How to install Bliss os X86 on PC and VirtualBox

The Bliss OS x86 is another Android-based operating system. You can say it is a fork of Android x86 project which open source and free to use.  The custom Android Bliss OS is not 0nly available for X86 PC or laptops but also the other x86 based devices can be used for its installation including smartphone and Tablets. If you are familiar with the process- how to flash a smartphone then now you know the Bliss OS is here. It supports both 32 bit and 64 bit of devices.

The builds of Bliss OS also compatible with Chromebooks and MacBooks running on Intel or AMD CPU. For gaming, the Octopus has included as keymapping solution developed by Phoenix OS team (another Android OS).

In this tutorial, we let you how to install Bliss OS X86_X64 on PC as well as VirtualBox. 

Bliss OS Minumum System hardware requirements

  • X86 processor
  • 1 Gb HArd disk
  • Minimum 512 RAM and 2 Gb is recommended

Download Bliss ISO Image

  1. To install this Android OS on PC, first of all, we will download the Bliss OS x86_x64 bootable ISO file.
  2. Go to download section
  3. When you visit the Bliss OS download repository you will find different folders such as Bleeding_edge, Nightly, Stable, and Udoo.
  4. Select and Open the Bleeding Edge folder.
  5. You will find multiple releases of the Bliss OS – both stable and beta. 
  6. Download the latest stable ISO file version of the OS. Android 10 is available on it.
  7. For example, in our case, it was: Bliss-v11.4-Stable–
  8. After downloading the Bliss ISO file, go to the next section of creating a bootable pen drive.

Create Bliss x86_X64 bootable USB drive

  1. Once the ISO file of Bliss OS downloaded on your machine its time to create a bootable USB drive.
  2. For that, first, download the Rufus Bootable USB software. Here is the link.
  3. Insert the Pen drive to a system in which you want to make bootable.
  4. Click on the Rufus setup and run it. This bootable USB maker is a portable software and doesn’t need installation.
  5. When it opens, select the Pen drive from the Device section.
  6. Then click on the SELECT button and select the above downloaded Bliss ISO image.
  7. Finally, click on the START button, and the process of making Bliss OS bootable pern drive will start.
  8. You get a pop-up, ignore it, and press the OK button.
  9. It will again warn you that all data on the Pen drive will erase, so make sure nothing is important on the USB drive. Then click on the OK button.

Create Bliss os x86_X64 bootable USB drive for pc

Install Bliss OS on PC and VirtualBox Virtual Machine

After creating the Bootable pen drive. Insert it into the PC system where you want to install the Bliss OS.

Step 1: Boot your system with Bliss OS USB drive

If your system’s first boot order is already set to Removable media then the OS will automatically boot. Otherwise first set the boot order. OR  use any of this F2, F8, F12, or Esc according to your system BIOS to select the booting medium or device.

Step 2: Select- Install Bliss-OS to hard disk

As the first screen of booting appears, select the Installation- Install Bliss-OS to hard disk option.

Bliss os live and installation

Step 4: Create/Modify partitions

Use the Tab key and then arrow keys to select the Create/Modify partitions and click 0n the OK button.

Crate partitions

Step 5: Primary Partition

Here you will see the disk drive and its space in MB available in your same for both PC and Virtual machine. Select the Primary option and press the Enter button.


Enter the amount of space you want to allocate to the BlissOS and then press Enter.

Type the amoutn size

Step 6: Mark primary partition bootable

Now mark the created primary partition a bootable. For that just select the Bootable option and then the Enter button.


Step 7: Write the changes to prepare a disk for Bliss installation

After the above step, we need to write out alterations to the drive. Select the Write option for that and again press the Return/Enter key.

Write the partition table to Bliss

For implementing the changes, it will ask for your permission. Type yes 

bliss OS partition

One the above step process is done, it’s time to quite the partition table creation tool. Use the Quit option.

quite the parition creator

Step 8: Install the Bliss OS

As soon as you quit you will again see the Choose Partition section, where this time you will find a partition to install the OS. Select that and press OK button.

Install bliss OS

It will ask to create a GPT, just select YES.

