Friday, 17 June 2016

How To Install Phoenix OS On Virtualbox In Windows 10/7/8 New Hack

In addition to PC, There are many like me Who may want to use Phoenix OS on Oracle VirtualBox or any other virtualization software. Well, There is no good news in this regard. As of now, Officially there is no way to install Phoenix OS in VirtualBox. I've tried to use the USB flash option provided in its installer to install Phoenix OS, But It stuck and no results.

I have found a way through which I managed to install and use Phoenix OS on VirtualBox. Since It is an unofficial method Therefore You may face some errors. But As far as my personal experience is concerned, I have yet not come across any issue. Everything until now is going well.

Let's Start Installing Phoenix OS On VirtualBox

Download Phoenix OS installer on host machine.

First of all, We need to install Windows 7 on Virtual Box to install Phoenix OS on Virtual Box, You may also install Windows 8 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. Please take a very important thing into consideration Before you install your preferred Windows version. 

Minimum System Requirements For Phoenix OS For VirtualBox

Give 2GB of RAM to it and create a virtual hard drive with additional 10GB disk space for installing Phoenix OS on VirtualBox. For example, I am installing Windows 7 and it requires 15GB and I am creating virtual hard drive with 26GB disk space.

Before you start installing Windows, Go to settings.

General and then click on advanced.

Select bidirectional and click OK.

After getting everything ready, Start installing Windows.

After having installed Windows, Now install guest additions and restart.

After restart, From Menu, Click devices and select shared folder settings to import Phoenix OS We have downloaded earlier. 

Double click on Phoenix OS installer.

Click install to Hard Disk to begin the installation process.

Select Drive C from the drop down menu.

After selecting Drive C partition, Click Next.

Tick mark 8G and click install to install Phoenix OS. 

After 4 minutes, The first part of the installation process is completed. We now need to restart Virtual Windows PC.

Important Tip

We need one more change in mouse settings before carrying out the next step. The mouse will not work If you don't do so. Shut it down.

Go to settings.

Click System   

Next to pointing devices, Select PS 2 mouse from drop down menu. 

Click OK to save the settings. 

Now launch Windows

Boot Phoenix OS from dual boot menu.

The installer takes 3 to 6 minutes to complete the rest of the installation process.

Now Here you need to select English language from the drop down menu and click next.

Here you will be asked to enter the password of your Wifi to connect to the internet. You may skip it If you don't have or don't want to connect.

Select a username and click finish.

Congratulations, We have successfully installed Phoenix OS on Oracle VirtualBox. I hope you don't face any error. Please do let me know If you run into any problems. I will do my best to solve your problems as soon as possible. 


  1. Why install Phoenix OS inside Windows inside Ubuntu? Windows is a waste, also as a wrapping OS, when you can host Phoenix OS directly (which I am doing now)