If you’re into Android, then you’ve probably run into the phrase ADB at least once during your research, and probably also heard of ADB and Fastboot. In case you’re not familiar with what these abbreviations stand for, here’s a brief overview of what they are and how to use them: ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge and is used to flash firmware onto Android devices, sideload apps from your computer, access your device via command line, or debug apps on your device – pretty much everything the Android SDK requires to get the job done.
What is Minimal ADB and Fastboot?
Minimal ADB and Fastboot is a freeware app that’s been categorized by our editors under the mobile phone tools category and made available by shimp208 for Windows. It allows you to connect your Android device to your PC over USB, which then enables you to execute a wide range of commands through a command prompt window.
What are the benefits of using it?
The minimal adb and fastboot app is a must-have tool for any Android developer or enthusiast. It enables you to do many things that you might not be able to do from your computer alone, including pushing or pulling files from your device, installing or uninstalling apps, taking screenshots of your phone’s screen, running commands on your device via a shell session, and more. All of this can be done without requiring root access.