Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on PC and Laptops with Windows, Linux and Mac OS

Hey, Welcome to the new How to Guide from Today in this HowtoGuide we will show you how to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on Any PC or Laptop along with windows, that is dual boot – Android Lollipop with Windows 7, 8 or 10, Linux or MAC.

Update – What’s New in Lollipop 5.0.2 x86:

  • Wifi and Bluetooth Working perfectly fine.
  • PlayStore and Google Apps preinstalled
  • Much better than previous 5.0 Update
  • Many other important Bug Fixes

Android mobile operating system is an open source system software available for various smartphone, tablet devices, and Desktops too. In our previous Videos we showed you How to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat on PC and laptops but This time we will be installing the latest Android version which is Android 5 Lollipop on Laptop and Desktops.
With This installation Method, Users can multi Dual Boot Android with Windows on PC and Laptops powered by x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64 Bit) computer architecture hardware. Users are required to Download Android x86 ISO File and can install it via bootable USB flash drive or bootable CD/DVD.

Also Read: How to Dual Boot Remix OS with Windows OS – UEFI / Legacy Support

Step1. Things you’ll need?

  • 1 USB Flash Drive or Bootable CD/DVD.
  • 4GB Free Hard Disk Space for Android installation.
  • Android x86 5.0.2 Lollipop ISO File. Download it from Here
  • Universal USB Installer Tool to create bootable USB thumb drive. You can Find the Links in Description.
    Installing Android on PC

Step 2: By using Universal USB Installer 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)

Must-See: One Click Android x86 5.1 Lollipop OS Installation on Windows PC – Dual Boot PC

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.

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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.Install-Android-5.0-on-PC.mp4-VLC-media-player - Techposts


Step 6: Now, You will get a few prompts messages pertaining to the installation of GRUB Bootloader. Make sure to allow it.Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Windows PC with Linux Dual Triple Boot3 - Techposts

Also See: How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on A External Hard Disk Drive

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.Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Windows PC with Linux Dual Triple Boot4 - Techposts


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.

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Step 9: Now, You can Restart your Windows PC / Laptops. After Reboot, You can select to either boot Android or Windows.Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Windows PC with Linux Dual Triple Boot7 - Techposts


Voilah! You’re done. Congratulations!! You have successfully installed Android 5.0 Lollipop on Your Desktop PC/Laptop. Enjoy this latest update.

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    1. Hey Ravi!!! I have installed 5.0.2 as per your fine ☺?
      Now, I want to ask a question…if I want to delete the android from my PC, can I just delete the files in the drive I installed that??? I am using Windows 7 as primary OS.
      Thanks in Advance ?

    2. I have a 6 year old HP Pavilion a1243w running windows XP. I have 2 hard drives, one 200gb already in my pc, and one 120gb I found at a yard sale. but only one serial IDE cable and it’s hard to buy an extra one for my second hard drive. (I don’t even have a credit card(You need one to buy it online because you won’t find it anywhere) which is also hard to apply for.)

      The drive letter of my USB stick is G.
      It is a Dane USB adaptor with a 16gb MicroSD card.
      I have Android x86 4.4 KitKat Release 4.
      What I want to do is format my 2nd hard drive, but Unetbootin can’t detect it. I can’t use more than 1 hard drive without an extra ATA cable.

      How to format my 2nd hard drive to fat32 without any OS?
      Also, before installing to my usb stick I created 2 file system partitions(1 3gb for android install and the rest for the OS) and when the format options appeared All I see is sda1 and sda2.
      I selected sda1, and I chose not to format. “cannot mount dev/sda1 do you want to format?” I selected no and then installation failed message appears. I did everything right.
      I even went to cgdisk and found no problems at all.

      • Why you want to Install Kitkat when the latest Android 6.0.1 has been released by Jide corporation called Remix OS. I recommend this as there will be no such issues with that. All you need is to run a program file and rest is automatic. Please follow this guide on Installing Remix OS on HDD using Ubuntu (Linux OS) or How to Dual Boot Remix OS with Windows OS – UEFI / Legacy Support. You may also watch this guide
        If this helps please respond, otherwise i’ll try help you to figure out how to solve it other way.

        • Some people that posted above said they had issues connecting to Wi-FI on Android x86 6.0 build. But I will try the Remix OS. Also a problem started yesterday. I get the error message “Android x86 installer is not available. Press Esc to run the Live version.” when I clicked “Install Android to harddisk”.

          Also Unetbootin still can’t “see” my ATAPI HDD, but it can see my USB stick.
          How to install to hard drive if It doesn’t show up?
          Awaiting your response. Sorry for double posting.

