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How to install Android x86 on Vmware Workstation

Android x86 is an Open source project that has ported Android x86 platform. Android community releasing the ISO of Android OS, that you can use to run the Android Operating system on any pc, even in the virtual machine. In this article I will show you How to install Android “Lollipop” versions. Using the same method you can install Android Marshmallow on pc (Android x86 on Vmware).

Android x86 on Vmware

Install Android x86 on Vmware Workstation:

Click here to download Android x86 ISO (Android VMware Image Download)
All the versions of Android ISO are avaliable, you can install it to the virtual disk or boot an Android x86 live system (android x86 vmware).

1. Create a Virtual Machine

Android x86 on Vmware
2. Select Android OS for VMware (Workstation identifies the new VM as FreeBSD)
Allocate the hardware of the Virtual Machine

Android x86 on Vmware
3. Select “Installation – Install Android-x86 to harddisk” Android x86 on Vmware
4. Select Create or modify partitions

Android x86 on Vmware
5. In cfdisk wizard, Create New -> Primary Partition -> Allocate Size <Enter>Android x86 on VmwareAndroid x86 on Vmware
6. Select “Bootable” <Enter>

Android x86 on Vmware
7. Select “Write” and type “Yes”

Android x86 on Vmware
8. Select “Quit”

Android x86 on Vmware
9. Select “sda1” partition to install Android OSAndroid x86 on Vmware
10. Choose EXT3 as filesystem to format sda1Android x86 on Vmware
11. Click “Yes” to format sda1 to ext3 filesystem format

Android x86 on Vmware
12. Click “Yes” to install Boot loader Grub

Android x86 on Vmware
13. Validate the Read/Write possibility, otherwise you won’t be able to make any changes to this VM.

Android x86 on Vmware

Android x86 on Vmware
14. Disconnect the Virtual Machine Removable devices “CD/DVD” and select “Reboot”Android x86 on Vmware
15. Android VMware Image started booting.

Android x86 on Vmware

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