Hike is a messenger, very similar to WhatsApp and BBM, and it is available for Java, Android, Symbian and Windows phone users. It is a good messaging app that gained much of the user’s attention in a very short span of time, and is gaining popularity over time. Initially when Hike was launched, it started as a program of inviting users to earn money, which was a very good marketing strategy and gained users interest, as they were getting money to chat using the application. Hike offers its users to send free text and voice messages to their friends on the same network.
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But this app is not officially availble for Windows PC till date. However, you can still enjoy Hike on PC. So, how about enjoying your favorite messaging application on big screen of your PC? Interesting, isn’t it? As you know that none of the Android apps can run on Windows on their own, something is required to act as an interface. We can make use of some Android emulators for windows to run Hike on PC. It can also be run on Mac.
How to Run Hike on PC?
Hike for PC is officially not available. However, you can enjoy this amazing messaging application on your Windows PC using an Android emulator.
- Bluestacks: It is an emulator that lets you run Android apps on Windows or Mac. There are some other emulators too, but we recommend using BlueStacks as it is very easy to use with clean interface and comes with no price tag. You can download BlueStacks from here!>
- APK of Hike: This is an optional requirement. It will be good if you already have apk of Hike, in case you want to save some KB’s of data, otherwise you can download the game internally in BlueStacks.
All done, follow the procedure 🙂
Downloading Hike for PC
Some simple steps is all what you need to follow to download Hike for PC and start experiencing the difference with big screen.
- Install Bluestacks on your PC.
- After installation is successful, launch BlueStacks.
- Go to search bar and search for Hike. You can choose any market place like 1Mobile Store or Google play Store.
- Once found, download it and install it.
Note:: In case you have APK of Hike, you need not search it on the Stores just open the apk file using Bluestacks. It will be installed automatically.
When Hike has been installed successfully, you will be getting a notification of the installation being successful. As soon as you get notified, open the Bluestacks and start experiencing this amazing app on your windows PC.
All About Hike – The Features
Hike is a social messaging service, specifically a messenger that lets you socially connect with your friends around the globe. It is just like whatsapp, Telegram, BBM and similar apps. It was developed by Bharti Soft Bank (BSB), which is an Indian company. It uses internet connection to send text and voice messages between the registered users.
This app is basically used for texting between users who are already on Hike. For joining Hike network you need to register on the network using your cell number, this registration is carried out in the app itself. Once registered, you will be visible to your friends who are already on hike and you will also be able to see them. Along with text messaging there are a variety of other features as Voice Messaging or Walkie-Talkie, Smilies and Emoticons, Stickers, etc.
That all said, in real world, nothing can beat the popularity and usability of Whatsapp and BBM. Hike can act as a good option for people looking out for something new but on the other way. If you want to try WhatsApp on your big screen of PC, do check the guide on WhatsApp for PC.