Install Parsec App on Android

This article covers the installation of the Parsec app on Android. Parsec on Android is experimental. It only works with select Android devices running Android 8 or newer with OpenGL ES3 or better. Although our Android app is on the Google Play Store, there are still a lot of bugs, and it may not work well or at all on your phone or tablet. We do not support hosting on Android devices.

Known issues:

  • Some controllers may not behave correctly
  • Mouse and keyboard input is still in progress and may work incorrectly in some cases
  • There are issues with Android on Chromebooks
  • Not all devices are supported
  • Some Android TV devices and older Android phones have increased latency

Install Parsec app on Android

  1. Download the Parsec app from the Google Play Store

Login and connect

  1. Launch Parsec.
  2. Log in or create your account.
  3. Add a friend via the menu bar, or login with the same account on another computer that can host, then click 'Connect' on your Android device to join the host machine.