Android on PC/Laptop

Posted: November 21, 2011 in Information, Uncategorized
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I guess im quite late about this information and I just knowing it a few days ago. As we know, the latest android OS is android ice cream sandwich 4.0, and the 1st smart phone using it  is Samsung Nexus. Back to the topic, actually, we can use our PC as a platform to test run all the android apps.

All the free android games and apps can be use on PC by installing the android OS. As long as you have your touch pad, you can use all the touch function such as zoom in or out picture, switching desktop and etc. Here I give you few steps on how to install android OS in your PC or Laptops.

Follow this step-by-step installation guide:

  • Download Android SDK (installer_r10-windows.exe and Linux also available)  and run it.
  • Install Java Platform (JDK)
  • Run SDK Manager and install the package below to install (Reject all other packages):
    • SDK Platform Android 3.0, API 11 (for Android Honeycomb)
    • SDK Platform Android 2.3.3 (for Android Gingerbread)
    • Android SDK Platform-tools
    • Android SDK Tools
  • Select Virtual devices from left pane and create a new Android Virtual Device (AVD).
    • Enter any name.
    • Choose a Target (Android Honeycomb…)
    • Enter a size for the emulator SD Card or leave it empty. (only for Android 2.3)
    • Choose a Skin or enter any resolution.
    • Click Create AVD.
  • Now select your AVD and click the Start… button.
  • Wait for a few seconds and you will see Android boot screen.
  • Wait for the Android to boot and then explore your shiny new Android or install apps.

Note: If you receive “Failed to fetch url” error then follow the steps:

  • Select “Settings” from the left sidebar
  • Check the box labeled “Force https://… sources to be fetched using http://…”
  • Click “Save and Apply”
  • Close and restart the SDK Setup.

Kindly inform you that I couldn’t found android 4.0 on net. If anyone have it, i hope you to share it with me.

And also, if you are using Windows, do not forget to download your usb driver from your Pc/Laptop manufacturer. Good luck trying~~~

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