How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox?

In this article, I am going to show you how to install android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox. As the google team says about Android 7.0 Nougat “Android Nougat is our sweetest release yet, with more ways to make Android your own”. There are many new and cool features that are included in this big update. Like, over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones, multi Locale language settings, multi-window view, quick switch between apps, custom quick settings, notification direct reply, bundled notifications, notification controls and much more stuff like that. If you want to get more information what’s new then click here.

Anyway, the new Android 7.0 Nougat is the lasted operating system from google. Now if you want to know how do I install it on VirtualBox then follow the steps below step by step, and also check our article about, how to install Android Nougat on PC.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox

Step #1. Firstly you have to download the VirtualBox and Android 7.0 Nougat iso file. If you have VirtualBox already installed on your PC then that’s okay then just download Android 7.0 Nougat iso file.

Step #2. If you have installed VirtualBox already then just open it and if you don’t have then install and open it that you have nearly downloaded from the link above.

Create Android 7.0 Nougat Virtual Machine

Step #3. When the VirtualBox is opened on the home page click New to create a new virtual machine(VM).

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox?

Create New Virtual Machine

Step #4. On the “Name and operating system” windows, type any name that you would like to name your Android 7.0 Nougat VM then Choose Linux for type and for Version choose Other Linux (64-bit) then click Next.

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Name and Operating System

Step #5. Choose the Memory size to 2048 MB and click Next.

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Memory Size

Step #6. After mentioning memory size, Select Create a virtual hard disk now on the Hard disk windows  and click Create.

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox?

Hard Disk

Step #7. For hard disk file type, select VDI(VirtualBox Disk Image) and click Next.

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Hard Disk File Type

Step #8. Select Dynamically allocated on the Storage on physical hard disk window and click Next.

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Storage on Physical Hard Disk

Step #9. Now Select the size of the virtual hard disk in megabytes. This size is the limit on the amount of file data that a virtual machine will be able to store on the hard disk. Then Name the new virtual hard disk and click on the folder icon to save where you want. But I suggest you to leave it by default and click Create.

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File Location and Size

Edit Android 7.0 Nougat Virtual Machine

Step #10. After the previous step, your virtual machine should be created. So now select the VM and click on the Settings button.

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Edit Android 7.0-Nougat Virtual Machine

Step #11. From left-hand side panel select System and on the Processor tab change it from 1 CPU to 2 CPU and left the others by default.

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2 CPU Processor

Step #12. On Display panel, Change the video memory to 128 MB and leave the others by default.

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128 MB Video Memory

Step #13. Now Select Storage panel and choose the Controller: IDE and click on the (-) minus button from the bottom of the window to remove it.

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox?

Remove Storage Controller IDE

Step #14. Again on the same panel, click the (+) Plus icon and Select Add IDE Controller.

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Add IDE Controller

Step #15. On the Small Dialog box click Choose existing disk.

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Choose Exiting Disk

Step #16. Now in this Step go to This PC > Local Disk (C:) > Users > username > VirtualBox VMs > Android 7.0 Nougat VM Name that you named on step 4, Finally when you found the VDI file, select that and click Open.

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Select Android 7.0 Nougat-VDI

Step #17. This time, click on the (+) plus with CD icon and select Leave empty.

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Leave the Controller Empty

Step #18. When you left the disk empty then select Empty with CD icon and Select the Optical Drive to IDE Secondary Master then click on the small CD icon and select Choose Virtual Optical Disk File.

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Choose Virtual Optical Disk File

Step #19. Now, this time, Drive to The Android 7.0 Nougat iso file that you download from the link above then select that and click Open.

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Select Android 7.0 Nougat ISO File

Step #20. When the file opened click OK and Save the Changes to that you made to the Android 7.0 Nougat virtual machine. Finally, you must be ready to play the VM.

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Save Changes

Play Android 7.0 Nougat Virtual Machine

Step #21. So after all the settings that are mentioned above completed, then you’re done to go on and play the virtual machine, to install it on your VirtualBox. So now select the Android 7.0 Nougat virtual machine and click on the Start button to turn it on.

Play Android 7.0 Nougat Virtual Machine

Play Android 7.0 Nougat Virtual Machine

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Step #22. When the machine started, After some seconds it must be booted into Android boot menu. So now from here Select the last option Installation – Install Android-x86 to harddisk and hit enter from your keyboard. This options must drive you to the Installation windows of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Install-Android-x86

Step #23. Now to install Android 7.0 Nougat on virtual machine hard disk you need a partition to install it on that. Select Create/Modify Partitions and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Create Partitions

Step #24. When you are asked to want to use GPT partition select No and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Don’t Use GPT

Step #25. To create a new partition, on the partition page select New and hit enter from your keyboard.

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New Partition

Step #26. Select Primary partition and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Primary Partition

Step #27. Type the size of the partition that you want to create and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Partition Size

Step #28. A partition has been created, Now in order to make it bootable select Bootable and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Make the Partition Bootable

Note: To make sure that the partition has been bootable, then you must see the Boot label under flags.

Step #29. After making the drive bootable, now select Write and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Write Partition

Step #30. In this steps to confirm it, you need to type YES and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Confirm it

Step #31. After writing the disk, you are done from here, so select Quit and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Quit Partitioning

Step #32. On the choose partition window, select the partition that you nearly created and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Select SDA 1 Partition

Step #33. For the partition file system format, select ext4 and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

File System Format Type

Step #34. Select YES and hit enter from your keyboard to confirm it.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Confirm Formating

Step #35. When you are asked want to install Grub Bootloader, select YES and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

GRUB Bootloader

Step #36. For the EFI GRUB 2, select Skip and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

EFI GRUB 2

Step #37. For system directory as read-write select Yes and hit enter from your keyboard.

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System Directory for Read-Write

Step #38. When the writes than on the screen below click on Devices > Optical Drivers > Remove disk from virtual drive.

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Remove Disk from Virtual Drive

Step #39. When you get the screen below, click Force Unmount.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Force Unmount

Step #40. You should be done installing the Android 7.0 Nougat successfully. Now select Reboot and hit enter from your keyboard.

Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Virtual Machine Hard Disk

Android-x86-Installed Successfully

Step #41. Every time you boot the Android 7.0 Nougat you will get this bootloader, leave it for some seconds or select Android-x86 2016-09-02 and hit enter from your keyboard.

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Select Android-x86 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat Installed on VirtualBox

Finally, that’s done, you have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox. Here is the preview.

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox?

Android 7.0 Nougat Installed on VirtualBox

Conclusion

It was all about, how to install Android 7.0 Nougat on VirtualBox. I hope you have learned this article, and I hope you will ask your questions, give us your suggestions, opinion about what articles we have to write. If you faced any problem tell us below by comment, Feel free to tell us. we’re waiting for your suggestion.

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