How To Run Android OS inside windows

With so many new phones coming out in market every single day, I’m sure most of us are confused with which phone to go for. LiveAndroid gives you a chance to try out Android OS even before buying any Android based phone. LiveAndroid, a LiveCD for Android running on x86 platforms.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to run Android OS on your PC.


  • Name the OS android and select OS type/version as unknown/other and click on Next’.


  • Assign memory. Usually even 64MB is fine but i just allocated 128MB just in case. And then neglect the next few steps and keep on clicking Next’.


  • Once its done, you will see a new virtual machine Androidbeen created inside your virtualbox. Highlight it and click on settings. Go to CD/DVD ROM and mount your LiveAndroid cd location. Click OK.


  •   Voila!! done! Now click on start and enjoy Android


5 thoughts on “How To Run Android OS inside windows”

  1. I wasn’t aware that Android was even available, nice find. Thanks for the post!

    Just one note, I don’t think it’s actually necessary to burn the ISO to CD. I’ve been using VirtualBox for a while and it will allow mounting the ISO directly a via VirtualCD.

  2. I dont see android as a potential threat to existing linux desktop destros.. its more like a mobile os .. got a very long way to go to even think ant competing..

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