When will W11 Support Androids Apps?


Steve C

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When will W11 support Android apps since this might encourage me to upgrade from W10?
 

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Probably this Fall or Spring 2023. MS is currently planning on adding more markets to the Amazon App Store this Fall. So far only US market has been supported.

With some fiddling though, you can get WSA running in any market and even have full Google Play support. I don't recommend this approach though as you need to know exactly what you're doing, or you'll brick your Android instance.
 

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Probably this Fall or Spring 2023. MS is currently planning on adding more markets to the Amazon App Store this Fall. So far only US market has been supported.

With some fiddling though, you can get WSA running in any market and even have full Google Play support. I don't recommend this approach though as you need to know exactly what you're doing, or you'll brick your Android instance.
It is now allegedly available to rest of world, but Amazon has not caught up.
 

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Hi there

@cereberus and others interested :

If you DO get it working there's a brilliant FREE radio app which gives access to zillions of free Internet radio stations called RadioGarden.

Try it first on an Android phone and beam the sound to Windows or a decent set of speakers.

Then for Windows :


It shows also how to install the native .apk on Windows.

(Tunein used to be good for Internet radio on Windows / Android etc but it's hobbled so much by "rights restrictions" that it's worse than useless in some areas unless you use a vpn).

Cheers
jimbo
 

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Also keep in mind, any WSA image update coming from MS App Store will overwrite any modifications you did to your WSA instance --> You have to reapply all the Google Play store related stuff every time WSA image is updated by MS.
 

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