In this article, I am going to show you how to install Android 8.0 Oreo on VMware Workstation 14 Pro. I’ve been writing a blog post on how to install Android on VMware Workstation every time a new version of Android is released. we are all aware that new Android released and already available for Nexus and pixels devices. However, you can install the most recent android on your pc. it is possible to install the android Oreo 8.0 on PC, just like any other OS and it can runs life. So we can install Google Android Oreo 8.0 on VMware Workstation. Lifestan
Earlier this year, Android Oreo was revealed as the 2017 flavor of Google’s mobile operating system, version 8.0. And, if you have an Android phone, you’ll be getting it soon, if you don’t already have it. Oreo is the newest version of Android, Google’s mobile operating system. The updated software, which has been available for the last few months in developer beta, will arrive on devices by the end of the year. It’s been a long guessing game about what the “O” in Android O stands for. For the uninitiated, Google names each new version of Android alphabetically and after a candy or sweet. For example, the most recent version was dubbed Nougat. Before that was Marshmallow, and before that Lollipop. Oreo will be Android 8.0, following Nougat.
Install Android 8.0 Oreo on VMware Step by Step
Below are the links for downloading VMware Workstation and the Android installable file from Android x86 project.
Once you have download VMware and install it, you can follow The below steps to create a virtual machine and install the app Android operating system.
Step 1. Create Virtual Machine for Android Oreo
Step #1. Go ahead and open up VMware, then click on “Create a New Virtual Machine“.
Step #2. In Welcome to the New Virtual Machine Wizard window, select “Typical (recommended)” then click Next.
Step #3. In Guest Operating System Installation windows, select “I will install the operating system later” then click Next.
Step #4. In a Guest Operating system window, select Guest operating system “Other” and version “FreeBSD 11” then click Next.
Step #5. Name your virtual machine. The name will help you identify it on your physical computer. It will also help distinguish between multiple virtual computers running different operating systems. Click Next.
Step #6. Set the disk size. You can allocate any amount of free space on your computer to the virtual machine to act as the installed operating system’s hard drive. Make sure to set enough to install any programs that you want to run on the virtual machine.
Step #7. In Ready to Create Virtual Machine window, click Finish.
Step 2. Edit the Virtual Machine Settings
Step #1. To do it first, go ahead and click on Edit virtual machine settings to open settings.
Step #2. select CD/DVD option and select Use ISO image file then browse the ISO image file of Android 8.0 Oreo.
Step #3. Select the Memory option and assign the memory size 1 GB or more than that.
Step 3. Installing Android Oreo on VMware
#1. Once you finish editing, it’s time to install android oreo 8.0 on VMware, click on “Power on this virtual machine” to begin the installation.
#2. The actual installation of the operating system begins. Click on Installation – Install Android-x86 to harddisk once you see the below screen.
#3. In Choose Partition window, select “Create/Modify partitions” then hit enter.
#4. Select No and hit enter.
#5. In Partition page, you have to select New and press enter.
#6. From here you have to select Primary Partition an hit enter.
#7. Specify the disk size and hit enter.
#8. From here Select Bootable and press enter.
#9. Now Write and hit enter.
#10. In the write partition table, write Yes and hit enter.
#11. Time to quit the partition page, go on Quit and hit Enter.
#12. Select “sda1 unknown VMware Virtual I” and hit OK.
#13. In choose filesystem window, select ext4 and hit Ok
#14. In Confirm window, select Yes and hit enter.
#15. Select Yes and hit enter.
#16. Install system directory as read-write, select Yes and hit enter.
#17. Android- x86 is installed successfully, select Reboot > Ok and hit enter.
#18. While rebooting, you’ll see the page like this and just hit Enter or wait a sec it will boot automatically. Here it shows that you’ve installed it on your VMware hard disk fully.
#19. When the installing and rebooting finished, the screen will appear soon and that’s Android Nougat 7.0. Once you’ve installed, now you can test, use and enjoy it fully.
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Android 8.0 Oreo launched today, powered by the solar eclipse and bringing the world’s favorite cookie into the Android ecosystem. We are excited about the enhancements it brings to both consumers and enterprises to bring more intelligence and power into the hands of its users. We’ve collaborated closely with Google over the years to address enterprise.
Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google. Android-x86 is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as “patch hosting for android x86 support”. The Android-x86 team created their own code base to provide support on different x86 platforms, and set up a git server to host it. it is an open source project licensed under Apache Public License 2.0
The ISO image downloaded from Android-x86 Sourceforge page.
Features are available in the latest release (Most of the following features are for hardware):
- Kernel 3.10.40, KMS enable
- Wifi support with GUI
- Better disk installer
- Power Suspend/resume (S3 mode)
- Battery Status
- Software mouse cursor
- Mouse wheel
- Support netbook native resolution
- Audio (ALSA)
- V4l2 Camera support
- External monitor support
- External storage automount support
- Support external keyboard
- Debug mode with busy box
This Final word was just an information.