Installing ADB and Fastboot in Windows Without Android SDK

by Maitreya PatniMay 13, 2014

Any user who uses Android Devices as Power User must have come across ADB and Fastboot commands.

Today i am posting this tutorial through which you can install ADB and Fastboot in your Windows PC without Downloading the Whole Android SDK.

How to Install ADB and Fastboot :-



Step 1 :- Firstly Download the latest ADB Installer from the below link.

Download ADB Setup from XDA Forums

Step 2 :- Now after downloading Right Click on adb-setup-1.1.exe and chose “Run as Administrator“.

Step 3 :- It will open a command prompt windows with blue background and will ask for “Install ADB and Fastboot?”, hit Y and Enter.

Step 4 :- Next it will ask to install drivers for your device, choose “Y” if you haven’t install device drivers or “N” if you already have installed Device drivers.






ADB and Fastboot Installer

ADB and Fastboot Installer

Step 5 :- Wait for few seconds till it finishes, to verify you have successfully installed ADB and Fastboot, open command Prompt (Win+R and type cmd in run dialog) and type “adb version” (without quotes) if it returns something like “Android Debug Version x.x.xx”  then your adb and fastboot are successfully installed.

Android Debug Bridge Version

Android Debug Bridge Version

If you face any problem during this whole process then please comment.

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Maitreya Patni
Maitreya is the Founder and Chief Editor at Broodle. He loves helping people around him to get through the day to day trouble they face with technology. So that, they can love technology as much as he does! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+.