Have you wonder how you can use a mobile phone as bootable USB drive for your computer. well, we got you covered. There are lots of advantage of using a mobile phone as a bootable USB drive. In case your computer doesn’t start and system crash you don’t need to find windows cd or find a USB flash drive to install another operating system, you can boot windows or any other operating system without any cd or USB drive.
There is an app in play store but which is outdated so you can always download the latest app from here. The name of the app is DriveDroid. It is free to download and you can upgrade it to get rid of the app. This app needs a root access so make sure you have rooted an android device.
DriveDroid is an Android application that allows you to boot your PC from ISO/IMG files stored on your phone. This is ideal for trying Linux distributions or always having a rescue-system on the go… without the need to burn different CDs or USB pen drives.
DriveDroid also includes a convenient download menu where you can download USB-images of a number of operating systems from your phone. You can also create USB-images which allows you to have a blank USB-drive where you can store files in. Blank images also allow you to use tools on your PC to burn images to the drive and create a bootable USB disk that way.
- Move any image file to the app or your device storage.
- It will create a bootable flash drive.
- You’re good to go.
- Just connect with PC and you can use your mobile as bootable use drive.
This application is very useful for all of use. Let me know what you think about it in comments below.