          • Hi Jordan,

            Unetbootin detects external USB HDD. First detect whether your PC is EFI enabled or not, if so use EFI installer image else the other one.

            To install on HDD, write x86 iso on USB using Rufus or Unetbootin and then install it.

            And you may install Remix OS or Phoebix OS, both are equally good and are based on Android-x86 Marshmallow. Phoenix comes as an installer file (.exe) so it’s really easy to install whereas Remix as you may aware, comes with installer Tool which can be used to install Remix OS on HDD directly with Windows.
            Hope this helps!

            Good luck!! ?

    3. I have ASUS X552E 64BIT LAPTOP. windows 8. after installing android x86 on my pc. this installed but doesnot run. screen is just showing lines. what should i do.


    5. Hi Ravi, I have Micromax Canvas tab with Intel 1.3Ghz processor, 32gb hdd anf 2gb ram. Since I just have 32gb hard drive i dont want to re-partition the hard disk and create another partition to install android. Can i install android using bootable USB on the same partition (C) where Windows 10 is installed? I dont want to disturb the Windows while I am testing android. Once i am sure about android working fine, i can completely switch to android.

      Awaiting your response.


    6. Hey a little help would be very appreciated. Having a hard time finding an iso where wifi works. Lenovo Yoga 700 with Intel(R) dual band wireless-ac 3165 adapter. Ive installed 5.0.2, 5.1-rc1, and 6.0 with no wifi and Ive tried the live cd of 4.4-rc1, 4.4-r4, 4.4-r5, 4.4-r2, and 4.0-rc2-s103t with no wifi. Im assuming there wouldn’t be a difference for wifi connection in testing a live cd vs installing the iso, right? Do you know of one that would work with my wifi? Thank you for any help

    7. just for the sake of asking, since this is a ISO file of droid, will this allow me to play games such as blood brothers ETC..i’m asking cause i installed a droid emulator and when i when to play blood brothers it told me i had to update the game, the funny part is version of blood brothers was the same version as in the play store

    8. Thanks admin, for this wonderful post. I just installed android lollipop in my laptop with bootable pendrive. But I have some problems with updation and installation of apps from play store. It showing some error for installing the apps. What is the solution to solve this problem? Admin, please help me…

    9. hi.. i have install successfully on my laptop dell e4300 but having one issue when i use whats aap and some other application screen will rotate automatically .. i also disable or uncheck the autorotation .. can some one guide me

    10. I need a little help here. I followed the install process and it appeared to work. However I cant seem to connect to my home wifi while in android. I turn on the wifi toggle button and nothing happens, it doesnt appear to be scanning.

      Then I restarted the tablet and it booted in windows 7. I was never and option to select an operating system. I restarted several times and went to the boot manager and there are no signs of the android installation. How do I select an OS as stated in step 9? What did I do wrong?

      • Seems like your grub bootloader was not installed successfully. I will recommend you to install Androidx86 4.4 R3 Kitlat update which was released recently and is most stable update till date. I’m running this version on my laptop with Windows 10 and everything is working fine.
        Alternatively, you can try Ethernet connection (DHCP Only) to connect with internet.
        Android 5.0+ are still under initial development phase and needs more time to run stable.
        Please note that not all apps are supported by Androidx86.
        Good luck!! 🙂

      • Your system running on GPT partition (EFI mode) and that is the reason why you are not able to see your disk partitions. Download EFI supported Androidx86 ISO and then install it. Good luck!! 🙂

    11. Hi, am wondering if someone can help me with this small problem, I have the 972 (unable to save/install apps) error too, I don’t use linux at all, I have a system set up with windows 7 on C and a 19gb partition D which I’ve installed 5.0.2 Android_x86 on, it’s running fine but still, am unable to install any apps.. I’ve tried to follow some of the advice for solving this on blogs but as I don’t use linux I’m wondering if someone could explain a step-through for getting rid of the 972 error via a program or utility or workaround I can do on the windows 7 side?

      I’ve already set a data.img (to 2040Mb) when installing android on the D partition, so the file is there, and should be formatted correctly, I just need to get android to access and write to it properly.

    12. i have windows 8.1 in core 2 ,2 gb ram , 500 gb hdd i installed andoid in this pc but after it is installed successfully it is not showing any bootmanager or boot to android it automatically starts windows………… …… so please help !!

      • Error 17 claims that the partition that you’re attempting to boot is of a format that GRUB does not recognize. Please use another partition or alternatively, Use an External USB drive to install Android on USB stick and boot it on any pc.

