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 v6.1 for Windows
(x86_64 only, Windows 7 or greater)

adblink v6.1 for macOS
(Universal, macOS 10.13 or greater)

adblink v6.1 for Linux
(x86_64 only, various distros tested)


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.

Open the dmg file and drag to /Applications.

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
Android 11/Fire OS 8.1
adbLink Connection Help
adbLink and USB Help
Disable Fire TV sleep mode
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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