Android Nougat is the seventh major version of the Android operating system. First released as an alpha test version on March 9, 2016, it was officially released on August 22, 2016, with Nexus devices being the first to receive the update. The LG V20 was the first smartphone released with Nougat. If you wish to install android 7 nougat on VirtualBox in PC then you’re in the right place. In this article, you can learn how to download and install android 7.0 nougat on VirtualBox. How to Install Android Oreo 8.0 on VirtualBox.
Requirments to Install Android Nouget:
Android x86 developers released the testing version of Android 7.0 Nougat, it is only available for 64bit architecture that means you can’t run it on the old 32bit machine, it should be considered as RC until they properly release the stable version. There is not an official announcement since this is built from source code and we don’t know any known issue with this build, feel free to mention in the comments below if you find any.
We are providing you virtual images for the latest version of Android 7.0 Nougat (only 64bit yet) for VirtualBox and VMware.
- VirtualBox: Download and install VirtualBox if you don’t already have it—it’s available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.
- The Android x86 ISO: You’ll need to Download the Android Nouget ISO for whichever version of Android you’d like to try. At the time of writing, Android 7.0 Nouget is the most stable release, which is what I’m using here.
After Downloading the virtual Box install it and then you can follow the instructions from this article that I have created this website.
Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox
#1. Go ahead and open up VirtualBox, then click on “New”.
#2. Name of the Virtual machine whatever you’d like, then select “Linux” as the type “Other Linux (32 or 64-bit) as the version, Then assign 1 GB or 2 GB > Select “Create a virtual hard disk now” > click create.
#3. On the Nest spet, you can file location & how much storage you’d like to top the virtual machine out at even though it will “Fixed Size”. Choose whatever size will work best for you system. Select VDI (VirtualBox Image) and click “Create”.
#4. Your machine has set up, click on Start to install android nougat on Virtualbox.
#5. When the Machine starts up, point it to the Android ISO you downloaded. Click on Device > Optical Devices > Choose Image and select your Android Nouget ISO. Then use Machine > Restart to restart the virtual machine.
Installing Android Nougat 7.0 on VirtualBox
#6. Select “Installation – Install Android-86 to harddisk” then press enter.
#7. Press C on the keyboard to select “Create/Modify partitions” and Press OK. On the GPT screen just choose “No”.
#8. On the Disk Utility, Select “New”.
#9. Select “Primary” and hit enter. In this case, it’s 8 GB. This should be select by desault.
#10. Select “Write” and hit enter.
#11. Write “Yes” to wtite the partition table. Enter.
#12. Select “Quite” and hit enter.
#13. Select the partition you have just created to install android on and hit enter.
#14. Select a file system to format sda1, I have selected ext4.
#15. Select Yes and hit enter.
#16. Select Yes to install boot loader grub.
#17. Select Yes to install system direction as read-write.
#18. Once everything is finished, you can choose to reboot into Android or reset. Feel free to do wither thing right here, but don’t forget to unmount the ISO file first. Otherwise, it’ll just boot right back into the installation.
After the machine is restarted you should see the boot screen and then it will take you to the page where you set up your device.
Just Sign in and finish the setup. You are ready to play.
Now, you can start using Android x86 on your PC, start installing apps or just tinker around and test the performance of Android x86 on your Desktop or Laptop. For any queries or suggestion, feel free to comment below. Thank you for reading this post.