Till now, there are
3 ways to play Clash of Clans on Mac:
Install Windows via Boot Camp then use
Bluestacks. Install Windows on virtualization software like VMWare then use Bluestacks.
Use Virtualbox and Genymotion.
There are many players wanna play this amazing game on their Mac. So in this post, I will show you
how to play Clash of Clans on Mac OS X step-by-step. The third is the easiest and simplest way! I am going to talk about it.
You can install Bluestacks on Mac, but you can’t install Clash of Clans on it. I do not know why. Please reply if you know how to fix it.
Play Clash of Clans on Mac
Install and play Clash of Clans on Mac OS X:
VirtualBox for Mac:
Genymotion ARM Translation (do not extract):
Mirrors: http://goo.gl/IpB8S4 Download
Google Play (do not extract) for Android 4.3:
Install both Genymotion and VirtualBox and open them.
At Genymotion window, click Add to add new device, choose Samsung Galaxy S4 4.3 (strongly recommend) then click next to install.
(Optional) Open Virtualbox. In
Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager, go to Settings ~> System ~> Display and set the Video Memory option up to 128MB. Click OK button to save this setting. Click Run to run this phone:
Install it like your smartphone, use your Google ID for
recovering your Clash of Clans later. Drag and drop Genymotion-ARM-Translation_v1.1.zip which you have downloaded onto your Genymotion VM homescreen, you will face this popup, just click OK.
Download apk file of
ROM Toolbox Pro, drag and drop it onto your device to install. You can type “ROM Toolbox Pro apk” on Google to find it. Open ROM Toolbox Pro, choose Reboot for restarting your device:
After rebooting, drag and drop the
gapps-kk-20130813-signed.zip file onto your device homescreen. Click OK when the popup show. Reboot your device again.
Now you can use Google Play smoothly, search and install Clash of Clans:
I have made a small tutorial video about this for all of you:
Hotkeys: Zoom-in and zoom-out:
Hold Command button, Left click + Move mouse to the Left: Zoom In
Hold Command button, Left click + Move mouse to the Right: Zoom Out
Without mouse: Control button + Press trackpad and slide finger right or left.
Press Ctrl + Fn + F11. Enter full-screen mo de:
Troubleshooting: Genymotion problems
How to fix Files successfully copied to: /sdcard/Download/ problem:
These days I’ve been getting some reports from you guys about this problem. Just follow these steps to fix it:
Open Genymotion, start your Virtual Machine.Click on the Genymotion on your screen:
Check the Always allow su access(bypass Superuser app) line:
If you cannot find Genymotion icon on your Home Screen:
Download and install Root Explorer for you Virtual Machine.
Open Root Explorer, go to your /sdcard/Download/ folder then extract the zip file of Google Play.
Copy the extracted folder on top of your /system folder.
Reboot your device and you should have Google Play now.
“An error occured while deploying the file. Error: device not found”
Failed to import OVA file Problem:
To fix this problem, just open your Genymotion, go to Settings menu, at the Misc tab choose Clear cache and everything will be ok!
Have fun with Clash of Clans with your Mac!