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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 3.6 for Windows    (Windows 7 or greater)

adbLink 3.6 for macOS    (10.7 or greater)

adbLink 3.6 for Linux    (x86_64)

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 Upgrade Help
Authorizing Android devices
adbLink Connection Help
adbLink and USB Help
adbLink Video Help

Online Forums

About adbLink
adbLink is built using Qt 5.6. It's tested with Kodi for all build platforms and Android Kodi / SPMC on the Amazon Fire TV and the Nvidia Shield devices.

adbLink 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 are gratefully accepted!

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