Download and Install Minimal ADB and Fastboot With Tutorial

Here is a guide for installing Minimal ADB and Fastboot for flashing recovery or custom ROMs from your pc/laptop.

There are many ADB and Fastboot links and most of them are auto download and it doesn’t work on our computer’s. I have found this tool to be very easy to install and use it, all you have to do is download it and install it and then navigate it to the directory where you have installed it.

Using ADB and Fastboot you can unlock the bootloader of your locked device, you can install custom recoveries like TWRP, Philz recovery, CWM recovery etc. You can even send commands to unbrick your device which has gone into a boot loop or is not starting.

It has been many times that several users have complained that they are not able to install ADB and fastboot on their system. Well, we are going to give you the detailed yet clean guide to install minimal ADB and fastboot.

Guide to install Minimal ADB and Fastboot :

Step 1: Download Minimal ADB and Fastboot from here

Step 2: Install which you downloaded

Step 3: Follow the screen and install it (you can even select your directory of your choices like Desktop or just C drive)

Step 4: Do not launch it from the installation window

Step 5:  Go to C: Program Files (x86)Minimal ADB and Fastboot and right click on py_cmd.exe and run it as administrator (for Windows 64 bit systems)


Go to C: Program FilesMinimal ADB and Fastboot and right click on cmd_here.exe and run it as administrator (for Windows 32 bit systems)

Screenshots for installing Minimal ADB and Fastboot  :


Other Optional Requirements:

  • Your device is connected to your PC/Laptop through USB Cable
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device.
    • Goto > Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
      • If Developer Options is not located in settings then enable it by going to Settings > About Phone > Device Info and tap on Build Number for about 7-8 times. And then go back and follow the previous step.
  • Install the drivers of your device

If you persist any problem, you can visit the official XDA thread and find the solutions here.

Written by Veer Amrit Singh

I am a blogger and internet marketer since 2007. Blogging for me is a passion and I have carried it to a next level where I learn everyday and share the most with my followers.

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