Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.
Windows Subsystem for Android is currently only available for Windows Insiders in the Dev, Beta, and Release Preview Channels in the U.S. and Japan. Your device also must meet specific Windows 11 requirements for WSA.
- Apps available at Amazon Appstore.
- You will need to have a U.S.-based Amazon account to use the Amazon Appstore.
- 8 GB of RAM
- Solid-state drive (SSD)
- Supported processor (Intel® Core™ i3 8th Generation, AMD Ryzen™ 3000, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8c, or above).
- You may need to enable CPU virtualization for your PC’s BIOS/UEFI.
This tutorial will show you how to install Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) feature in Windows 11.
EXAMPLE: Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) settings
You will be able to open WSA settings from Start menu > All Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android after WSA has been installed.
Enable the Virtual Machine Platform optional feature. (see screenshots below)
You must be signed in as an administrator to add the Virtual Machine Platform feature.
Open the Amazon Appstore app page in the Microsoft Store, and click/tap on Install. (see screenshot below)
This will also automatically install Windows Subsystem for Android on your Windows 11 device.
When the app has finished installing, open the Start menu , click/tap on All Apps, and click/tap on the Amazon Appstore to open it. (see screenshots below)
Check or uncheck Share my diagnostic data for what you want, and click/tap on Continue. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on Already an Amazon customer? Sign in to sign in to the Amazon Appstore with your Amazon account. (see screenshot below)
If you do not have an Amazon account, you can click/tap on Create a new Amazon account instead to create one.
Sign in to your Amazon account. (see screenshots below)
You can now select Android apps to install from the Amazon Appstore. These installed Android apps will appear in your Start menu > All apps list like any other installed app. (see screenshot below)