Windows 11 will support sideloading Android applications: Report. Microsoft’s Windows 11 may not be restricted to the Amazon App Store for Android app installation, since sideloading Android applications onto Windows 11 will be allowed.
While renowned engineer Miguel de Icaza emphasizes on Twitter that he is not speaking for Microsoft. His answer seems to be a resounding statement that sideloading Android applications are feasible.
This implies that users will no longer be restrict to the Android applications available on the Amazon App Store. As long as they have the APK file, according to Android Central.
When Microsoft announced support for Android applications in Windows 11. It includes the proviso that apps will be download through the Amazon App Store from the Microsoft Store.
The primary source of worry is the limited amount of available applications. Around 500,000 compared to over 3.5 million on the Google Play Store. This excludes certain popular applications, such as Snapchat, which are not accessible on the Amazon App Store.
Microsoft has said that it would provide more information on the Android app experience “in the coming months.”