If you love reading news and different magazines online and wish to have them gathered at a single station, then Flipboard should be your choice of application. Welcome, to the tutorial that will help you download Flipboard for PC and use this magazine reader over the computer.
The reason why I’m writing this guide is because there is no Flipboard standalone PC application version available at the moment. So, I found a working method to still get Flipboard (Android | iOS | Windows Phone) PC application and continue reading our magazines for free.
If you don’t wish to move into this installation, yes it will take around 5-10 minutes, then you should continue using the application through its website. It is free to use and you can login with your account to get your personalized news brief.
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But, if you continue with this process, you’ll get the same Android application running on your system, which means awesome experience. The Android app is already rated and recommended by millions of users.
So, let’s start with the process which comprise of different sections. If you can, of course, jump the sections as per your choice. But, if you wish to gather complete information related to Flipboard, then I recommend reading the complete.
Flipboard PC App Review
Table of Contents
At the very first part, I’ll share a detailed review of Flipboard application. So that, you confirm your decision of going ahead with its installation.
The app has very iconic, simple to understand and elegant user interface. It supports gestures for turning pages and doing lots of other stuff. In short, getting started and understanding how to use its features is very simple and will not take any longer than 2 minutes, even for a new user.
The collection offered within for news and magazines is huge. You can read your free articles and even get free offers from paid magazines. Paid subscriptions are well-maintained and they are cheaper than the traditional subscription charges. After all, it’s the digital world of magazines.
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If you’re looking for an application that totally supports your love of reading, then picking Flipboard over any other will always be a better choice. I can bet that you’ll recommend it to everyone in your social network.
Since, we’re talking of installing Flipboard Android app on computer or laptop, so it includes installation of an Android emulator software. Like every other software, it holds its own requirements and you need to make sure that your system is compatible with the same.
I had already covered complete guide describing configuration of a perfect computer to run Android apps on PC. You should check it out and see if your system is compatible or not.
I just hope that you come here with a smile on your face. If you’re looking for a quick checkup then I’ll tell you a trick. If the system at your end is with 2014 or 2015 latest software and hardware trends, then you’re good to go.
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How to Download Flipboard for PC
Finally, we’ve arrived at the section which will describe the process to install Flipboard on laptop or computer you own. For your ease, I’ve divided the process into simple steps, but make sure you don’t skip any.
Step 1 – As I said above, an Android emulator needs to be installed first. BlueStacks is the recommended one from my side and you’ve to download and install the same. The installation process is simple, and you should download it from its official website only. If you need help in its process, then check out this particular section.
Step 2 – I just hope that you’re already aware with the installation process of any software and so BlueStacks was not at all a task for you. It’s time to start the software and click on search tool located at the top left corner.
Step 3 – Before you can do anything, a pop-up will interrupt asking you to login into the BlueStacks. It will setup the sync feature and will also allow you to access Google’s ecosystem. So, login using only a Google account when asked.
Step 4 – The search tool will appear again and you’ve to enter ‘Flipboard’ as search term within the same. It will appear in results attached to Google play store. Click on the same link!
Step 5 – Now, the app will appear again in search results among Play store and you’ve to click on the same. Finally, click on the ‘Install’ option ahead of it’s listing and then on ‘Accept’ button.
The process is over from your side and you can wait now until the app gets installed. Once you get a success notification, you can launch the app from either All Apps section of BlueStacks or by using its search tool again.
This time, the search tool will find and list the app at the top itself, as it’s installed. I hope the process was simple enough that you can now install any other Android game or app.
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If you need any help regarding any other app or game, kindly check other tutorials our blog has covered. Getting started at the home page will be a better first move.
Benefits of using Flipboard on computer/laptop
There are many features which are smartphone specific and the Flipboard’s Android application have them. Those features aren’t part of the web application available in the form of the website.
So, installing and using Flipboard on laptop or computer will bring all those features and you’ll be able to experience the rich ecosystem to read your beloved news and magazine articles.
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Also, this app works very fast and have very decent performance. You can subscribe and never miss a new post, thanks to the active notifications offered by the application.
I hope you manage to get over with this installation successfully and also liked it. Do share it with your friends so that they can also know this way of reading news or magazines at a single stop.
I just hope that you visit again, in case of need for any help on related technical subject, and I’ll be happy to help. Peace.