How to access hard disk in bluestacks

How to access hard disk in bluestacks

Bluestacks is a great emulator to run Android apps on your computer. Simply download Bluestack and install it on your computer. Install the app you want to run. The problem is, however, that accessing hard drive content in bluestacks such as songs is hardly difficult, videos and photos. Here we show you a good way to access your hard drive in bluestacks.

Bluestacks now has a media manager that allows you to easily import / export files.


Media Manager is an Android application available with BlueStacks 3. You can easily and directly access media files in various formats – images, videos, audio that are used by all apps in BlueStacks. You can also import Windows media files into BlueStacks and vice versa.


Easily exchange media between apps, import media files from Windows to BlueStacks and vice versa.

BlueStacks versions affected

Client version: and higher

Motor version: and higher


All users of BlueStacks 3.

Geo is affected

All geos

You can find the BlueStacks Media Manager app in the “System app” folder on the “My apps” tab.

Once you start the app, a screen similar to the one below will appear. We will take up each section individually and explain its use.


The BlueStacks gallery behaves like the Android gallery and can be opened from any app that accesses the gallery. It also contains all media files that have been downloaded into apps or imported from Windows. You can long press the icon for each file available here to a) select it for sending to any app or b) export to Windows. Below is an example of a GIF that has been selected and uploaded to Facebook. You can also delete files using the Delete button. You can also select multiple files at the same time.

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App media

App media contain folders of various apps and the data downloaded in these apps. Below is an example of an image downloaded in the Facebook app.

Imported files

Imported files contains all files that have been copied from your PC to BlueStacks. These files can now be used in any other app on BlueStacks.


Import from Windows

With this function you can import files from your PC into BlueStacks.

In this FAQ you will learn how to import files from your PC into BlueStacks.

Export to Windows

This feature allows you to copy files downloaded from any app to the Windows desktop.

In this FAQ you will learn how to copy files from BlueStacks to the PC.

We are very pleased that you have chosen BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy it. If you have further questions, please contact the support of bluestacks dot com. Many thanks.

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