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Connect Drive for PC

Connect Drive for PC

Published by © Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.

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About Connect Drive For PC

Connect Drive is an Android app developed by © Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.. It was released at Google Play Store on Jul 13, 2015, for Android users. Connect Drive is so popular, it has already received 500k installations and growing. DesktopTwo's latest Connect Drive version is v2.1.1. The file size is 34.65 MB.

Yes, Connect Drive can be run on a computer. But first, you'll need emulator software for Windows or MAC. You can get it free of charge. Before installing the emulator make sure to check the minimum and recommended system requirements in order to run it smoothly. These requirements may vary depending on the version of emulator you use. We recommend that the emulator be downloaded in its latest version. Here's a list of three Android emulators, which we have chosen based on their popularity.

How to Install Connect Drive for PC

BlueStacks

Minimum
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 4GB of RAM. (Note that having 4GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • Storage: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC.
Recommended:
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000.
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750.
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Storage: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives)
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.

Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

  • Bluestacks is available for download from the official website. BluesStacks v 5 is available and is approximately 400 MB.
  • Once you have completed the download, click the Bluestacks Setup file to install it on Windows. Follow the on-screen instructions and install it accordingly.
  • Next, you will need to launch the emulator from the desktop shortcut. Then sign in with your Google Account.
  • Now, go to Bluestacks Home Screen and click on Google Play Store.
  • Google Play has a search bar that allows you to search for Connect Drive.
  • You can download Connect Drive directly from the Play Store. Click the Install option to complete the downloading.

NoxPlayer

Minimum
  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and DirectX 9.0c
  • Processor: At least dual-core processor, both Intel, and AMD are OK
  • Video: Supports Open GL 2.0 or above
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
Recommended
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Multiple core processors which support VT-x or AMB-V Virtualization Technology, better performance with this function enabled
  • Video: The higher performance, the better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

Storage: 1 GB available under installation path, 1.5GB available hard drive space

Internet: Broadband Internet connection

  • NoxPlayer can be downloaded from the official website. NoxPlayer version 3 is now available. It weighs in at 600MB.
  • The downloaded setup file will now be used to install the emulator. Follow the screen instructions to install NoxPlayer.
  • Start the Nox Android emulator after the installation is complete. Log in to your Google account whenever it asks.
  • Click on the Google Play Store symbol and then head to the search bar to find Connect Drive. Once Connect Drive is found, click the "Install" button to install it for your computer.
  • Sideload APK (download the .APK file here and then open it with NoxPlayer) if Connect Drive is not available on Google Play Store.
  • Launch Connect Drive from home-screen and start playing it on PC right away

MEmu

Minimum
  • 2 cores x86/x86_64 Processor (Intel or AMD CPU)
  • WinXP SP3 / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 (Not recommended to run on Server/Enterprise)
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 2.0
  • Hardware Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x/AMD-V) shall be enabled in BIOS
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB for x64 system)
  • 5GB of hard disk free space
Recommended
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 with VT Enabled
  • CPU: Single Thread PassMark score > 1500 (Intel/AMD Multi-Core).
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with PassMark score > 750.
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 4.5 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • HDD: SSD, 10GB of hard disk free space
  • Internet: Broadband connection with low latency for FPS games
  • Download MEmu Play from the official website. NoxPlayer v7.5 is the most recent version.
  • When the download is finished, install MEmu on your PC. Follow the on-screen instructions and keep on clicking the Next button until the final step.
  • Now, using the desktop shortcut, look for the MEmu Play emulator and launch it. After you have completed the installation, it will prompt you to log in with your Google account.
  • MEmu Play will ask you to log in using your Google account. When you log in, it will sync your Google account to MEmu Play. Start the Google Play Store, click on the icon and type Connect Drive into the search box.
  • Once Connect Drive is found in your search results, click on "Install". You can also sideload APK(download the .APK file from this page and open it with MEmu) if you want to skip the above step.
  • After you have installed Connect Drive, all is well for using the app on your personal computer.
Regardless of which Android emulator you choose, the steps to install, configure, and running the Connect Drive app on PC are the same.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Connect Drive available for PC?

No, but you can still download Connect Drive for PC.

Can I download Connect Drive?

Yes, you can either download the APK or from Google Play Store inside an emulator.

How do I install Connect Drive on Windows 10?

You can follow the install steps of any of the three emulators listed above.

How can I download Connect Drive on PC without Emulator like BlueStacks?

No, you cannot download Connect Drive on PC without Emulator unless available in the Microsoft Windows store.