How to import your BlueStacks 4 macros to BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

You can import macros that you used on BlueStacks 4 to use in BlueStacks 5. Make sure that you have installed both BlueStacks 4 as well as BlueStacks 5 on your computer to do so.

NOTE: There may be a chance that your BlueStacks 4 macro would be incompatible with BlueStacks 5. To see why, please refer to this article.


How can I import my BlueStacks 4 macros to BlueStacks 5?

Any macro that you would have created on BlueStacks 4 would have been saved on your computer as a .json file. To import this file into BlueStacks 5 Beta, please follow the steps below.

1. Launch BlueStacks 4 and open the Macro recorder from the Side toolbar, as shown below.

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2. On the BlueStacks macro recorder window, click on the "Export" icon, available at the top right corner.

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3. On the next screen, select the macro which you wish to export from BlueStacks 4 to BlueStacks 5 and click on the "Export" button.

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4. You will now be asked to save the macro to a location of your choice. Select the desired folder and click on "OK". Your macro will be saved at the selected location as a file with ".json" extension.

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5. Next, launch BlueStacks 5 and open the Macro manager from the Side toolbar.

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6. On the BlueStacks macro manager window, click on the "Hamburger menu" on the top right corner of the screen and select the "Import macro" option. This will open an explorer window.

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7. Go to the location of the saved macro on your computer, select the macro file with .json extension and then, click on Import.

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8. The imported macro will now be available for use in the Macro Manager, as shown below.

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Thank you for choosing BlueStacks 5. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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