How to Install ADB,FastBoot in your PC

ADB:

If you are not aware of ADB, ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge which is a google’s tool. It appears similar to windows command prompt.

Let’s see how to setup ADB in your PC.

  1. Open settings in your device
  2. click the About phone Options, In Android O its hidden under system options
  3. click on build number options 5-7 times to enable developer mode- You will get a message its enabled.
  4. Now in main settings screen we can see Developer options menu as below
  5. Click on Developer Options and enable USB Debugging mode option.

 

You are partially completed and for the remaining steps you need your PC.

In Windows PC:

Install process:

  • Click here to down and install the ADB app and it’s drivers. (mirror link)

1. Run the downloaded application (Require administrator privileges)
2. Press Y/Yes to install ADB and Fastboot
3. Press Y/Yes to install ADB system-wide
4. Press Y/Yes to install Drivers
5. Continue Driver installation

Once installation is completed

  • Connect your device to your PC with the standard USB cable and Change the USB connection mode to “file transfer (MTP)” mode
  • Open the command prompt and move to the location where you downloaded the files. using CD command. For example if you downloded the files in the C: directory the command will be

    cd C:/  

  • Now execute the following command to launch the ADB daemon:

    adb devices

  • At the same time you may see a pop asks “Allow USB debugging?” , click Okinstall adb
  • Now re-enter the command “adb devices" , You can now see your device’s serial number in the command prompt.

That is it , we’ve completed the ADB driver installtion.

In Mac:

  1. Download and save the ADB ZIP file for macOS
  2. Extract the ZIP to your desktop
  3. Open Terminal in your MAC
  4. Browse to the folder where you extracted ADB by enter the following command: cd /path/to/extracted/folder/
  5. Now connect your device to your Mac with the USB cable and Change the USB connection mode to “file transfer (MTP)” mode
  6. Now execute the following command to launch the ADB daemon: adb devices
  7. You’ll see a pop asks “Allow USB debugging?” , click Okinstall adb
  8. Now re-enter the command “adb devices" , You can now see your device’s serial number in macOS’s Terminal.

That is it, you have set up ADB in your Mac book.

 

Note: If you are stuck, check here for the detailed instructions.

 

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