How to Download and Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows
So, you have decided to root your device, install custom recovery, custom ROM, kernels on your android device. Doing all these with PC is much faster easier. But before they you have to install ADB and Fastboot on your computer. If you have ever search on internet then you must heard about ADB and Fastboot. Installing ADB and Fastboot is much of complicated process but don’t worry you just need to follow below guide to easily install it.
What is ADB(Android Debug Bridge)
In Android Software Development Kit commonly known as SDK, you will find Android Debug Bridge (ADB) is a small debug tool. It has a command line interface and you need to connect your Android to type computer. After that, using ADB, you can change the system level of your device, transfer files from your computer to your android device. Overall, you get a powerful control over your android device. The tool makes a successful communication between your android device and computer.
What is Fastboot
Same as Android Debug Bridge, you will find Fastboot in Android Software Development Kit. Using Fastboot, you can modify system files of your android device, re flash images and position using USB cable from your computer. Fastboot let you install custom recovery, ROM, kernels and more on your android device.
Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows
Using this guide you can install ADB and Fastboot on your Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Before following this guide make sure you have for working internet connection to download the file. Below we have provided two methods to install ADB and Fastboot on Windows. The first method goes with Minimal ADB and Fastboot whereas, the second method follows 15 Sec ADB Installer.
Note:- Make sure you have enabled USB Debugging on your android device. Go to Settings> Developer Options> Enable USB Debugging here.
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Method 1: Using Minimal ADB and Fastboot
1- First of all download the Minimal ADB and Fastboot from download section.
2- After download complete, run the downloaded file minimal_adb_fastboot_v1.3.1_setup.exe.
3- Here, the installation wizard window will popup.
4- Simply, follow on screen installation instructions.
5- Here choose the file location then complete the installation setup.
6- Congratulations!! You have successfully installed ADB and Fastboot on your Windows using Minimal ADB and Fastboot.
Method 2: Using 15 Sec ADB Installer
1- First of all download the ADB Installer setup file by XDA member @Snoop05.
2- After download complete, run this .exe file.
3- Now a command window will popup.
4- Simply type Y to Install the ADB and Fastboot driver.
5- Here your Windows computer will automatically install ADB and Fastboot then it will copy the required files to particular location.
6- Now you have to again type Y to install required device drivers on your computer.
7- Congratulations!! You have successfully installed ADB and Fastboot on your Windows computer using 15 Sec ADB installer.
We hope this article helped you. Don’t forget to comment below guys if you have any questions and feel free to ask if you find any problems while downloading or installing ADB and Fastboot on your Windows. Stay tuned with us to get more regular updates and information about the latest technology, gadgets and more.
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