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You can pentest your Android apps on Windows 11 using WSA

Many would argue that the best way to perform mobile application penetration testing on Android is physically connecting a bunch of Android smartphones to a PC or Mac and debugging them. This combination does offer a plethora of control options for pentesting, and for many testing scenarios, a higher degree of swiftness you can’t get...

Android apps on Windows 11 are now available in the Dev channel

Microsoft is rolling out the ability to install and run Android apps on Windows 11 to Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel. Microsoft had originally announced Android apps for Windows 11 alongside the operating system itself on June 24th, but the feature missed the initial Windows 11 release. Oddly enough, Microsoft began testing Android app support...

Here’s how to install Play Store and other Google apps on Windows Subsystem for Android

Windows Subsystem for Android is finally here. What's more interesting is that you can unofficially try it right now — even if you're not enrolled in the Beta channel of Windows 11. In case you're not happy with the mandatory Amazon Appstore integration, you should be happy to hear that the app sideloading process isn't...

WSATools makes it easier to sideload Android apps on Windows 11

Last week, Android apps finally came to Windows 11 for Insiders enrolled in the Beta channel. Officially, only apps from the Amazon Appstore are available, and only a few of them at that. However, we've already shown you how you can get the Windows Subsystem for Android to run on non-Insider PCs, as well as...

Here’s how to install a launcher app on Windows Subsystem for Android

Windows Subsystem for Android is undoubtedly an excellent feature of Windows 11 for running Android apps on your PC as natively as possible. Whether you are an app developer looking for a seamless debugging environment, or just a regular user trying to run their favorite Android apps alongside regular Windows programs — the integrated Android...

Here’s how to bypass Amazon Appstore’s region lock on Windows Subsystem for Android

Earlier this week, Microsoft gave us a sneak peek of the Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11, as they released the first build through the beta channel. However, the Android layer comes without any Google services, which means there's no official way to download apps from the Google Play Store on Windows 11 just...

How to run Android apps on any Windows 11 PC without Windows Insider

It’s been just a day since Microsoft unveiled the long-anticipated Windows Subsystem for Android for Windows 11. The company has also published a plethora of documentation related to the integration with Amazon Appstore and Android app development on Windows using the native Android subsystem. However, unlike typical bleeding edge features, the Dev channel of Windows...

Android apps are now available on Windows 11 in the Beta channel

After documentation for the Windows Subsystem for Android was spotted on Microsoft's website earlier today, the company has now officially announced that Android apps are now available on Windows 11 if you're a Windows Insider. Oddly enough, you'll need to be enrolled in the Beta channel, not the Dev channel, in order to access the...

Windows 11 leaked screenshots showcase multi-instance support for Android apps

Ever since Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June of this year, we've been expecting support for Android apps to arrive. While the feature ended up not launching alongside Windows 11 itself, Windows Insiders are supposed to be able to test it in the coming months. In the meantime, screenshots of Android apps running on Windows...

Windows Subsystem for Android benchmarks shed light on its performance

Newly-surfaced benchmarks have given us a first look at the performance of the Windows Subsystem for Android. Microsoft announced Windows 11 would support Android apps when it first announced the new operating system, but there's a lot we still don't know. This is going to be enabled by the Windows Subsystem for Android, which is...
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