Android – How to Update or Re-Install the Newest Version of ADB


I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, until today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, error is clear enough. Problem is, how ?

For the records, I've tried to remove ADB.
With :

sudo apt-get remove android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot

Then I re-installed it with :

sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot

Before this commands my ADB version was 1.0.31, still it is 1.0.31. But here ( As far as I see, there is new version, 1.0.35. But with terminal All I'm getting is 1.0.31.
I've downloaded 1.0.35 zip but I don't know what to do with it.

How Can I uprade my ADB?

Best Answer

If you think, you have latest SDK but the adb tool is older one,


# adb version
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.31
# wget -O - | tar -zxvf - adb
# sudo mv adb /usr/bin/adb
# sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/adb
# adb version
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.32


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