There are two kinds of people in this world – one who swears by their iOS or Android device, and then there is this second kind who wants to have the best of both worlds. If you fall in the latter category, chances are you use one device at home and the other at work. Or, maybe you are a tech enthusiast who wishes to see if you can successfully run Apple apps on Android.
For the latter category of people, the important question is – Can they run Apple or iOS apps on Android or access any other iOS data on an Android device. We’ll unearth tips, tricks and everything in between to find out if this can be done.
Use An Emulator To Run Apple Apps On Android
The best way to run Apple apps on Android is to use an iOS emulator which are applications that replicate the iOS hardware on the intended device. In our case, it will be an Android device. The installation process of an iOS emulator is more or less the same for all emulators. We’ll quickly show, what it looks like when you install an iOS emulator to run Apple apps on Android –
Basic General Steps To Run iOS Apps On Android Via iOS Emulator
- Download the iOS emulator of your choice
- Now, install the APK file on your Android device
- You will have to enable the download app from unknown sources on your Android device. You will mostly find this option in your Security settings.
With the process out of the way, let’s quickly have a look at some of the best iOS emulators using which you will be able to run iOS apps on your Android device. If the thought is stopping you that to run Apple apps on Android via these emulators, you will have to deal with rooting your device, worry not! Just install these, and the rest will be taken care of.
Best iOS Emulators To Access iOS Apps On Android
iOS EMUS is yet another free emulator which lets you run iOS apps and games on your Android device with the utmost ease. It requires an Android device which runs on version 4.0 and above. The best part is it adjusts according to the screen of your device and once installed; it organizes your apps in alphabetical order. Plus, the installation is effortless. It is highly customizable and works on both non-rooted and rooted devices. The only turn off that you might encounter is that it has a lot of ads.
IEMU is an iOS emulator which has a simple interface. It is popular for maintaining the quality of apps on your Android device, which means the iOS apps will run in the same way on your Android device as they would on iOS. It is entirely free of cost. It also helps save data once you have closed an iOS app or game. The only disadvantage of this app is that you will first have to download the APK file with the help of PC and then transfer it on your Android device.
With the help of Cider, you can access all iOS games and apps on Android free of cost. It requires at least 1 GB of RAM for the smooth functioning of Apple apps on Android devices that run on version 2.3.5 and above. The interface is easy and attractive. The only downside is that it doesn’t work on all Android devices.
How To Access iOS Calendars, Email And Contacts On Android
Up until now, we hope that we have streamlined your path for using iOS apps and games on an Android device, and you won’t have the urge to give up on your iOS device. Even if you and which might not necessarily be a wrong decision, do read our guide on how to switch from iPhone to Android. Also, we have covered everything you need to know about setting up iCloud Mail on Android phone.
Access iOS Calendar From Android
It is important to note that with the workaround mentioned below, you will only to view and keep track of your schedule but won’t be able to edit, add or delete events from your Android device. With the caveat out of the way, let’s get down to the steps with the help of which you will be able to access iOS calendar from Android –
Link Apple And Google Calendar
- Go to iCloud.in and log in using your Apple ID
- Now tap on the Calendar
- On the left-hand side, you will see a list of the calendar, choose one that you wish to see on Android
- When you tap on this calendar, a Calendar sharing icon will pop up. Select Public Calendar and then select Copy Link
- Go to the Google Calendar
- On the left-hand side menu, tap on the three-dotted icon. From the drop-down choose New calendar
- Copy/paste the URL into the URL of calendar
- Click on Add calendar
We Hope You’ll Now Be Able To Run Apple Apps On Android Like A Pro
Now, even if you don’t have your iOS smartphone, you will no longer have to miss it. Your Android device will do most things that your iOS device does. With that, we bring this blog to an end.
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