Select YES to GPT

Format the drive using ext4 or any other filesystem format you want.

format partition

Select the Yes option.

format bliss os partition

installing bliss OS on PC

Step 9: Reboot PC or Virtual MAchine

Once done Remove the Pen Drive and Select the Reboot option and you will get the Bliss OS installed on your system.

Reboot the Bliss OS

Blis OS VirtualBox installation

Although the whole process of installation is similar for Virtualbox Virtual machines too, just the beginning will be a little bit different.

Step 1: Open the VirtualBox.

Step 2: Click on the New option given on the menu.

Step 3: Give some name to your virtual machine.

Step 4: Select Type- Other and version Other /Unkown 64-bit.Create Bliss OS virtual machine

Step 5: Assign the RAM, 2GB would be good but recommend up to 4GB for better performance.

Set ram for BLiss

Step 6: Select Create a virtual disk now and click on the Next button.

Create drive virtual

Step 7: Assign around 10GB or more of space, if you want to install apps or games from the Play store.

Virtual Hard drive

Step 8: Now Click on the Setting icon from the Menu of the virtual box and select the Storage option and then Empty CD disc icon. After that just click on the CD icon given under the Attributes section and select the Choose Virtual Optical Disk File... to assign the downloaded Bliss ISO file to Virtualbox for its installation.

Step 9: Click on OK button and then Start the Virtual machine. Reset of the procedure will be the same as mentioned for the PC installation.

Select the Bliss ISO

Step 10: Once the installation has done on the Virtual Machine. The OS asks for reboot, then first remove the inserted ISO disk from Virtualbox by right-clicking on the CD icon given on the right bottom side.

remove the drive

Finally, the OS has installed, now we can play around with.

Bliss OS x86_x64 installation

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Let us know your thoughts and difficulties you found with the Bliss OS during your usage.

10 thoughts on “How to install Bliss os X86 on PC and VirtualBox”

  1. after installed blis os and remove the optical drive in vbox then after the start it shows fatal error no bootable medium error occured.

    • I have the same issue, “no bootable medium” on Virtualbox 6, Win Pro with VT-x activated in BIOS and Virtualbox (not in windows though)

  2. I am having the same outcome “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted.” Using virtualbox on linux mint 19 on a thinkpad.

  3. “Just do this, so easy even everybody can do it”. Riight. Another how-to step by step guide where the options in the screencaptures differ.
    There is no [ Bootable ] option in that disk partition thing. It didn’t ask about GPT, but GRUB. It did ask about GPT at earlier attemps, still no go. If we have to use GPT, why ask?
    And what’s this mess about making a “pen drive” (USB), when it’s on VirtualBox? Just use the damn iso?
    No bootable medium. Ofc.

  4. Don’t buy and use Android devices app coz there is a huge mess with hardware support as native as emulated ones ! Even original Android devices doesn’t support OS upgrade even if its powerful enough coz hardware vendors soon drop support in favor new hardware that simply costs way too much to get soon obsolete also ! I have not found any hardware that support Android OS upgrade to latest Android version – *.apk to *.xapk doesn’t work on all Android devices. How many Smart phones, tablets and other devices are obsolete due dropped support ? On PC this will newer work properly coz Android kernel is developed for ARM CPU’s has to be emulated on x86_64 and AMD and nVidia GPU’s very problematic. Waydroid (native Android app run) Linux needs X11 Wayland and Linux Zen Kernel and apparently works only on Intel based GPU’s any other are problematic – leads to fault installation/operation. May be Win 11 integrated support for native run Android app will MS do properly, they have necessarily competent man power to do so. I do not advertise MS here, but open source is way to dispersed and doesn’t cover necessarily hardware/software to work properly. I do need to run damn Android app in native mode but after month of testing this doesn’t work at all in all cases nor Android PC solutions nor on Linux alike ! Those who post such howto’s should refer to exact hardware used otherwise this is waste of nerves electricity and time invested in such useless doing !

  5. Also keep in mind that CPU has to support SSE 4.2. Some older AMD models use SSE 4a instead.


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