How to Install and run Kali Linux on Android Smartphone

Kali Linux is one the best love operating system of white hat hackers, security researchers and pen testers. It offers advanced penetration testing tool and its ease of use means that it should be a part of every security professional’s toolbox. You can also hack WiFi password like you do with Kali Linux Operating systems and If you have low configuration Android phone then you must learn to Speed Up Android Phone Performance.
Penetration testing involves using a variety of tools and techniques to test the limits of security policies and procedures. Now a days more and more apps are available on Android operating system for smartphones and tablets so it becomes worthwhile to have Kali Linux on your smartphone as well.


Kali Linux on Android smartphones and tablets allows researchers and pentester to perform ” security checks” on things like cracking wep Wi-Fi passwords, finding vulnerabilities/bugs or cracking security on websites. This opens the door to doing this from a mobile device such as a phone or a tablet.
You can also install Kali Linux Distribution in your Android smartphone by following the instructions below :
Note: First You need to Root Android Smartphone/ tablet for this installation. Before Rooting Androidphone/ Tablet you must read Advantage and Disadvantage of rooting.
Keep the following thing ready for the installation :
  • Fully charged Android Phone
  • Good Internet Connection(For Download Kali Linux images)
  • Root Permission (Rooting Guide for Every Phone)
  • Atleast 5GB Free Space


Step 1. Download Linux Deploy App in Your Android Mobile from Google Play Store.
Step 2. Install and open Linux Deploy App in your mobile and click on download Icon.
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Step 3. Change the Distribution of Your Linux to Kali Linux.
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Step 4. Go to Top of the screen and hit the Install button. This will take about 5 minutes provided you have a good Internet connection.
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Step 5. Download Android VNC Viewer App from Google Play Store.
Step 6. After installing, enter below settings in your VNC Android App.
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Step 7. Click the Connect Button in VNC Viewer App.
Now you are done and you will be able to run Kali Linux in your Android smartphone or tablet.

Milan Tomic

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