You can configure a Windows 8 or later guest operating system to pass tablet sensor data to your host Windows 8 or later tablet. With this setting, you can use tablet applications inside your virtual machine.

Before you begin

  • Power off a Windows 8 or later virtual machine.


Tablet data is available only on guest operating systems and hosts running Windows 8 or later.


  1. Select the Windows 8 or later virtual machine and select VM > Settings > Options > Guest Isolation
  2. Select the tablet sensor data to be shared with the Windows 8 or later host from the Share sensor input section.




    Detects the orientation of the device. For example in landscape or portrait mode.


    Detects changes in physical speed.

    Ambient light

    Checks the available light.

  3. Click OK.