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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


adbLink 4.2 for Windows    (Windows 7 or greater)

adbLink 4.2 for macOS    (10.12 or greater, 10.7 for versions < 4.0)

adbLink 4.2 for Linux   (x86_64, Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27)

adbLink Changelog

Installation instructions:

Double-click the downloaded .exe setup file.

Open the downloaded dmg file and drag to the Applications folder or any other area where you have r/w privileges.

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
adbLink Connection Help
adbLink and USB Help
adbLink Video Help

Online Forums

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

Previous Releases
Source Code

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

Donations to keep this server up and running are gratefully accepted!

Please don't redistribute adbLink. Post a link instead.