How To Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks Easily: Step-by-Step Guide

How To Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks Easily: Step-by-Step Guide

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Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks
_Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks_

Have you tried creating APK files or backup from Bluestacks? …. Bluestacks!! What is Bluestacks?? Well, most of the people are aware about Bluestacks. But if you don’t know about it, then let me explain it to you. Bluestacks is an emulator application which is used to run android apps on your Windows or Mac PC. Technically, it is an android emulator application. It helps you run almost all android apps and games in your PC. You can enjoy apps like Whatsapp, Snapchat, Wechat, Line and games like Temple run, flappy bird & clash of clans in your Windows XP, 7, 8 or Mac PC. But you need a high end system configuration to run it. It needs at least 2 GB RAM and a good graphic card to function smoothly.

Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks
_Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks_

Well, coming back to the topic. If you have installed an app from Google Play Store in Bluestacks and want to extract their respective apk files. Then, let me tell you that it is possible as Bluestacks allow you to create APK files as a backup application. If you are thinking to hard reset your device or want to share the apps installed on Bluestacks to others. Then, you can follow the below step-by-step tutorial guide to create backup of apps.

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Advantages of creating APK files or Backup:

Always try to make a backup of all the apps. It could be beneficial in the future need. Let’s see some of the advantages of creating backup.

  • Backing up apps is an important step to make sure that you don’t loose them in case of hard reset.
  • You can share the apps with your friends instead of downloading it again.
  • In case there is any problem with the app, you can uninstall it, fix the issue and re-install it easily.

Hence, creating apk files (Backup) from Bluestacks is a beneficial step.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks:

There are two methods to create APK Files or backup. Follow the below steps to create APK files or Backup from Bluestacks:

Method 1: Create APK File (Backup) via File Manager:

Step 1: At first, Install any file Manager in your Bluestacks. I would recommend you to download Astro File Manager. If you are already using any file Manager then skip this step.

Step 2: Now, Download the app from Google Play Store in Bluestacks.

Step 3: Once the download and installation procedure of the app completes, open Astro File Manager. Now, Swipe from right to left for opening TOOLS menu.

Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks Astro File Manager
_Astro File Manager Application Manager_

Step 4: You will see all the installed apps here. Mark a tick on the apps for which you want to create their apk file as shown in the above image.

Step 5: Once you have ticked on all the desired apps, click on “Backup“.

Step 6: Wait for the process to be completed. Once it is completed, go to sdcard>>backups>>apps. You will see all the apk files of the apps.

Now, copy these apps and paste it at Documents via Astro File manager. It will be saved under “My Documents” of your windows file directory.

That’s it. You’re done. You have successfully created apk file (Backup) from Bluestacks. If you face any problem with method 1 then you can follow Method 2.

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Method 2: Create APK File (Backup) via App Backup & Restore

Step 1: Download “App Backup & Restore” app. Download it from here. It is one of the best app to create app backups.

Step 2: Install it in your Bluestacks and open it. You will see list of all installed apps here. Mark a tick on the apps for which you want to create their apk file.

Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks
_App Backup & Restore-Apps List_

Step 3: Once you have ticked on all the desired apps, click on “Backup“. Wait for the process to be completed.

Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks

Step 4: Once it is completed, go to sdcard>>App_Backup_Restore via any File Manager. You will see all the apk files of the apps.

Now, copy these apps and paste it at Documents via Astro File manager. It will be saved under “My Documents” of your windows file directory.

Create APK Files (Backup) From Bluestacks

That’s it. You’re done. You have successfully created apk file (Backup) from Bluestacks.

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  • http://www.videogamewriter.com/ dc

    ASTRO doesn’t work. Tap the App Mgr in ASTRO and it says “Astro has encountered an unexpected problem.” Also the App Mgr is now a hammer icon at the bottom left.

    HOwever method 2 still works. Thanks!