How to Download Genshin Impact on Every Device

Anastasios Antoniadis

Find out how to download Genshin Impact on any device.

How to Download Genshin Impact on Every Device

Are you wondering how to download Genshin Impact on your mobile or desktop device? One key difference to many mobile gacha games is that Genshin Impact is a multi-platform game, as it is available on Android, iOS, PC, and even PlayStation.

So, are you looking to visit Genshin Impact’s immersive world? You will experience some of the best graphics and open-world sceneries on mobile, an extremely addictive combat system, and some of the prettiest character designs you have seen.

Speaking of characters, check the Genshin Impact tier list and check our Genshin Impact codes guide to learn which characters you should aim for and get a few freebies to help you in your journey.

This guide is here to help you download Genshin Impact on every available platform. In all cases, get ready for a long installation time as the game is huge, and it will take some time to download all the resources, as they are around 10GB. Make sure you are not using Mobile Data.

How to Download Genshin Impact on Android

You will need a smartphone running Android 7.0 or higher (ideally 8.1+) to play Genshin Impact on your device. You will also need at least 8GB of available storage and at least 3GB of RAM (the recommended amount of RAM is 4GB).

To download Genshin Impact for Android, follow these steps.

  • Go to the Play Store on your device. It will start Google Play on Genshin Impact’s landing page.
  • Press the Install button.
  • After the installation starts, wait for Genshin Impact to finish downloading resources.

How to Download Genshin Impact on iOS

To play Genshin Impact on an iPhone or iPad, you will need an iOS version of 9 or higher and at least 8GB of free storage. Below, you will find all the iPhone and iPad models that meet the iOS version requirement:


  • iPhone 12 mini/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE 2020
  • iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max
  • iPhone X, XS, XR, XS Max
  • iPhone 8 Plus


  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad Pro (4th generation)
  • iPad Air and iPad Pro (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro (2nd generation)

To download Gensin Impact on your iPhone, follow these steps:

  • Tap this link to head to the App Store page of Genshin Impact.
  • Press the GET button.
  • After the installation, start Genshin Impact to finish downloading resources.

How to Download Genshin Impact on PC

The minimum specifications to play Genshin Impact PC download are the following:

Genshin Impact Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-6700
  • File Size: 30 GB
  • OS: Windows 10

Genshin Impact Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460
  • File Size: 30 GB
  • OS: Windows 7

To download the game, follow our step-by-step instructions below.

  • Follow the link to miHoYo’s official site for Genshin Impact
  • Click the Windows icon to download the Genshin Impact Installer
  • Start the installer and follow the steps until the installation finishes
  • Open Genshin Impact to finish downloading resources – again, this will take a while.

Please note that downloading the resources in-game can take a few hours.

How to Download Genshin Impact for PS4 and PS5

To download Genshin Impact on your PS4 or PS5, you just need to head to the PSN Store, where it’s free. However, make sure you have at least 30GB of disk space.

Here are the steps to download and install Genshin Impact on PC:

  • Go to the PSN Store on your console or click this link if you are on another device to go to the PSN Store
  • Search for Genshin Impact
  • Press download
  • After completing the download and installation process, start Genshin Impact from your game library to finish downloading resources.

Enjoy Genshin Impact, and good luck getting all the waifus and husbandos!

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