Over the years, messaging has gone through different stages. Starting from letters, we now reached the era of social messaging. If you are a person who wants to chat anonymously with strangers using your username only, I can’t resist recommending Kik app for you. What if you want to download Kik for PC? Well, you shouldn’t be sad about it. Here we are going to deal with the exact same topic. So are you ready to dive into the core of the topic? Here you go!
Download Kik App for PC Windows Computer
I am going to give you two different methods to run Kik for PC. In case you face any issue with one, you can go with the second option.
Method 1: Using an Android Emulator
In order to use this method, your PC should be able to render decent graphics. Android app players (or popularly known as emulators) will pull the most out of your computer in terms of graphics. Once you make sure that your computer has enough graphics you can start following the step by step guide below.
Step 1: You have to download an Android emulator. If you ask me for the best, I will cast my vote for Bluestacks. Given that it uses most of your resources, you may not be able to make the most out of Bluestacks. So, you can go with any other option like koplayer. Use the following links to download Bluestacks or koplayer. If you have any other personal favorites, you can go with it.
Step 2: As you might have guessed, the next step is installing the software on your computer. Just double-click on the setup file. Then, you will not find it difficult to install it as the procedure same to installing any other software.
Step 3: Now you have to download the APK file for Kik. Use the following link. I hope you are familiar with APK files. You might have installed some apps on your device using appropriate APK files.
Step 4: Once the download finishes, you have to right-click on it and choose Open with. Then, you will see a context menu getting opened. From the list of software, you should choose the Android emulator you installed (Bluestacks, koplayer or whichever you chose).
That’s it! You can use Kik for PC like you do on your mobile phone without any issues. What if you can’t use the method given above? Well, try the following method.
Method 2: Using a Chrome Extension (The Easier Way)
IN the first method we learn how you can run kik app on your PC using bluestacks or any other android emulator. However, you need a good computer (with decent RAM and Processor) to run an Android emulator smoothly. So what should you do in case you own an old computer? Well, you can follow this second method. Here you will learn to use kik on your PC following the simplest method. The simplest way is using ARC Welder, which is a Chrome extension. Actually, enough of Chit-Chat buddy, let’s jump to the main course here. Follow the steps very carefully if you wanna run kik on pc without using bluestacks.
Step 1: The first step is opening the Chrome browser and installing the extension. I hope you know how to install a Chrome add-on. Use the following link.
Step 2: To be specific, ARC Welder is not exactly an extension but a Chrome app. In order to see it, you have to enter chrome://apps into the address bar. Alternatively, you can hit the Apps button on the bookmarks bar.
Step 3: Then, you have to choose a location to store files. It is possible to create and select the new location.
Step 4: Finally, go with Choose your APK. Don’t forget to browse to the exact same file you downloaded. (check the above section for the link)
I hope you know how to run Kik for PC now. If you have any doubt, leave a comment below. I will be happy to help you out.