Kik has proven to be one of the best messenger apps for mobile phones, and this thing is strengthened by the high number of users who are part of this community. As a matter of fact, recently, Kik has managed to get over 1 billion active users. The service works solely through internet. There is no need for a phone number; you only need a working internet connection, username and password.
Being initially designed for smartphones user, now, Kik can easily be used on tablets and even personal computers. You heard right. You can install Kik for PC and use the application, in the same way as you are using it on your Smartphone. And you can even share the same account. However, all you need to do is to make use of the Android emulator, software that will allow you to install mobile apps on a computer.
This guide talks about Kik for PC, and it shows how you can install the software right on your computer. Even though there are various apps designed for instant messaging on a computer, it is worth making use of Kik mostly since it is simple and easy to use, and in the same time, it has become famous for photo and videos sharing, in-built browser or simple interface.
To install Kik for PC, you need to get the Android emulator. As I mentioned above, the emulator’s job is to connect your computer to all those mobile apps and games. In this case, you have the option to choose Bluestacks, one of the most famous Android emulators. People tend to choose Bluestacks mostly since it is simple to use, easy, and completely free of charge. Installing Bluestacks can turn out to be pretty simple, especially since all you need to do is to click on Install and wait until the program is installed on your computer.
Once you have the emulator installed, you can start searching for Kik. Use the Search button in the upper right corner and wait until the program displayed its results. Choose the first results because it is provided by Google Play Store. Click on Install. Wait a couple of minutes until the software is downloaded and installed. This is it. Now, you can launch Kik for PC any time you want.
However before actually connecting to your friends and family using Kik, you will have to create an account or use the one that you used for the mobile version of the application. It is simple to create an account. You need to provide your internet address, choose a username and password. Keep in mind that through that username, people will find and add you to their friends list. Therefore, you should choose something suggestive and simple.
In the last part, I want to tell a couple of things about Kik for PC and Kik in general. The application can be used to chat with friends, to share picture and videos, audio recordings, and send unlimited text messages. And everything is completely free of charge. You do not pay to install the application, and you do not pay to use it.