How to Install Android ICS 4.0.3 on Virtual Box

Time ago we made a article that also showed you how to install android on virtual machine but that version of android is a older version. Today you can install a newer version of android the 4.0.3 “ice cream sandwich” and you can install it on virtual box by using a pre-made .ovf (Open Virtualization File).

1. Download Android ICS 4.0.3 from this direct link and unzip the files on your desktop.

Install Android VBOX 2

2. Now Download ans Install Oracle VirtualBox on your system.

Install Android VBOX 1

3. On virtual box click on File -> Import Appliance.

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4. At the Import Virtual Appliance click on the mini folder to browse and select the the downloaded .ofv file. select it and click on open.

Install Android ICS 4

5. When you select the file click on Next.


6. Then configure the virtual machine settings, when you’re done click on Import.

Install Android ICS 5

7. When the importing is completed you can Start your new virtual machine.

Install Android ICS 6

8. When you start your machine it will boot up at the android main homescreen so you just need to unlock it.

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9. Now you can go and explore android world!

Install Android ICS 8


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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