Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows


How to Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows

What is ADB:

ADB or Android Debug Bridge is a small debug tool that you will find in Android Software Development Kit (SDK). It is basically a command line tool that does the communication between your Android device and a computer. With ADB, your device can be controlled from the computer via USB, files can also be transferred and it runs powerful shell commands. ADB can be used to send terminal commands to an Android device for changing the system level.

What is Fastboot:

Like ADB, Fastboot is also a part of SDK. The Fastboot tool could be helpful for reflashing partition and image files on your device. In a fastboot, system the file system images can be modified from a computer over a USB connection. Like recovery, updates and zip files can also be installed from fastboot.

How to Setup ADB and Fastboot on Windows and Mac OS:

Setting up ADB and Fastboot seems quite easy. As ADB and Fastboot both are a part of the Android SDK package, only you to download the kit (which is over 500 MB) and then set up path variables, or the below-written methods can be used to install ADB and fastboot driver on Windows and Mac OS. But firstly you need to remember that you have to put your device into USB debugging mode. If you just ignore this step, the possibility is your PC won’t recognize your device.

Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows:

The two best methods to install ADB and fastboot on windows 10,8/8.1/7 and XP. The first method is a 15 Sec ADB installer and the second method is Minimal ADB and Fastboot. So starting with method one let’s install ADB and fastboot driver with the 15 sec ADB installer.


ADB and Fastboot Drivers for Windows

ADB and Fastboot Drivers (Android Platform SDK)


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