The adb - Android Debug Bridge is the command-line tool used by Android developers to debug their applications on devices such as Mobile Phones, Tablets, TVs and Wearables running on Android OS.
If you are wondering where adb is located, you can try the following to get to it.
On Mac running macOS
- Open the Terminal App.
- Now move to the Android directory location under your home directory.
- Let's do an ls command to locate the adb file.
ls -l total 49520 -rw-r--r--§ 1 c2ctech staff 1070931 Jul 13 23:13 NOTICE.txt -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 13552336 Jul 13 23:13 adb -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 240160 Jul 13 23:13 dmtracedump -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 671344 Jul 13 23:13 etc1tool -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 4137616 Jul 13 23:13 fastboot -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 134624 Jul 13 23:13 hprof-conv drwxr-xr-x§ 3 c2ctech staff 96 Jul 13 23:13 lib64 -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 562000 Jul 13 23:13 make_f2fs -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 562016 Jul 13 23:13 make_f2fs_casefold -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 1566768 Jul 13 23:13 mke2fs -rw-r--r--§ 1 c2ctech staff 1157 Jul 13 23:13 mke2fs.conf -rw-r--r--§ 1 c2ctech staff 18335 Jul 13 23:13 package.xml -rw-r--r--§ 1 c2ctech staff 38 Jul 13 23:13 source.properties -rwxr-xr-x§ 1 c2ctech staff 2808032 Jul 13 23:13 sqlite3
On Windows running Windows 8/10/11
- Go to My Computer.
- Now under C: drive navigate the following path.
You can also make use of CMD to locate adb path.
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