How To Install & Play Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion
This tutorial is based on How To Install & Play Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion. However, you can use this tutorial to play COC on Windows too.
I have already shared tutorial on How To Install & Play Clash Of Clans for PC on Bluestacks. But this tutorial was purely based on Windows users. Although, you can install Bluestacks on Mac but it is not a durable option play Clash Of Clans. This is because Bluestacks official team has stopped their services for Mac users. Hence, I have come up with another way to Play Clash Of Clans on Mac OS X i.e. by using Genymotion Virtual Box.
What is Genymotion?
Genymotion is one of the most-expertise Android emulator available on internet. It is a start-up venture of Genymobile group headed at France. The main job of this company is to provide android development platform to users. However, they have multiple paid plans according to one’s need. But, the free plan is sufficient enough for you to use basic features like playing android apps on PC. To know the basic features of Genymotion (freemium version), read below.
Basic Features of Genymotion (*Freemium Version):
Some of the basic features of Genymotion (freemium version) are as follows.
- The freemium version of Genymotion is for private and non-professional purpose only.
- You can enjoy basic features like playing android apps on PC.
- You can run x86 and ARM based apps.
- All the PC hardware integration is possible(keyboard, mouse, microphone, headphone, camera, etc).
- High-end game compatibility and integrated sensors.
- Developer Test support is also available.
The subscription plan of Genymotion emulator is as follows:
* A minimum of a one-year commitment is required, i.e. $34 * 12 = $408 per year.
Now, before installing Genymotion in your PC, make sure your system fulfills the minimum system configuration of the emulator.
Minimum System Requirement needed to run Genymotion in your PC:
Make sure you have following specifications before installing Genymotion in your PC.
For Mac Users:
- Mac OS X 10.8 (64 bit) or newer.
- Minimum 400 MB free disk space.
- Minimum 2 GB RAM.
For Windows Users:
- Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits) or above.
- Open GL 2.0 capable video card.
- Minimum 400 MB free disk space.
- VT-x or AMD-V capable CPU.
- Minimum 2 GB RAM.
- Up-to-date graphic drivers.
- Screen resolution greater than 1024 x 768 pixels.
If you wanna know How To Install & Play Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion, follow the below steps.
Steps To Install Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion:
Follow the below steps to install & play Clash Of Clans on Mac OS X using Genymotion.
- Download Virtual Box for Mac OS X hosts from the below link.
- Install VirtualBox. Make sure VirtualBox Networking is enabled in the Custom setup window while installing it.
- When the whole procedure completes, reboot your system.
- Now, Download Genymotion from here. Scroll down to “Choose your Platform” section and Click on Mac option. Then, click on Get Genymotion link. Once downloaded, install it.
- Now, open Genymotion and click on Add button to add a new device.
- Choose Samsung Galaxy S4 4.3 and then click on Next button.
- (This step is optional) Open VirtualBox. At Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager, navigate to Settings>>System>>Display and set the Video Memory option to 128 MB. Now, click on OK button.
- Click on Run selected virtual device to run this device.
- Now, configure the virtual device with Gmail account credentials similar to android phones.
- Now, download Genymotion ARM Translation (do not extract) from the below link.
- Drag and drop Genymotion-ARM-Translation-v1.1.zip file downloaded from above link into the Genymotion Home screen. You will see a message screen like below snapshot. Click on OK button.
- Download apk file of ROM Toolbox Pro from Google. Drag and drop it into the home screen to install it.
- Now, open ROM Toolbox pro, choose Rebooter option and restart your virtual device. Wait for the reboot process to complete.
- Now, download gapps-android-4.3.x-jb-201308-signed.zip (do not extract) from the below link. Drag & drop it into the Home screen of Genymotion.
- Now, open Google Play Store in Genymotion, search for Clash Of clans as usual and install it.
- Once installation procedure completes, click on Open button to play the game.
That’s it. You have successfully installed Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion. Now, let’s move towards How to Play Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion.
NOTE: This procedure remains same for the Windows users too but just download Virtual Box for windows and Genymotion for Windows from the same respective pages. Other than these two steps, follow the procedure as it is.
How To Play Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion:
You can use some of the below hotkey to ease your game-play on Genymotion.
- Zoom in: Press Command button + Left Click +Move your mouse towards left.
- Zoom out: Press Command button + Right Click +Move your mouse towards right.
- Zoom in and Zoom out without mouse: Press Control button + Press track pad + Slide finger from right to left.
- Enter Full-screen mode: Press Ctrl +Fn + F11.
- Other options: To control other options, use your mouse or track pad.
There may be some problems which you can face while playing Clash Of Clans on Mac using Genymotion. I have listed solutions of some problems in this article – How To Fix Genymotion Common Problems and Errors [Solved]. If you face any other problem, feel free to contact me through the comment section.
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