(How To*} Increase Bluestacks RAM Size Upto 1.8 GB

Most of us are familiar to Bluestacks to run Android on PC. Sometimes it crashes or show glitches while running apps, mainly when its running high memory apps. Bluestacks takes limited amount of memory from computer to use as Random Access Memory, which is 739 MB. When it run high memory apps, RAM acts same as phone’s RAM and its not enough for big apps then. Fortunately it can be increased and hence one can Increase the speed of Bluestacks too.

Bluestacks is a Virtual Platform to run Android Apps on PC/Laptop without the help on Android Phone. It is also used for testing Android Apps created on PC itself! Before moving further, make sure your PC’s RAM has sufficient amount to allocate more amount of size to Bluestacks RAM. If you have any app installed to see RAM size, check RAM size before doing anything, or install Smart System App to see info as below.

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It shows 739 MB, we will be increasing it upto 1861 Mb. Follow these steps :

Tutorial To Increase Bluestacks RAM Size

Step 1.

Go to  C:\Program Files\ or C:\Program Files (×86)\Bluestacks and double click on “HD-Quit.exe“, or if Bluestacks is running then right click on Bluestacks Agent Online at taskbar and click on Quit, to stop Bluestacks services completely.

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Step 2.

Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog box. Type regedit in the box and click Ok. Click yes if User Control Program dialogue box pops up.

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Step 3.

Go to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BlueStacks\Guests\Android and click on Memory option.

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Edit DWORD value box pops up.


Step 4.

Click on Decimal option, and change value to 2000 in value data field. Click OK and exit registry.

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Now open Bluestacks and check RAM size.

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You will notice that you have achieved success with the guide to Increase Bluestacks RAM Size. This tutorial is quiet easy to do. If you are struck anywhere, then please feel free to comment. We are here at your service!

Somesh Chaudhary

Tech Blogger and Android Expert who loves surfing Internet and finding new tech stuff and frame new articles over the same and help the world with the knowledge attained!

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25 Responses

  1. hi. says:

    im having trouble downloading bluestacks for my sister it doesn’t show up for her
    does it work on a laptop?

  2. pavan says:

    What happen if I give 1.5 GB to bluestacks if I have 2GB

  3. Fardin says:

    My comp has 4gb ram how much should I increase up to in bluestacks at first it shows me 1gb ram I want to increase this so how much should I increase the ram …?

  4. dash says:

    i did it but the settings in my bluestacks doesnt change at all still at 1989 my pc is 64bit windows 10 lenovo had lots of free space and has 4gb more than i think.

  5. Rajkumar says:

    I also tried the same procedure bt the ram still remains same….Help plz!! Atleast need 1.5 gb so that i can play games without hanging problems…

  6. how much should I put on DWORD If I have 3.9 GB Of space? (On my PC)

  7. sparkz says:

    i have 12 gb ram,how much should i put in bluestack?This method work for bluestack 2 or just work for blustack 1?

  8. HiddenCreation says:

    how to increase in MAC OS

  9. Raelen says:

    I’d prolly be very late on this but I have a 4GB RAM installed in my PC. How much should I put on Bluestacks?

  10. Shivam Sharma says:

    My PC’s RAM is 4 GB but I have very heavy games and software in it like as “NFS: Most Wanted”, “Android Studio”, “IntelliJ Idea”,GTA, XAMPP, Oracle….. and Windows 10…. Then How much RAM should I choose… BCZ even on default RAM I feel my PC too slow now after installing some softwares…

    • The best optimisation for you is : While running bluestacks stop other things and while running games Stop Bluestacks so that it is not an issue for you. Give 2 GB for Bluestacks and it will eventually speed up the processing on your Bluestacks.

  11. Supergorg says:

    Mine is 2 gb ram how much should I use

  12. Kytrox says:

    Hi I would need help to do this on latest version of Bluestacks as of May 22nd because it doesn’t seem to increase my RAM (I want to have at least 32 GB, my computer has enough space for that) Thanks.

  13. Mohammad Jan says:

    i did the same and bluestacks Ram actually increased but not upto 1.8gb it was only from 739 to 849 mb.. can you help me to fix the problem ? thank you for the support.

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