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Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM

By Garth Jones

Continuing on from my last blog post about how to install an Android 5.1 RC1 VM, I will now take you through the Android configuration process.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 1 

1. As soon as you boot, you will see the Android logo.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 2

2. Click Next (yellow arrow). Watch out for the mouse/touch pointer within the VM because it is a bit awkward to use in 5.1. I hope they fix this in Android 6.0, but I haven’t seen any news on when it will be released for x86.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 3

3. You can see the mouse location in the screenshot above (green arrow). Drag the mouse/touch pointer to the SKIP button. Then click SKIP.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 4

4. On the WIFI page click SKIP and then click the SKIP ANYWAY button.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 5

5. Enter your account details.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 6

6. Enter your Password.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 7

7. Click ACCEPT.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 8

8. I will not restore the data from my test Android device, so I clicked on the down arrow to select a new device.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 9

9. Select Set up as new device and then click DONE.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 10

10. Click NEXT.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 11

11. Click on the MORE button.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 12

12. Click NEXT.

Configuring an Android 5.1 RC1 VM-Step 13

13. Click GOT IT.

With that last step you’re done! You now have an Android 5.1 RC VM.

Tip: There is no need to turn off the screensaver in this version, it is already done for you.