How To-set up adb

This post covers the set up of adb tool on windows, mac or linux systems. To find out how to install adb or fastboot click here

Tip: Disable any security keys, patterns or passwords you have set on your device before trying out any installations. Having a password or lock can cause issues in some installations.You can always set them up later.

To use adb with your device, you’ll need to enable developer options and USB debugging:

  • Open Settings, and select “About”.
  • Tap on “Build number” seven times.
  • Go back, and select “Developer options”.
  • Scroll down, and check the “Android debugging” or “USB debugging” entry under “Debugging”.
  • Plug your device into your computer.
  • On the computer, open up a terminal/command prompt and type

    adb devices
  • A dialog should show on your device, asking you to allow usb debugging.

  • Check “always allow”, and choose “OK”.

adb should now be running on your device.

Want to setup Fastboot ? click here

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