How to install and set up Hike messenger for PC/Windows/8/8.1/10

Introduction of Hike Messenger

Hike is a new and fast growing social messaging application. There are already 34 million people using this application to send and receive messages all over the world.

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Despite its handy capability, Hike has small font. This means that it is not easy to read the messages that you send and receive. Thankfully, you can now use Hike on your PC.

This is made possible by using the Bluestacks Android emulator. Through this facility, you can chat with your family and friends in Hike through your PC.

What can you do in this application?

In this messaging application, you can send text messages, audio, emoticons, PDF files as well as video files to your family and friends. There is a hidden mode that you can use to keep your private chats discreet.

Hike allows you to change the themes of your chats such that you can set up the color that you desire. You can even send files that are as large as 100 MB for free in this application. It gives you free SMS too. In Hike, you can conduct a group conference call of up to 100 members.

While chatting on a PC, you can use a WiFi or a LAN network cable to gain access to the Internet and save money on mobile data plans. Here is how to install hike messenger for PC and proceed to use it.

Download Bluestacks

Bluestacks is an Android emulator. It allows you to run Android apps in your PC. Hike is an Android application. Therefore, you need this emulator to make it work on your PC.

Begin by navigating to www.bluestacks.com. Once you arrive there, download the emulator version for your PC operating system.

Install Bluestacks

After the download is complete, navigate to your ‘Downloads folder’ and just double click on the Bluestacks program. This will open up the installation process just like any other program.

Navigate through the window prompts by clicking on Next and finally Install. This action will install the Bluetacks emulator in your PC.

Start Bluestacks and find the Hike Messenger application

Once the installation is complete, simply start up the program. You will see a search tool there. Type Hike Messenger in it and click on ‘Search’.

Once you do this, you will see a button that is marked ‘Search Play for hike’. Click on it and this will take you to a page where you can pick and download the Hike Messenger application.

Install Hike Messenger

When you arrive at the download page, click on ‘Install’ and the application will be readily downloaded and installed in your PC. You can then open it using the Bluestacks Android emulator program. The Hike messenger program is available for Windows XP/7/8/8.1 and 10.

Conclusion

If you do not want to go through the Google Play store, here is what you can do. Begin by downloading and installing Bluestacks. After that, search throuh the Internet until you find a Hike Messenger apk file. Download it. After that, navigate to your Downloads folder and open up this file using your Bluestacks emulator. This will install it in your PC and get you ready to chat in no time.