Hey Hike user!. Do you want to download hike for pc running windows or mac? Then do read it this tutorial on how to download and install hike for windows or mac.
There are a lot of instant messenger applications out there and is really one of the best methods on instant communication these days. With lots of instant messenger applications, two factors that leads to the popularity of any instant messaging application is its user base and the list of features that it offers.
Considering both these factors, the Hike Messenger seems to be the latest instant messaging trend out there. The application supports all the major mobile operating systems out there. However, one major concern with the Hike Messenger is that it does not have an official Windows client or a Mac client.
However, if you are eager to enjoy the awesome features and functionality of the Hike Messenger on your Windows or Mac powered devices, then today we are here with a detailed guide that will take you through the procedures required to Download the Official Hike Messenger for PC and Laptop running Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 and even devices running the Mac operating system.
Hike Messenger for PC and Mac Features:
You can enjoy all the awesome features of the Hike Messenger if you install the hike app on your Windows PC and Laptop and even on Mac devices. Below are some of the features of the Hike Messenger:
- Hike Messenger allows you to send money to other Hike users using Hike Wallet (only in India).
- You can customize your Hike Messenger app by choosing themes.
- Know what your friends are up to with the timeline feature and stories from your friends.
- Night based theme to make using the application not harmful for your eyes.
- You can images, videos, and other different types of files too. You can also send scanned documents on PC using Camscanner for PC
How to Download and Install Hike Messenger on PC and Laptop?
If you have a Windows PC or Laptop running either the Windows 7,8,10 or even the Windows XP operating system, then below is how you can easily install Hike Messenger on Windows powered Laptop and PC.
Method 1: Install Hike for PC using Bluestacks
In this method, we will be using the BlueStacks Android Emulator to install Hike Messenger on PC.
The BlueStacks Android Emulator is a software available for the Windows operating system that allows anyone to download, install and run Android applications from the Google Play Store on their Windows powered devices. The BlueStacks Android Emulator can be run on any Windows devices running the Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or even Windows XP versions.
1) Download the BlueStacks Android Emulator on your PC and install it.
2) Launch the BlueStacks app.
3) Login using your Google account username and password.
4) Now, in the Search bar provided within the BlueStacks app window, search for the keyword “Hike Messenger”.
5) From the search results that appear, find the official Hike Messenger application and click on it. The official Hike Messenger app is published by “Hike Ltd”.
6) Within the official Hike Messenger page, click on the “Install” button.
The Hike Messenger will now be downloaded and installed on your Windows Laptop or PC running Windows XP, 7, 8 or 10, operating system.
Method 2: Install Hike for PC using ARC Welder Chrome Extension
If due to some rare case the BlueStacks Android Emulator does not work fine on your Windows PC or Laptop, then here is how to download, install and run Hike Messenger on Windows PC and Laptop without BlueStacks.
This method of installing Hike Messenger on PC and Laptop requires you to have the Google Chrome web browser installed on your PC. If you do not have the Google Chrome browser installed, then you have to install it else you cannot proceed with the tutorial below.
1) Download the Hike Messenger APK on to your PC.
2) Download and install the ARC Welder extension on to your Google Chrome browser from here.
3) After installing the above mentioned extension on your Google Chrome web browser, launch the extension from within the Google Chrome browser.
4) Click on the “+” sign within the extension and then from the window that appears, select the APK file that you downloaded in Step 1 and click the “OK” button.
5) After selecting the APK, you can then choose the mode in which you like the app to be displayed on your display. You can choose either the Landscape Mode or the Portrait Mode.
6) Now click on the “Test” button and the Hike Messenger will then open in a new Google Chrome window.
Verify your Hike Messenger account using your registered mobile number and start using the application.
How to Download Hike Messenger for Mac?
If you do not own a Windows powered PC or laptop and what you have is a Mac machine, then below is how to download, install and run Hike Messenger on Mac machines:
To download and install the Hike Messenger on Mac devices, we make use of the BlueStacks Android Emulator and the procedures to install Hike on Mac using the BlueStacks Android Emulator is the same way you install the Hike on Windows PC.
So you can follow the Method 1 mentioned above which makes use of the BlueStacks Android Emulator to run Android apps on Mac devices.
I hope the above article on how to download Hike on Windows PC and Laptop and how to install Hike on Mac was easy for you to understand and execute.
If you are facing with any difficulties in following the above written guide, please do mention your issue in the comment section below and we will help you in overcoming your problem in the above tutorial.