fastboot

Communicate with connected Android devices when in bootloader mode (the one place `adb` doesn't work). More information: <https://cs.android.com/android/platform/superproject/+/master:system/core/fastboot>.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/fastboot.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install fastboot
Ubuntu
apt-get install fastboot
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S fastboot
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install fastboot
Fedora
dnf install fastboot
Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fastboot
Raspbian
apt-get install fastboot

Communicate with connected Android devices when in bootloader mode (the one place `adb` doesn't work). More information: <https://cs.android.com/android/platform/superproject/+/master:system/core/fastboot>.

  • Unlock the bootloader:
    fastboot oem unlock
  • Relock the bootloader:
    fastboot oem lock
  • Reboot the device from fastboot mode into fastboot mode again:
    fastboot reboot bootloader
  • Flash a given image:
    fastboot flash file.img
  • Flash a custom recovery image:
    fastboot flash recovery file.img
  • Display connected devices:
    fastboot devices
  • Display all information of a device:
    fastboot getvar all

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