      • You can go to Android x86 download page and get Android 4.4 x86 ISO and install it in your System. Itls most stable update till date and might support your system’s hardware.

    13. i have tried it ,, nice operating system.. but
      1- videos on youtube appears fizzy i cant watch any video on youtube site
      2- is there anyway to increase the virtual SD card than 2 GB ?
      3- is there anyway to explore other internal hard disk partitions ?

    14. I was very happy to discover this web site. I want to to thank you for ones time for this wonderful read!!

      I definitely savored every little bit of it and i also have you
      bookmarked to check out new things on your web site.

    15. Hi i have installed android 5.1 on Windows environment .when I’m trying to use android by restarting then it shows only one screen texting android..and not system specification is 4gb ram, i5 4th gen processor,intel graphics what can i do to use it.

    16. Have tried this and it works fine, but mp4 video is not supported in the web browser. I also tried Android 4.4 -x86 R2 iso and can’t get wifi to work. Android 4.4 -x86 r1 iso works however. Mp4 plays on this version in the browser but only when video is maxmised to fullscreen. Have lenovo thinkpad x230 with intel hd4000. Integrated graphics.

    17. i instal succefuly but i have problem that, my laptop is not touch pad , i am useing a non touch pad laptop, how i want control through mouse pad ?????????????? please answer me …………………i want use it……………………

    18. Is there something i have to do to get my computer to recognize my USB Flash Drive other then have it boot from it. I have done that but the only way i can get it to boot the USB Flash Drive is to take it out of UEFI mode.

    19. hello sir i keep getting this error file:androidbootgrldr.mbr status’ 0xc0000076 info; the application or operating system couldn’t be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors. on both my laptops . windows 8 is on both systems . toshiba satellite c855d and the other is a toshiba satellite c55. please help. thank-you for your time.

    20. I have Dell Venue 7 tablet and recently its android was corrupted and nothing is displayed. Can it possible it to connect to PC and reinstall android to it again? Which software should i use for it? Please mail me.

    21. First off you guys are the bomb.. it went so smooth and perfectly. Thank you. Used the live run a few times then did install. Only thing is I left the 512 instead of saying 2040.. now what am I going to have issues using a Dell optiplex 64 bit and a 640GB hard drive. Even made my new partition 4000mb. Little extra. Used over 1000 apps last year. Let me know how to fix if I can. Or do Iget a do over lol. Thanks again for great fun ..

    22. I was trying to download the file via the link but was not working. “Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently”.
      Could it be other link to download it please? Thanks.

    23. hello tanx for your nice info but i have one problem i installe andriodn in drive c beside win xp now my problem that i cant open drive di from andriod os also instal ext4 enabler and many apps drive d is 400gb and ntfs plz help me

        • So, you’re saying all we need to do to get 32gb storage is to format external HDD to ext3 and then install androidx86 on it using the same method, described here? Because 2gb is far too little.
          I’ve tried using androidx86 installer, but it cannot install 5.0.2 properly (stuck on Android logo). But in older versions doesn’t Internet connectivity.
          So using this GRUB method works for me, but only 2gb

    24. Loaded this up on a Dell Inspiron 3520, and want to say that WiFi is NOT working properly. I can find networks, but it fails to connect to any of them. As soon as it tries, It comes up “Failed to connect to network”, then shuts the WiFi off. After a second, it turns back on and shows me a list of networks again.

    25. Is there any other link to download this from? As others has mentioned, it is not possible to download from that link, it says too many users has downloaded it. Surely there must be some other links?

    26. After I go through installing this, I reboot and find myself with “Android” written on my screen, but it just hangs there, not moving forward. Any suggestions? I’ve tried to do this with virtualbox and let it hang for over two hours and got nowhere.

    27. Hi
      i install it and run in lenovo thinkpad edge e430c
      but wifi is
      not work 🙁 first time showing me wifi when i enter wifi password and
      click connect it hide and wifi off and can’t to on 🙁 how i can fix it?
      (sorry for bad english)

    28. Hi again Ravi,

      In “Choose Partion / Please select a partition to install Android-x86”

      Comparing to my drive management page, I’m kind of lost… :(, because I do not know which one corresponds to the one I want Android-x86 to be installed on.

      If possible i would like to install the android OS into the 20Gb partition nammed Android (see below)

      This is the Drive management onto my laptop :

      – System 100 Mb
      – Win7_OS 120 Gb (C) [Boot / Primary Partion]
      – Docs 460 Gb (D) [Primary Partition]
      – Android 20 Gb (Z) [Logical Drive]

      thanks for helping

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