Android CyanogenMod 10.1 with ADB tutorial

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CyanogenMod 10.1 is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

* This tutorial is for the Samsung Galaxy S2, but it is supposed to be similar to other Samsung models and probably to other manufacturers.

Enable ADB for CyanogenMod 10.1

  1. Download Google USB driver (Using SDK Manager) + Download the modified driver inf file: Download
  2. Copy the modified inf into the Google USB driver folder: ({{sdk}}\extras\google\usb_driver).  replace or backup original.
  3. Uninstall Samsung driver
  4. Connect your phone and install it’s drivers using the modified google driver. You should see the following under your device manager:
  5. Enable Developer options in your phone (Settings > About phone and tap Build Number until you are a developer (about 7 times).
  6. Set root access for APPS and ADB in: Settings > Developer Options > Root Access
  7. Enable Android debugging at the same page (Developer Options). Enable ADB over network if you need.
  8. Check if your Settings > Security > Unknown Sources is checked. you will need it to install over ADB.
  9. You may be need to restart your windows.


Check if your device is found using command: adb devices (adb located at: {{sdk}}\platform-tools.




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