How to Convert EXE to APK on Android and PC (2023)

By converting your EXE files to APK files, you can run the PC software on your Android device. Converting a file to the desired file type has become quite easy thanks to various conversion programs; you can easily convert your files with just one click. This article will walk you through the process of converting EXE files to APK files so that you can run them on your Android phone. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the entire EXE to APK conversion process on both your Android and PC.

With the increase in the use of smartphones and computers, the development of applications and software for these devices has also increased considerably. Numerous apps for smartphones like Android and iOS are available on the Google Play Store and App Store. Also, the software for PC users is available on various official websites and web store. These apps and software have increased the usability of smartphones and computers. Almost all jobs require a smartphone or a computer. However, software developed for computers cannot run on a smartphone and applications developed for smartphones cannot run on a computer either.

That is why these applications and software are limited to their respective operating systems. There are few apps that work better on a computer and few programs that are easy to use on a smartphone. In order to solve this problem, we have come up with a method through which one can easily convert an EXE extension file into an APK file. This means that you can run software designed for your computer on your smartphone. The steps to follow and the software required for it are listed below.

Converting EXE Files To APK 

EXE and APK are two different file types that run on different operating systems i.e. Windows and Android. EXE files are compatible with Windows, while APK files are compatible with Android phones and tablets. So if you have an EXE file, you can run it on Windows, but it is not compatible with any other operating system. Similarly, you can run APK files on your Android device, but not on any other operating system.

If you have an EXE file and want to run it on your Android device, you need to convert it to APK format first. You can convert your EXE files to APK files using your Windows PC and Android device, and in this article, we will discuss both methods.


  • “EXE to APK Conversion Tool”, (you will find it in the following steps) you can download it directly
  • Windows software you want to convert
  • Android device or a PC to run the converted file.

What Are EXE Files?

EXE Full Form is an executable file. As the name suggests, the files contain a program which is a particular type of file that can be executed or run as a single program on the computer. Read the full article on EXE here.

What is APK?

I think all of you are familiar with this term. If so, skip this part. If not, you can also read it. The full form of APK is an Android package kit. Just like EXE files in Windows, you can put an APK file on your Android device to install an app. Manually installing apps using APKs is called sideloading.

How to Convert EXE to APK (Working)

Some requirements:
1. Download the EXE to APK converter from HERE.
2. Have the EXE file ready for conversion.

Step 1 – Download EXE to APK converter on your computer and save the EXE file to convert and that’s it.

Step 2- Wait for the tool to install completely and then launch it on your computer.

Step 3- A dialog box will appear on your screen. Select the ‘I have a portable version’ option and click ‘Next’.

Convert EXE to APK

Step 4 – Now navigate to the EXE file that you want to convert to APK and open it using the dialog box.

Step 5 – Once the required files are uploaded, click “Convert” to start converting your EXE file to APK format.

 Convert EXE to APK

Step 6 – The conversion will start soon and the time required depends on the size of the software you are converting. So please be patient until the conversion is completed successfully.

Step 7- When the EXE file is converted to APK, it will be saved on your computer automatically. The path to the location where the converted APK file is saved is displayed in the dialog. Copy and paste this APK file to your smartphone and launch it to use the APK from the EXE file.

Features of converting EXE to APK:

1. The process includes simple steps and can be done easily. This makes it very unlikely that your EXE file will not convert to APK.

2. The tool used to convert EXE files to APK efficiently.

3. You will have no problem installing the converted APK file on your smartphone.

Convert EXE To APK On Android

If you don’t want to use a PC to convert your EXE files, you can also use your Android phone. Follow the steps below to convert your EXE files to APK on Android:

  • First, you need to download the EXE to APK file converter on your Android device. You can download the application through this link.
  • Once downloaded, install the app on your device. When prompted to allow installation from unknown sources, allow it.
  • Now run the app after installing it. The app automatically searches your device for EXE files when you run the app.
  • Next, tap on Choose the file you want to convert and then tap on Program Architecture.
  • Once you see the Ready to Build message on your screen, tap on the Start option.
  • The build process will begin and your file will be converted to an APK file. Wait for the process to finish and your file will be converted successfully.

Once your EXE file has been converted into an APK file, you can install and use it on your Android phone without any problem.

How Can I Install EXE File On Android Without Converting It?

There are several Windows emulator software that you can install on your Android phone that will help you to install and use EXE file on your Android device. By doing this, your phone will mirror a Windows PC (a Windows mini PC). Follow the steps below to install the EXE file on your Android device without converting it:

  • Download the Exagear APK file and its associated OBB file on your Android device. You can download the Exagear APK file from this link and the corresponding OBB file from this link.
  • Now install the Exagear APK file on your Android device. After that, move the OBB file to the OBB folder in the Android folder in the file manager.
  • After doing this, open the Exagear app on your phone and then click on the menu icon that you see on the top left corner of the app screen. How To Convert EXE To APK On Android And PC
  • In the menu that opens, tap Manage Containers and tap the + icon. This will create a new container in the app.How To Convert EXE To APK On Android And PC
  • After that, click on the three dots (three ellipses) next to the container you created and in the menu that opens, click Properties.How To Convert EXE To APK On Android And PC
  • Next, tap on Color Depth and set it to 32-bit.
  • After that, uncheck the last three checkboxes on the same screen.
  • Once this is done, open the container and then install the EXE files.

By doing this, install EXE files in this emulator on your Android device and use it without any problem.

How Can I Install APK File On Windows Without Converting It?

If you want to install APK files on your Windows PC without converting the APK file to EXE file type, you have the option to do so. You can use Android emulators like Bluestacks on your Windows PC to install APK files and other Android apps on your PC. To do so, follow the steps below:

  • Download and install Bluestacks on your PC. You can download the app from the official Bluestacks website.How To Convert EXE To APK On Android And PC
  • Now run the app on your PC to install it.
  • After installing the app, launch it on your PC.
  • You will be asked to sign in to your Google account. Click Sign in, and then sign in with your Google account credentials.
  • Now you can install APK files on this emulator and even install apps from PlayStore.


This article discusses how to convert EXE files to APK 2023 files and run them on your Android device. We have discussed the working methods to convert EXE to APK on Android and Windows PC so that you can follow any of the methods according to your preference. Please note that not all EXE files can be converted to APK files, only some can, so this method may not always work. However, you can use the emulator if you want to run EXE files on your phone. We also discussed how to install EXE files on your Android device without converting the file to APK, so you may refer to that method as well.

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