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How To Install Android Apps in Windows Phone

Step 1: Download wconnect and Android SDK ADB tool.
Android SDK ABD tool:
Step 2: Now unzip SDK, connect tool and install IpOverUsbInstaller.msi and vcredist_x86.exe. Make sure ADB commands are working.

Step 3: Open Windows 10 phone Settings / Update and security / Developers. Check developer mode and turn on Device Discovery.

Step 4: Open command window on wconnect folder. Now you need to connect your phone and you can do it in two ways.

1.If you connect via USB, type wconnect.exe usb and hit enter 2.If you connect via Wi-Fi, type wconnect.exe replace with your local network IP address

Once done enter the paring code

Step 5: Now move to extracted adb folder and open an elevated command prompt.

Step 6: Type adb device to check if you device is connected.

Step 7: Now paste you APK file that you want to install on the same folder (adb folder) and type adb install APK_FILE_NAME_HERE.apk

After following the above steps wait for couple of minutes so that the android app will install on your Windows 10 Mobile.

Minimum requirements:

Latest build of Windows 10 for Desktop / PC and Windows 10 Mobile Preview.
Supported devices:

Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia Lumia 925
Nokia Lumia 929
Nokia Lumia 830
Nokia Lumia 930
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nokia Lumia 635
Nokia Lumia 730
Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 535
Nokia Lumia 928

Note: Try this at your own risk, this may damage your device.
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  1. The IpOverUsbInstaller is not getting installed, some insufficient service privilege, I've tried starting the service through Component Services but it says that some apps stops automatically if they're not in use. What to do?
    Please help.

  2. when i'm trying to install windows ip over usb tool it says:
    service'windows phone ip over usb transport(ipoverusbsvc)'(ipoverusbsvc) field to start. verify thet you have sufficient privileges to start system services.

    how to fix it??????

  3. how to fix service window phone ip over usb transport(ipoverusbsvc)(ipoverusbsvc)failed to restart.verify that you have sufficent privleges to start system service
    please help

  4. What I can do

    service windows phone ip over usb transport ( ipoverusbsvc) (ip overusbsvc) failed to start. verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system service

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