How to Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows

Every Android user who loves modding and tweaking their device, who wants to try different firmware’s,
install a custom ROM and kernel’s, first they need to unlock their
bootloader and install custom recovery and for that, they need to
install ADB and fastboot drivers. And in this guide, we help you to
install ADB and fastboot on Windows and Mac OS.

What is ADB ?
ADB (Android Debug Bridge) is a small
debug tool that you found in Android Software Development Kit (SDK). ADB
is a command line tool that’s communicate your Android device with a
computer. With ADB, you can control your device from the computer via
USB, transfer files and run powerful shell commands. You can use ADB to
send terminal commands to an Android device to make system level

What is Fastboot:
Like ADB fastboot is also a part of SDK. Fastboot is a tool that can
help you to reflash partition and image files on your device. In
fastboot, system you can modify the file system images from a computer
over a USB connection. Like recovery, you can also install updates and
zip files from fastboot.

How to Setup ADB and Fastboot on Windows and Mac OS:
Setting up ADB and Fastboot is very easy. Since they both are part of
the Android SDK package, all you need to do is download the kit (which
is over 500 MB) and set up path variables, or you can use below methods
to install ADB and fastboot driver on Windows and Mac OS. One of the
first things to remember is to put your device in USB debugging mode.
Without doing this, your PC won’t recognize your device.

Install ADB and Fastboot on Windows:
There are two best methods to install ADB and fastboot on windows
10,8/8.1/7 and XP. First one is 15 Sec ADB installer and the second one
is Minimal ADB and Fastboot. So let’s begin with install ADB and
fastboot driver with 15 sec ADB installer.

Install ADB and fastboot driver on Windows with 15 sec ADB installer:
1) Firstly, download ADB Installer setup file by XDA member @Snoop05. It not only installs ADB it also installs fastboot and USB drivers within 15 seconds.
2) Now run the Exe file adb-setup-1.3.exe.

setup adb and fastboot driver on windows 
3) Now you see the on-screen command window, follow the instruction. Type ‘Y’ to install the ADB and fastboot driver.

adb and fastboot installer 
4) It will install the ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC and copied the required files to a particular location.

5) Now type ‘Y’ again to install your device driver. It will take few
seconds to install device drivers and after that, your command window
will close automatically.

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