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How to Play Clash Royale on Mac (2023 Guide)

How to Play Clash Royale on Mac

Clash Royale is primarily designed for mobile devices but is more efficient when played on large screens such as Mac. If you’ve ever tried to locate the App on Mac and installed it in vain, this article will guide you on how to effectively do it since Apple devices restrict applications used on its systems.

Apple devices do not support “Clash Royale” like Android and IOS do. It’s however, possible to play the game on Mac devices with the correct Android emulator, such as Nox App Player and Bluestacks. Alternatively, there are Windows emulators like Wine that perform a similar function. Emulators, both Android and Windows, enable your computer system to copy the functions of another computer to allow you to use apps that macOS devices do not support, for instance, Clash Royale. Let’s learn more about how to play Clash Royale on Mac using Android emulators.

How to Game on Clash Royale

Clash Royale

Clash Royale is a popular mobile game developed by Supercell. It can be played by anyone, including adults, teenagers and children, for fun and to break the monotony; thus, it’s a brain stimulator. Besides, it’s free on smartphones or large screens like on Mac.

When gaming on Clash Royale, you need cards and mana to play. Each player must build his desks of eight cards, but he or she is required to use only four cards while in the battle. When you play the card you want, it gets replaced with another one from the deck. Before choosing a card, you need to spend some mana, and the mana for each card does vary, so you won’t play just any card you want.

To control the game, you’re required to protect your territory and occupy that of your opponent by destroying their turrets. The more you play, the more chests you earn, thus unlocking more cards to continue playing.

What is an Android Emulator?

An Android emulator is a software which is designed to support Android Apps on Mac. The software enables one computer system to imitate the functions of another system that it does not offer.

How can I Play Clash Royale on Mac?

As indicated earlier, Clash Royale is mainly available on mobile phones, but you can decide to play it on Mac. Mac offers large screens, which makes in-game control more manageable, and for playing when you don’t have a smartphone or tablet that supports the App. To play Clash Royale on Mac, you need to use Android emulators. The most popular Android emulators include the Nox App Player emulator and Bluestacks. Let’s learn how they work;

Method 1: Using Nox App Player

Nox App Players is the most preferred emulator since it has a user-friendly interface compared to others. To use it, you must download and install it on your device. Here is how to do it;

Step 1: On your Mac device, visit the official website of Nox App Player and download the App. You can use this link

Nox App Player

Step 2: Once downloaded, follow the on-screen instructions to install the App. Then,

Step 3: Launch it and sign in with your Google Account credentials (email address>password) if you already have one, or click “New” and follow the on-screen procedures to create one before you continue to the next step.

Google Account

Step 4: When already signed in, navigate through the Google Play Store on the Nox App to locate the “Clash Royale” app. You can as well type the word “Clash Royale” on the search bar to display it quickly.

Step 5: Once you locate it, click to download and “Accept” to install it in the Nox App.

download and Accept

Step 6: There you have it! You can then launch the game by clicking “Open” and begin playing.

Method 2: Using Bluestacks

Bluestacks Android emulator functions similarly to Nox App. It is the most popular and established, having been around longer than other emulators. To use Bluestacks, you are first required to download it on your Mac device. It involves a few simple steps, and within some minutes, you’ll have it provided you have a stable internet connection. Here are step-by-step illustrations to achieving that;

Step 1: First, download Bluestacks from the official website. Use to access the website.

download Bluestacks

Step 2: “Accept” to install the App.

Step 3: After the installation, open it, and it will request you to sign in with your Google Account or ask to create a “New” Google Account if you don’t have one. You can as well enter your email address and password.

Step 4: Once signed in, visit Google Play Store on the Bluestacks App and navigate to identify the Clash Royale App. Alternatively, type “Clash Royale” on the search bar to be quickly displayed.

Clash Royale on the search bar

Step 5: Click on it to Download and install. Then,

Open to launch

Step 6: Click “Open” to launch Clash Royale on Bluestacks and start playing.

Tips for Playing Clash Royale on Your Mac

Both Bluestack and Nox App Player functions well on any version of Mac! For an excellent performance, here are a few tips;

  1. First, ensure your device has 2GB of RAM or more for smooth functioning.
  2. Use a Mouse: When playing Clash Royale, you can effortlessly control your troops and interact with the game with a mouse.
  3. Customize your controls: Most Android emulators allow customization of controls. Experiment with different control settings to find and identify what suits you.
  4. Optimize your graphics: Clash Royale is a graphics-intensive game. Ensure your Mac runs smoothly and with effective graphics settings.

How do You Transfer Your Clash Royale Account to Your Computer?

After launching Clash Royale App on Mac, it will not transfer the entire activity of your Clash Royale account on your mobile phone but a new account with zero activity. But what do you do if you want to embark on the point you were while using your mobile phone account? You don’t have to start over; there is a way to transfer your account to Mac. All you need is a Supercell account (it’s a Clash Royale parent company). You can create one if you don’t have it.

Step 1: On your smartphone, go to “Settings” on the Clash Royale App at the top right.

Settings on the Clash Royale

Step 2: Click on the button displayed right below the Supercell ID, then “Continue.”


Step 3: A page will display. Enter your email and then “Register.”

Step 4: Then, you’ll receive a one-time confirmation in your email verifying your identity.

Step 5: Once you enter the code>Submit>Click Okay.

Once you enter the code

Step 6: Your account and Supercell ID will link. Repeat the same procedure on the emulator on Mac.

Likewise, you can connect your Supercell ID from your Mac. To achieve that, do as follows;

Step 1: Sign in to your emulator and launch Clash Royale.

Step 2: Then at the top right, click “Settings” and then “Disconnected.”


Step 3: Your Supercell ID will automatically connect to your account, and a page will display, enter your logins and proceed with the game.


Playing Clash Royale on your Mac is a great way to enjoy the game on a bigger screen. However, Mac does not support Apps like Clash Royale, but you can install and play the game using an Android emulator such as Nox App Player. It is simple and free, follow the steps discussed in this article on how to play Clash Royale on Mac and get started today.


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