How to Install ADB and Fastboot tools on your MacOS system?

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In our last article about ADB and Fastboot, we have described you the way to install this tool on your Windows running PC/Laptop. A lot of users are there who don’t own a Windows system or simply rely on Apple’s MacOS and our today’s write-up is in favor of those users. There are several methods to install ADB and Fastboot tools in your Mac system and we will be sharing one here. The piece of information we will share today will include the most uncomplicated method to achieve perfect installation of ADB and Fastboot.

Before installing those tools you must be knowing what they are meant for.

What are ADB and Fastboot?

ADB

In simple language, ADB(Android Debug Bridge) is a communication tool used to establish a connection between a smartphone and a computer. One can access it using the command prompt from his/her PC. Developers are using this tool for ages and the basic use of it is rooting, flashing, etc.

Read More: How to Install ADB and Fastboot on your Windows PC (Easiest Method)

Fastboot

It is a diagnostic tool used to change Android file system from a computer when the smartphone is connected to PC and is in Bootloader mode. It works by executing commands on a PC/Laptop.

Steps to install ADB and Fastboot on your MacOS ?

1.) Firstly connect your Mac system to an internet connection and open terminal on your MacOS based system.
2.) Give the below-mentioned command:


3.) This above-mentioned command will install Homebrew on your Mac system. In case you don’t know Homebrew is required to install ADB and Fastboot on your PC.
4.) Now a window asking to install “Xcode” will appear, here select the install option. It will take a little time to download and install the files.
5.) As your system will finish the downloading process you have to enter the password associated with your Mac account. It will further give access to the files so that they can be installed correctly.
6.) Now to download ADB and Fastboot give the below-mentioned command:


7.) You can verify the download by giving the command “adb version”.
8.) Now you have successfully installed ADB and Fastboot on your Mac based system.

Downloads

Mac: platform-tools-latest-darwin.zip