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Enable or Disable Subsystem Screen Reader for WSA Apps in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

Apps used in the Windows Subsystem for Android™ require an additional screen reader. Most of your accessibility settings in Windows will apply to apps in the Subsystem, like¬†text scaling,¬†closed captions,¬†dark theme, and¬†color filters. The Subsystem Screen Reader works in apps that have accessibility support.

The Subsystem Screen Reader only supports keyboard input. When the Subsystem Screen Reader is on, touch input for mobile apps is automatically turned off.

These are the keyboard commands you can use with mobile apps on Windows. To use them, you’ll need to turn on the Subsystem Screen Reader.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the Subsystem Screen Reader for WSA mobile apps for your account in Windows 11.

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Enable or Disable Advanced Networking for WSA in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

Advanced networking¬†allows Android apps to connect to other devices on the same network as your Windows PC. When this setting is turned on, you can play content wirelessly. For example, you can play music on a speaker that’s connected to the same network or set up hardware (like a security camera) with a compatible Android app.

If you’re experiencing network issues in your mobile apps, turning this off might help. When advanced networking is turned off, it might prevent mobile apps from accessing other devices on your network. Changes will take effect when you restart the Subsystem.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off advanced networking for Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) for your account in Windows 11.

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Change GPU for Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) Apps in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

If your PC has more than one graphics processing unit (GPU), you can select which GPU your mobile apps will use for WSA.

This tutorial will show you how to change which GPU is used for apps for Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) for your account in Windows 11.

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Enable or Disable Always Run Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) in Background in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

Subsystem resources setting lets you choose if you want the Windows Subsystem for Android to be open in the background and always ready to open mobile apps.

You can select to have WSA open in the background As needed or Continuous.

This tutorial will show you how to change WSA to be open in the background As needed or Continuous for your account in Windows 11.

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Uninstall Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

Windows Subsystem for Android is currently only available for Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel in the U.S. Your device also must meet specific Windows 11 requirements for WSA.

This tutorial will show you how to uninstall Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) for your account in Windows 11.

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Install Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) in Windows 11

Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) enables your Windows 11 device to run Android apps available from the Amazon Appstore.

Windows Subsystem for Android is currently only available for Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel in the U.S. Your device also must meet specific Windows 11 requirements for WSA.

  • Apps available at¬†Amazon Appstore.
  • You will need to have a U.S.-based Amazon account to use the Amazon Appstore.
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Solid-state drive (SSD)
  • Supported processor (Intel¬ģ Core™ i3 8th Generation, AMD Ryzen™ 3000, Qualcomm¬ģ Snapdragon™ 8c, or above).
  • You may need to enable virtualization for your PC‚Äôs BIOS/UEFI.

This tutorial will show you how to install Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) feature in Windows 11.

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