How to Install ADB and Fastboot System Wide in Windows


ADB and Fastboot tools are pretty simple to setup. All you need to do is to download the binary and place it in any folder. The problem users face is that you will have to go to the same folder every time whenever you want to open a command prompt to put in some commands. This creates the problem when you want to push/pull files from other folders. However, a veteran XDA member eqbirvin has come up with a guide on how to configure ADB and Fastboot to be system-wide in Windows.

In this guide, you will learn to add binary locations as Environmental paths in cmd. So, if you are ready to overcome your problem then follow the guide carefully.

How to Install ADB and Fastboot System Wide in Windows

Step1: Download latest ADB and Fastboot binaries.

Step2: Now Extract the downloaded binaries in a different folder. Say, in a folder named Android created on the root of C Drive.

Step3: Now go to Control Panel> System and Security > System. Here Under “Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings” click “Change settings”.

Step4: Now go to “Advanced” tab and then at the bottom click “Environment Variables”

Step5: In “Environment Variables” windows, double click on “Path” from below.

Step6: Now in this “Window” click New and put in the location of the platform-tools folder you extracted earlier.

Step7: Now press Enter and the path will started showing at the end of the list.

Step8: Click OK and reboot your PC.

That’s it! Latest Fastboot/Adb binary is installed system wide!