Google rolled out its latest mobile software update Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for its Nexus devices in February. Following this, several manufacturers upgraded their Android devices to the new software.

The good news is the Jelly Bean software, running on Android smartphones and tablets, can be installed on your personal computer (PC), with due credit to Learn2crack for sharing an easy tutorial. The guide allows users to install Android 4.2.2 on their PCs in just 10 easy steps without any difficulty. By installing the update, PC users can experience several tweaks, install apps, play with the interface and change settings on the computer according to their wish.

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Screen shot of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean running on the computer.

Those who wish to install Android 4.2.2 Jell Bean on their computers may follow our step-by-step guide.

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Files required to download

Oracle VM VirtualBox [Download the latest version of VirtualBox]

Android x86 4.2 image

Steps to install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on PC

Step 1: Install VirtualBox on the computer

Step 2: Open VirtualBox and select New. In the dialogue box enter a name as desired and then select

Type: Linux

Version: Other Linux

And then select Next

Step 3: In the next dialogue box enter the memory size as per choice

[Note: Minimum 512MB required for Jelly Bean.]

Then select Next

Step 4: In the next dialogue box select create a virtual hard drive now. Then select VDI and select fixed or dynamically allocated according to your choice and create the virtual drive

[Note: Minimum 1GB required for installation.]

Step 5: Select Virtual device then select Settings, a dialogue box will appear. In the dialogue box select

Storage>> Storage Tree>> Empty

In the attributes section, select the Android 4.2 iso file downloaded earlier and check Live CD/DVD then click OK

Android 4.2.2

Step 6: Start the virtual device. On the screen select Install Android-x86 to harddisk

Step 7: On the next screen select Create/Modify partitions

Step 8: Create a new primary bootable partition and select Write. After finishing writing select Quit

Android 4.2.2

Step 9: Install Android in sda1 and select type and ext3, choose Yes for installing grub

Step 10: After installing, remove live iso from VirtualBox and reboot. Boot into Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

Provided all instructions are followed strictly, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean should now be installed on your computer.

Also read: Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on PC [TUTORIAL]

[Source: PhoneArena]