How to Install ADB Drivers using Windows, Linux and macOS

Android devices have the hell a lot of customisable features. But in order to customise, you need to install ADB (Android Debug Bridge) and install the drivers. It is really not easy to tweak with the commands, any wrong command can misguide your system. So today we are focusing on How to Install ADB Drivers using Windows, Linux and macOS.

We will be providing you will the complete guide to debug your Android device. But before we start the work on our PC, first let us tweak some parts of the device’s system.

Turn on Developer Mode on your Android device

  • First of all, open Settings on your Android device.
  • Now, scroll down to the About phone option.
  • Here, you will find the Build number, sometimes it may be under the Android version option.
  • Tap on the Build number 7-timesDeveloper Mode is now enabled.
  • Now go back and enable the USB Debugging Mode.

By the above-mentioned process, you can let your device to accept the ADB Commands. Now, head towards your PC’s screen.

How to Install ADB Drivers using Windows

  • First of all, download the ADB Driver for Windows and then exact the ZIP file.
  • Connect your device with the PC. In the notification bar, change the USB connection mode to File Transfer (MTP).
  • Now, open the extracted folder and then hold the Shift Key and right-click on any empty space of the folder.
  • Thereafter, look down a bit and you will find an Open PowerShell Windows option. Click on it, Command Prompt will open now!
  • In Command Prompt, type “adb devices” and smash the enter button, adb daemons will launch now.
  • Head back to your device’s screen, a pop-up with an option to allow or cancel USB Debugging will appear. Click on allow, you can also check the always allow for this computer box if you don’t want to see this pop-up again.
  • Now, type “adb devices” again!
  • If the process is successful, then, your device’s Serial Number will appear on the Command Prompt window.

You are now all set to run ADB Commands on your Windows PC for your Android device.

How to Install ADB Drivers using Linux

  • First of all, download the ADB Driver for Linux and then exact the ZIP file.
  • Connect your device with the PC. In the notification bar, change the USB connection mode to File Transfer (MTP).
  • Open Terminals and search for Commands.
  • Thereafter, in Commands, type “adb devices” and smash the enter button, adb daemons will launch now.
  • Head back to your device’s screen, a pop-up with an option to allow or cancel USB Debugging will appear. Click on allow, you can also check the always allow for this computer box if you don’t want to see this pop-up again.
  • Now, type “adb devices” again!
  • If the process is successful, then, your device’s Serial Number will appear on the Command Prompt window.

You are now all set to run ADB Commands on your Linux based PC for your Android device.

How to Install ADB Drivers using macOS

  • First of all, download the ADB Driver for macOS and then exact the ZIP file.
  • Connect your device with the PC. In the notification bar, change the USB connection mode to File Transfer (MTP).
  • Open Terminals and search for Commands.
  • Thereafter, in Commands, type “adb devices” and smash the enter button, adb daemons will launch now.
  • Head back to your device’s screen, a pop-up with an option to allow or cancel USB Debugging will appear. Click on allow, you can also check the always allow for this computer box if you don’t want to see this pop-up again.
  • Now, type “adb devices” again!
  • If the process is successful, then, your device’s Serial Number will appear on the Command Prompt window.

You are now all set to run ADB Commands on your Mac for your Android device.

That’s all about how to install ADB Drivers using Windows, Linux and macOS. Almost all the processes are identical.

Conclusion

ADB Drivers has finally been installed on PC. Now you can customise your device as much as you can. If this article is helpful, then do not forget to share it with your communities. Also, don’t forget to comment down if you are facing any kind of issue regarding the installation. We will be happy to help you out. Stay tuned to TekhXpert.

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