Jocala Software: adbLink

adbLink provides a link between your Android device and your computer. It includes extra functionality for managing Kodi installations.

Android Features

  • Install Programs without Android SDK
  • ADB/Fastboot enabled command-line
  • Busybox for root and non-root
  • Built-in WIFI/USB remote
  • Move Kodi data to external drives
  • Manage devices via USB or IP address
  • Root-aware File Manager for Android devices
  • Install/Uninstall Apps
  • Connect to devices ad hoc

Global Features

  • Manage multiple Kodi devices from one PC
  • Edit XML and other files on your devices
  • Clone Kodi setups to new devices
  • Backup/Restore Kodi setups
  • Custom Cache Support for Kodi
  • Log file viewer for adbLink/Kodi logs
  • Hyperlinked HTML Help

adbLink is available for Windows, macOS and Linux/ChromeOS


adbLink 5.6c for Windows    (x86_64, Windows 7 or greater)

adbLink 5.6c for macOS Universal binary: Apple Silicon / Intel 
(10.13 or greater, 10.7 for versions < 4.0)

adbLink 5.6c for Linux/ChromeOS
(x86_64, Fedora/Mint/Ubuntu/ChromeOS GLIBC >= 2.27)


Get adbLink support via email or online forums
Note: Online forums require registration


XDA Developers
Kodi Forum

Installation instructions:

Double-click the downloaded .exe setup file.

Double-click the downloaded .pkg setup file.

Open the downloaded adbLink zip file and drag the adbLink folder to your home directory, Desktop, or any other area where you have r/w privileges.

Help Pages
adbLink Functions Help
adbLink Upgrade Help
Authorizing Android devices
Unlock macOS Gatekeeper
adbLink Connection Help
adbLink and USB Help
Disable Fire TV sleep mode
ChromeOS Setup
ScrCpy Setup
adbLink Video Help

About adbLink
adbLink is built using Qt C++ and is released under the GPL V3.

All releases
adbLink Changelog
Source code

adbLink is free. Download/Install at your own risk. No guarantees or warranties given or implied.

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