How to transfer media files from PC to BlueStacks 4 or vice-versa

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This article will help you understand how to transfer files from your computer to BlueStacks and vice-versa. 

Files imported in BlueStacks can also be shared using other apps such as Whatsapp, Instagram, etc. inside BlueStacks. Read on to know how to do this!

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How to transfer files on BlueStacks 4.205 and above

Transferring files to/from BlueStacks is a very simple process. Click below to learn:

How to transfer files from PC to BlueStacks?

1. Launch Bluestacks and open the Library.

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2. Once you're in the library, open your System apps.

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3. Here, double click on the icon for the Media Manager app. You can refer to this article to learn about every feature of the Media Manager.

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4. Now, click on Import From Windows as shown below. This feature lets you import files from your PC to BlueStacks. 

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5. It will open a Windows Explorer pop-up, from where you can navigate to the file you want to import to BlueStacks.

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6. Once you have found the file you want to import, select it and click Open.

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7. Congrats! The selected file will now get imported to BlueStacks, inside the section Imported Files.

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How to transfer files from BlueStacks to PC?

1. Launch Bluestacks and open the Library.

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2. Once you're in the library, open your System apps.

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3. Here, double click on the icon for the Media Manager app. You can refer to this article to learn about every feature of the Media Manager.

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4. Now, select the media file you want to export by long-pressing the left click of your mouse on it.

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5. Once you have selected the file, click on Export to Windows as shown below.

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6. It will open up a Windows Explorer pop-up, from here you can navigate to the folder where you want to store the media file and click on Save.

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7. Your media file will finally be saved on your PC!

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How to transfer files on BlueStacks 4.200 and below

Note: We recommend that you upgrade to the latest version of BlueStacks if you're currently on BlueStacks 4.200 and below. You can upgrade to it from here.

To transfer files to/from BlueStacks, you need to follow some very simple steps. Click below to learn:

How to transfer files from PC to BlueStacks?

1. Inside BlueStacks, open the Media Manager which is available in the More Apps option given on the Dock. To know more about the Media Manager, please click here.

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2. Once the Media Manager opens up, click on Import From Windows as shown below. This feature lets you import files from your PC to BlueStacks. 

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3. It will open a Windows Explorer pop-up, from where you can navigate to the file you want to import to BlueStacks. Once you have selected it, click Open.

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4. The selected file will be Imported to BlueStacks, inside the section Imported Files.

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How to transfer files from BlueStacks to PC?

1. Inside BlueStacks, open the Media Manager which is available in the More Apps option given on the Dock. To know more about the Media Manager, please click here.

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2. Now, select the media file you want to export by long-pressing the left click of your mouse on it.

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3. Once you have selected the media file, click on Export to Windows as shown below. 

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4. It will open up a Windows Explorer pop-up, from here you can navigate to the folder where you want to store the media file and click on Save.

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5. Your media file will finally be saved on your PC!


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on July 10, 2020

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