Minimal ADB and Fastboot Guide

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

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 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 minimal_adb_fastboot_v1.2_setup.exe which you downloaded

Step 3 : Follow the screen and install it

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 py_cmd.exe and run it as administrator (for Windows 32 bit systems)

Screenshots for installing Minimal ADB and Fastboot  :

Other 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 under 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 previous step.
  • Install the drivers of your device

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

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By   16 May, 2015

2 Comments on “Minimal ADB and Fastboot Guide

  1. satir

    for LMDE – Lunyx Mint Debian Edition
    sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb
    sudo apt-get install android-tools-fastboot

    sudo adb reboot bootloader
    sudo fastboot boot recovery.img

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