Can I install Windows 7 on Android tablet?
Dear friends, when I shopped around for a tablet, the last thing that came to my mind was a tablet with OS Windows, however, after using Android tablet, I feel a tablet with windows is much better as we have software to go with it. Can I install Windows 7 on Android tablet? Please help.”
- Question from a user
Windows does not officially support the Android platform. However, you can actually use third-party software to install the Windows operating system and run Windows apps on an Android phone or tablet. Read on to learn how to accomplish it.
How to install Windows on Android tablet [2 feasible ways]
How to install Windows on Android tablet? With the following software, you can manipulate your Android system, giving the device a completely new look with Windows interface.
✍Limbo PC Emulator
►It supports direct Windows installation on Android device without a computer.
►It will replace the Android system.
✍Change My Software
►It allows you to run both Android and Windows operating systems on your Android device.
►You need to download this software on your computer and install Windows on your Android device with a USB cable connected.
Way 1. Use Limbo PC Emulator
Limbo PC Emulator is an Android application that can emulate many operating systems on Android devices. In this part, we will take Windows 7 installation on an Android phone as an example, you can perform similar operations to install Windows operating systems on an Android tablet.
- Android 5.0 or newer
- Snapdragon 660 processor or above
- At least 4GB independent RAM for the operation system in Limbo Emulator
Step 1. On your Android device, download Limbo PC emulator and Windows 7 ISO File from the website. (You can also download Windows 8/10/11 ISO File according to which system you want to install.)
Step 2. Install Limbo PC emulator apk and open it.
Step 3. Tap the Load Machine and create a New machine.
Step 4. Enter a machine name and tap CREATE.
Step 5. Under CPU/Board section, confirm the following settings:
Step 6. Go to Storage, select Hard Disk A and open it. Then tap the Windows ISO File you downloaded before.
Step 7. Go to Boot Settings, and select Hard Disk.
Step 8. Go to User Interface and set the following settings.
Step 9. Scroll up to the top interface and tap Start button.
Step 10. Wait for the installation process to complete, then you can use Windows operating system on your Android device.
Way 2. Use Change My Software 7 Edition
Can I install Windows 7 on Android tablet? Change My Software released 10/7/8/8.1/XP editions for users to install different Windows operating systems on Android devices. Here in this part, we will show you how to perform Windows on Android tablet with Change My Software 7 Edition.
- A computer, an Android tablet, or phone
- USB cable
- Strong Internet connection
- At least 8GB internal storage on Android device
- Minimum 1 GB RAM
Step 1. Download Change My Software 7 Edition on your computer, then connect your Android tablet to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. Run the application on your computer, and click Continue when it detected your Android device.
Step 3. Choose a language to install.
Step 4. Wait for the download process to complete. (It will take many times according to your network condition.)
Step 5. When you download it successfully, click Install.
Step 6. Wait for the Windows installation.
Step 7. When you see the successfully installed information, Close this program, and your Android device will restart automatically.
Step 8. Now you have both Windows and Android operating systems on your tablet, you can choose Windows to start. (the first login usually takes a long time)
Now you can enjoy Windows 7 on your tablet, for example, you can play PC games on your Android device.
Bonus tip: Operate Windows 7 on Android tablet without installing
When you operate Windows on your Android device, you may find the program often crashes because it needs powerful devices and it is hard to download the same applications that are installed on your computer.
Alternatively, we recommend you use remote desktop software like AnyViewer. With this software, you can remotely control your Windows PC from Android flexibly without complicated settings like you were sitting in front of it. For example, you can run applications, perform management tasks, lock/restart/shut down your remote computer, etc.
Then we will show you how to remote access Windows PC from Android using AnyViewer.
Part 1. Preparation work on remote computer
Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer on your remote PC.
Step 2. Launch the software, go to Log in and click Sign up. (Log in directly if you have already signed up.)
Step 3. Fill in the signup information.
Step 4. When you successfully logged in, you can see the assigned devices.
Part 2. Remote access remote PC from Android
Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer for Android.
Step 2. Open it and log in to the same account you used on the computer.
Step 3. Go to Device and tap the remote PC.
Step 4. Tap Remote control to achieve an unattended remote connection.
Step 5. Then you can use Windows operating system on your Android like you were sitting in front of the computer. Besides, you can use the following features:
• The first button: Turn on/off the virtual mouse.
• The second button: Open the virtual keyboard.
• The third button: Open the shortcuts menu, then you can rotate the screen, hide desktop wallpaper, etc.
Can I install Windows 7 on Android tablet? Actually, you can perform this task using the third-party software we mentioned above. But you need to be aware that normally it is hard for an Android device to run Windows operating system smoothly, it requires a strong Internet connection and a high-standard device. In this case, we recommend you use remote desktop software AnyViewer to remotely use your Windows PC on Android without changing the system.