to download Android apps directly to your computer through the emulator.