How to Use Android 12L on Windows PC, Mac and Chromebook 2022

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Google recently unveiled its new version of the operating system in view of its new Android 12 portable operating system, Android 12L. This new operating system is intended for Android tablets, Chromebook devices running Chrome OS. This new tablet OS has all the features of Android 12, especially the basic Hardware core functionality that you expect. So, to test the hardware you plan on the tablet build factor, this article is for you.

Try Android 12L on Windows, Mac and Chromebook (2021)

In this article, we have included the step by step process to install and test Android 12L on your Windows PC, Mac and Chromebook. Depending on your operating system, you can skip to any section of the following table.

Install and use Android 12L on Windows and Mac

  • To experience Android 12L on Windows 10/11 or Mac, there is only one requirement: Android Studio. You just need to get the latest Canary version of Android Studio to test Android 12L emulator on your device. Follow the steps below on how to do this:
  • You will first need to download the Canarian version of Android Studio. Click here and download the latest version of Android Studio Canary. It will automatically suggest the installation file according to your operating system: ZIP for Windows and DMG for macOS.
  • After downloading the file, Windows users will need to extract the ZIP file and navigate to the “bin” folder. Then you need to double click on “studio64.exe”. Mac users can drag Android Studio into the Applications folder.
  • Now an Android Studio installer will open. Keep everything default and click “Next”. During installation, you will download some packages from the Internet.
  • Once the installation is complete, click “More Actions” and select “Virtual Device Manager” in the Android Studio window.
  • Next, click “Create device” in the upper left corner.
  • On the next screen, navigate to the “Tablet” section under “Category” and choose “Pixel C” or “Nexus 9”. By the way, you can also choose the “Folding” option in the “Phone” section.
  • Then click “Download” next to Sv2. For those wondering, Sv2 is the new Android 12L version we should try. The file size is around 1.4 GB, so please be patient. It should only take 5 minutes if you have a fast internet connection. After that, click “Finish”.
  • Back in the main Android Studio window, click the “Play” button under “Actions” for the Pixel C or Nexus 9 device we just created in the previous two steps.

That’s it. The 12L Android Emulator will immediately load on your Windows PC or Mac. Then you can easily experience all the new features and UI changes of Android 12L.

Install and Run Android 12L on Chromebook

To run Android 12L on a Chromebook, your Chrome OS device must first meet certain eligibility criteria. I have mentioned all the requirements and steps mentioned lucidly below. Follow the step-by-step instructions to run Android 12L on your Chromebook.

Requirements to use Android 12L

  • You need a powerful Chromebook to run Android 12L, preferably with an Intel or AMD processor. If an ARM-based Mediatek or Snapdragon processor is powering your Chrome OS device, you can’t test Android 12L at this time. In the future, Google may add support for these tables as well.
  • You need Linux support on your Chromebook. Therefore, most school-issued Chromebooks may not be able to take advantage of Android 12L, at least for now. Note that Google recently allowed Linux to be used even on school Chromebooks, but it will be up to the school administrator to unlock the feature. Finally, you will need nested KVM support to use the Android 12L emulator on your Chromebook.

Set up Linux on your Chromebook

  • First, you need to set up Linux on your Chromebook. You can follow our step-by-step guide to get Linux running on your Chrome OS device in no time. Make sure to allocate more than 20 GB disk space for Linux.
  • After installing Linux, open Terminal and run the following command to keep everything up to date.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get update -y

  • If you get an error such as “unavailable” or “unable to connect”, run the following command. This will change the Buster repository to oldstable. This is one of the current problems with Linux on Chromebook.
  • After running this command run the above command and this time it will work without any problem.

sudo apt-get update –allow-releaseinfo-change

  • Next, you need to install the Java Development Kit (JDK) on Linux on your Chromebook. To do this, run the following command in Terminal.

sudo apt -y install default-jdk libnss3

Install Android 12L on Chromebook

  • So go ahead and download the Android Studio Canary version from the link here. It will be downloaded in DEB file format.
  • After that, open the Files app and move the DEB file to the Linux section.
  • Now open the DEB file and install it immediately. Please note that the installation process will take some time, so please be patient.
  • Once the installation is complete, open Android Studio from the launcher. You will find it in the “Linux” folder.
  • Now follow the on-screen setup instructions and keep everything default. Click “Next” and complete the setup. The installer will download some packages from the internet.
  • Once the installation is complete, navigate to the Windows/Mac section above and follow the instructions in Step 4. From there, the steps for Windows, Macs, and Chromebooks are the same.

Final Words: How to Use Android 12L on Windows PC, Mac, and Chromebook

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