Intel: Installing Android-x86

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Supported devices

  • This guide is valid for fitlet2

Prepare installation media

  • A USB DVD-ROM drive or a USB disk of at least 1GB should be used as installation media
  • Download Android-x86 8.1-rc2 live and installation iso (64-bit)
  • For installation with a USB DVD-ROM - flash the downloaded image directly onto a DVD
  • For installation with a USB disk on a Linux host you can use dd the command:
$ sudo dd if=android-x86_64-8.1-rc2.iso of=/dev/sdX bs=1MB
  • NOTE: /dev/sdX in the command above is the device name of the target USB disk

Base installation of Android-x86

  • After seconds of booting, in the initial menu select "Advanced options -> Android-x86 8.1-rc2 Auto Install to specified harddisk"
  • Disconnect the installation media and reboot
  • Follow the standard Android-x86 setup procedure - choose language, Google account, timezone etc.
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Play store, Youtube etc. work out of the box