This post will guide you through the installation of a complete android operating system running INSIDE either Windows or Linux… Meaning you can play your favorite Android Apps in your current computer configuration without losing any files or changing your whole computer setup. How is this possible? Running it virtually… It may be a hard concept to understand the foundation of but essentially this is running an entire computer (virtually) inside another computer… Here’s how..

Install VirtualBox or VMware Workspace

Here’s Where to get VirtualBox:

Here are the commands to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu Linux:

$ wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add - 
$ wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb xenial contrib"
$ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-5.2

How to Install VMware Workstation:

Download Confound’s Android .OVA File Here

APK’s included in the above .OVA File
CM Lite
ES File Explorer
FreeFlix HQ
Hotspot Shield Business
MegaBox HD Lite
MX Player Pro
OneBox HD

RedBox TV
SD Maid Pro
Swift Streamz
Terrarium TV

Import The .OVA File to VirtualBox or VMware

  1. Open VirtualBox and select File and Import Appliance.
  2. Select your OVA file in the import box and verify the settings in the center window.
  3. Make any changes if you need to in that center window.
  4. Select Import at the bottom.
  5. Allow VirtualBox to import the file and configure it for use.

It may take a little while to import OVA files. (Further Details)