DriveDroid | Use Android Device as Bootable USB

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DriveDroid apk allows you to use any Android device as bootable USB. Use Android device as multiple bootable USB at one time. This app makes OS installations really easy. No need to carry different USB or CD for different OS, only one Android device required and install all OS directly from Android mobile storage. All info about an app is available below, Download DriveDroid app from below.DriveDroid

Download DriveDroid for Android

Download DriveDroid apk from below given link.

Two version of this app is available free and paid. This is a free version of DriveDroid. If you want to support developers download the paid version of this app. Difference between paid and free version is only of Ads. Paid version doesn’t show any Ads. Download this app and use an Android phone as repair or troubleshooting kit always for your PC or laptop.

How to Setup DriveDroid

  • Download the app from the above-given link and install it on your Android device. (Make sure unknown sources enabled)
  • Open the app and click Setup button.
  • Then app shows warning that on some device app working badly and the device is blacklisted. If your device is blacklist it may not work properly. If not blacklisted another message is displayed below this one after some seconds that “Your device is not on the blacklist”
  • Now click on ‘Proceed‘ and select ‘Acquire root
  • Now grant root permission to DriveDroid.
  • Plug your Android device into PC using the USB cable and click on ‘I plugged in the USB cable’
  • Click on ‘Proceed‘ button. Wait for some seconds till loading complete.
  • After loading complete select ‘Standard Android’
  • Now device Hosting img to your PC.
  • Open PC’s file explorer and check out whether your phone connected as USB or CD drive and select that option on the phone.
  • Then select ‘DriveDriod booted successfully, proceed‘ and click on ‘Close wizard

All things are now set up you just need to download img or Add image from phone storage.

Download desired OS img directly from DriveDroid

This app also includes a feature to download directly on your phone. This is a very convenient way to download operating systems. All OS is not available here but many awesome OS is available to download. Below given photo show you which OS is downloadable. See below image to a checklist of downloadable OS in Drivedroid.

– To download any OS just click on plus (+) icon below on screen and select download image.

– Select which OS you want to download and click on it.

– Now select version OS you wanted. Now your desired OS image downloading.

You can also create a blank image and add image from device storage. To use these features click on plus button, select ‘Create blank image’ orAdd image from file

If on PC wrong OS is showing or you want to change OS image just click on your desired image in the list it may take some seconds to load then click on “Writeable USB” now that OS will be current Bootable USB.


This app access following on your phone:

Modify or delete and read the contents of your USB storage.
Send download notifications.
View network connections and get full network access.
Prevent device from sleeping (Effect your device battery life)


This app requires root permission to work.

Use fast SD card for better performance.

This app works on phones kernel, not all kernel or devices are supported by this app.

This app is working mostly on all android device.

Drive Droid app focused on Linux mostly. that’s why all Linux OS is available in the download list.

Some .iso files do not support being booted over USB, but most popular Linux distribution are. All images that are downloadable through DriveDroid are supported.

This application uses features of the kernel that may or may not be available/stable on your phone. Tests have shown most phones work without problems, but please keep in mind yours might not (yet) work out-of-the-box.

Most kernels support emulating USB drives, some support emulating CD-rom drives and kernels with the right patches support both.

Most Linux-related ISOs can be booted from USB drives, but some ISOs can only be booted from CD-rom drives or require some kind of conversion.

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