How To Setup ADB/Fastboot Drivers For Android Devices

So most people won’t have to use ADB (Android Debug Bridge) ever, but if you want to learn how or want to get a little more technical with your Android phone, here’s how to get it set up.


How To Setup:

  • Download Android SDK Tools Only for Windows from Android Development page.
  • Download Java SE Development Kit 7 (JDK) – Select Windows x86 bits version although your PC is x64.
  • Run and install java SE Development Kit 7 executable installation file.
  • Leave all the selections as default and proceed to complete installation.
  • Run and install Android SDK Tools executable installation file.
  • Leave all the selections as default and proceed..Select Start SDK Manager and press finish. Setup-ADB-and-Fastboot-Driver-With-Android-SDK-2.png
  • In Android SDK Manager, select both Android SDK Platform-tools and Google USB driver to install.Setup-ADB-and-Fastboot-Driver-With-Android-SDK-3.png
  • Press Install 2 packages, choose Accept and press Install. Setup-ADB-and-Fastboot-Driver-With-Android-SDK-4.png
  • Let’s the download to run, a log file will appear once installation is complete. Setup-ADB-and-Fastboot-Driver-With-Android-SDK-1.png
  • You have now ABD and fastboot driver installed in your PC computer.
  • To test it out, connect your android devices to computer.
  • Computer will auto detect and install necessary USB drivers.
  • Complete and enjoy.

How To Setup ADB/Fastboot:

  • Complete ADB and fastboot driver installation with above tutorial.
  • Copy adb.exe, AdbWinApi.dll from C:\\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools and fastboot.exe in C:\\android-sdk-windows\tools to C:\Fastboot. (Create C:\\fastboot folder if you do not have it)
  • You should see adb.exe, AdbWinApi.dll and fastboot.exe in C:\Fastboot folder.
  • Copy an image file (*.img) into the root of the folder C:\Fastboot.
  • Goto Windows Start button –> Type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
  • Type cd C:\fastboot in the command prompt windows.Setup-ADB-and-Fastboot-Driver-With-Android-SDK-5.png
  • Boot your devices into bootloader/download mode/fastboot mode.
  • Connect your devices to computer.
  • Now enter the command you want to enter.


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