Using this feature you will be able to transfer files from your computer to BlueStacks and vice-versa.
Ease in sharing media between apps, importing media files from Windows to BlueStacks and vice versa.
BlueStacks Versions affected
BlueStacks Version 4.140 and above.
All users of BlueStacks.
You can find the BlueStacks Media Manager app in the "More Apps" icon on BlueStacks Dock as shown below.
Once you launch Media manager, you’ll see a screen similar to the one below. We will take up each section one by one and will explain its usage.
Gallery behaves like the Android gallery you may be familiar with and can be opened from any app that accesses media files. It also contains all supported files downloaded within any apps or any files imported from Windows. You can long-press the icon for any file available here to
a) select it for sending it to any app or b) exporting to Windows.
Shown below is an example of a jpg that has been selected and exported to Windows. You may also delete files by using the delete button. You can also select multiple files and perform a common action.
App media contains folders of different apps and contains the Media files downloaded in these apps. Shown below is an example of an image downloaded from WhatsApp.
Imported Files contains all the files that have been copied from your PC to BlueStacks. These files can now be used in any other app on BlueStacks.
How to Import/Export files
Import From Windows
This feature lets you import files from your PC to BlueStacks. Steps below shows how to import files from your PC to BlueStacks.
Click on "Import From Windows" as shown below:
It will open a window as shown below, from here you can navigate to the folder and select the files which you want to import to BlueStacks and click "open"
The selected file will be Imported to BlueStacks in "Imported Files" as shown below:
Export to Windows
This feature lets you copy files downloaded in any app to the Windows.
Long press the file you want to export and click on "Export to windows" as shown below:
It will open a window as shown below, from here you can navigate to the folder where you want to save the file and click on "Save"
The file will be successfully saved on your computer.
We genuinely appreciate your choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support at bluestacks dot com. Thank you very much.
Last updated on September 27, 2019.