How to create shortcut keys for macros on BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

Shortcut keys for macros, in BlueStacks 5.2 and above, allow you to stop or start your preferred macros instantly using the assigned keys while playing games.

Download the latest version of BlueStacks 5.

How can I assign shortcut keys to macros?

1. Launch BlueStacks 5 and click on the Macro manager icon on the Side Toolbar, as shown in the image below.

Alternatively, you can press "Ctrl + Shift + 7" on your keyboard to open the Macro manager.

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2. This will open the Macro manager window, as shown in the image below.

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3. Next to your preferred macro, click on the empty text box in the Shortcut column and press the desired shortcut key on your keyboard. 

For example, in the image below  "K" has been entered in the box. Thus, the shortcut key for "Macro(1)" is set as "Alt + Shift + K".

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4. Lastly, click on the "X" icon to close the Macro manager after you have selected the shortcut key.

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The combination of "Alt + Shift + (Selected key in step 3 above)" will be set as a shortcut for your preferred macro. Press these keys on your keyboard whenever you wish to start or stop the macro.


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!

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