Android 7.0 ISO for x86 and x64 PCs was released earlier this month and due to some reasons, i was not able to write about x86 updates on Techposts. But today i will discuss how you can install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS on your PC and experience it before it comes to your Android phone or tab. You can’t be sure about the updates coming to your device. Even my Nexus 5 has not got any Nougat update and i am still waiting for official 7.0 OTA updates. But i wanted to try out it’s features and i must say that Android 7.0 has came with lot of security improvements and additional features like Multi-window. So let’s go ahead and install Android 7.0 Nougat OS on PC or Laptop running Windows or Linux OS.
Techposts.org reminds its readers that it will not be held responsible for any damage to system during or after Android-x86 software installation. Users are advised to proceed at their own risk.
However, it’s easy to install, especially if you’ve installed some form of Linux OS in the past and you know what you are doing. Let’s walk through the process, then briefly explore Android on the PC. We will also give you detailed instruction via Video tutorial which you can find on our Youtube Channel.
- USB flash drive or a bootable CD/DVD drive
- Ensure there is sufficiently free hard disk space on the computer/laptop on which you want to install Android-x86 OS. You may Also install it in external USB thumb drive. For complete guide, visit How to Install and Run Android on Windows PC; 3 Ways Explained
- Android 7.0 Nougat ISO File. Download it from Here
- Rufus App for Windows to create bootable USB thumb drive.
Steps to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Your PC
Step 1: Download the Android 7.0 Nougat-x86 ISO from the link above and extract the ISO using 7-zip extractor tool.
Step 2: By using Rufus Tool, Make a bootable USB flash drive using the ISO image file that you downloaded.
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Select Android from the Drop Down menu, Then Browse the Android x86 ISO file and then select the USB Thumb Drive and Hit Create Button.
Step 3: After that, Restart your PC or Laptop via USB flash drive as the source. (Make USB to boot first and before CD/DVD ROM under your system’s BIOS settings)
Step 4: Now, When the menu appears, just select Install Android x86 to hard disk. You can also Run it As a Live Cd which means that if any changes made, they will not be saved. But if you install it then any changes that you make will be saved next time you boot android.
Step 5: Select your appropriate hard disk partition to install Android x86 i.e. C: or D: or you can install on any new partition.
Step 6: Now, You will get a few prompts messages pertaining to installation of GRUB Bootloader. Make sure to allow it.
Step 7: Now, another prompt message will ask you to make system /r/w. Hit Yes on this as well, especially if you’d like to modify your Android x86 installation later.
Step 8: After that, you will get another prompt to install virtual SD card. Use 2048 MB for space, as that’s the maximum supported.