Guide How To Install Android SDK Standalone ADB

Guide How To Install Android SDK Standalone ADB Android SDK Powerful tool and easy to set up for use with your Android Device:

I am placing this collectively for some who may be burdened on how one can set this up. I really like Android SDK, had been using it for ever and as soon as it’s setup, protection is extra handy. There are a hundred ways to epidermis a cat with ADB instruments and development instruments. That is my personal option, go about it how ever you wish to have. This instrument is well maintained and consistently up to date so its a tremendous rationale i use it. Great help and a fine and robust device

1. Follow These Steps below – (practice)
Download SDK Tool Link Below

1. Java SE Development Kit (JDK)

Java SDK v8_66

2. Android SDK Tools Only – Download Only, Do Not Install yet

Android SDK Tools Only OS Choice Page

If you select window instruction below:

Windows OS Android SDK

3. Universal ADB Drivers 


How To Install And Complete Setup;

1. Install Java SE Development Kit (JDK) from Start Here section if you have not yet

2. Launch Android SDK installer you downloaded up above in Download Links

3. During install – Set Installation Path to


Android SDK Path

4. After Installation is Complete, run SDK Manager.exe
SDK Manager Launch

5. Install 5.1.1 and 6.0 since these are the APIs for all current Devices. Should not really see anything less than 5.1.1
SDK Manager Install
Note* – Just put a check box where you see the red circles in the picture. The reason I have Tools (Preview Channel) is because I updated to the 25.0.1 RC2 SDK Tools, however, that is not required. You can choose 24.4.1 and it will be fine. It will say installed where as mine does not in the picture because I chose to use 25.0.1 RC2

6. Let all updates install to completion – This could take a while depending on your internet connection



The Computer and Phone are now prepped for you to start the whole ADB Process

Part 2. Verifying ADB is installed Properly and working


1. Open Command Prompt and Change directories to your platform-tools folder. This is where all the adb files are located. See Below

In Command Prompt Type – Refer to Part 3 so you no longer need to Change Directory

cd c:\Android\platform-tools

2. In Command prompt type

adb devices

You Should get Prompted to Allow USB debugging – Ignore if You Already Have Done This

3. If your output shows your device attached like below, then you are good to go!!!


Device Manager

Below is a command to get into the bootloader if interested!! Good Luck
Part 3. Environment Variables – No ought to exchange directory in Command prompt Anymore (that is if you want to – not Required)

1. Press Win+R, then type


2. Click Advanced Tab

3. Click Environment Variables Button

4. Under System Variables, find Path, click to highlight it and then hit the edit button

Windows 8

Windows 10
Windows 10 New Variable

5. Go to the end of the Variable Value and add the following exactly as you see it in the code box below


Windows 8
Windows 8/8.1

Windows 10

6. Click OK to accept the changes you just added

7. Open Command Prompt again to verify by pressing Win+R and type cmd and hit enter

8. Once Command Prompt is open -> Simply type adb devices with your device connected with USB Debugging already enabled

9. If you did everything correctly, there is no need to change paths anymore

How To Getting In Boatloader Mode:

In Command Prompt Type:

adb reboot bootloader