Using alfred on a computer

Hi do you know if I was to download bluestacks and get a webcam do you think it would work?

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Hey @ryanshreeve59,

Thank you for joining us at Alfred Center!

Some Superheroes have apparently made this work with the webcam on their laptop:

We haven’t really got around to verifying it tho! If you give it a go, please let us know how it turns out!


Bluestacks is an Android emulator, it allows you to run android apps on a windows PC…for example : Alfred. I downloaded Bluestacks from here:, signed into google, opened up the play store within the Bluestacks app, downloaded Alfred and my webcam was operable within minutes as an Alfred camera. Until the Alfred team can get a viable official alternative, this works for now. Two screenshots:


i’m trying install with Bluestack 4. not working… Always show screen please choose Viewer or Camera.

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@khairolazhar86 please message @Lecram or search this forum for his posts reference Android emulators for Windows environment.

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