Considering the Android platform, it’s one of the biggest open source operating system our generation could have ever seen. Starting from mobile devices, then to Tablets and now to our very own Laptops/netbooks/PC, Android has expanded it’s empire to almost every hardware. Needless to say, emulators are still there to help us run our best apps on PC, but running the entire Android platform on x86 computer architecture will just blow your mind. Before wasting any time, let’s see How to Install Android KitKat 4.4 on PC:
For starters, Android-x86 is an unofficial build of Android operating system developed to work on Intel’s x86 system architecture. Moreover Android x86 is not limited to PC only, other hardware like virtual machines are also compatible with it.
Proceed the guide at your own risk, neither GizmoStorm nor the developers are responsible if anything happens to your device.
Before we begin, you need:
- Android x86 ISO (Download from the download button provided below).
- Bootable Flash drive/CD/DVD.
- Appropriate space available on your PC/Laptop.
- For installing Froyo, Gingerbread and ICS: 2GB
- For installing Jelly Bean: 8GB
- For installing KitKat 4.4: 10GB
- UNetbootin for creating Flashable thumb drive. (Download UNetbootin from the download button provided below).
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How to Install Android KitKat 4.4 on PC:
- Done with Installing Android x86 and UNetbootin? If yes, follow the guide provided below.
- It’s time to Create a bootable Flash drive using UNetbootin and the ISO image of Android x86 that you have downloaded above. You just need to select Diskimage button redirect it to the ISO file.
- Reboot your laptop/PC making USB Flash Drive as a your source.
- A Menu will appear, select Install Android x86 from it.
- Now, select the partition you wish to install Android x86 on.
- You’ll be noticing some prompts for installation of GRUB bootloader. Make sure you allow each of them.
- You’ll be seeing another prompt for making system /r/w. Please select Yes.
- Finally Reboot your PC.
- Congratulations, you have set up dual boot laptop/PC. Switch to Windows and then to Android anytime you wish.