Usually when installing the software to access an Android smartphone via USB the Android SDK needs to be installed which is well over 100MB and can for some people be a time-consuming experience depending on the internet connection and hard disk space available on the computer. So an XDA forum member called Snoop05 created a package that is just a under 9MB that does exactly what you need in less time and size. Original link from this package is here: XDA Developers
In order to root an Android based phone, unlock the bootloader or flash a customized ROM/alternative operating system such as Postmarket, Sailfish or Ubuntu Touch you will need to have ADB drivers and software installed.
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Common ADB Commands.
adb shell - launches a shell on the device
adb push <local> <remote> - pushes the file <local> to <remote>
adb pull <remote> [<local>] - pulls the file <remote> to <local>. If <local> isn’t specified, it will pull to the current folder.
adb logcat - allows you to view the device log in real-time. You can use adb logcat -b radio to view radio logs, and adb logcat -C to view logs in colour
adb install <file> - installs the given .apk file to your device
1. Run it (Require administrator privileges)
2. Press Y/Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or N/No to skip
3. Press Y/Yes to install ADB system-wide or N/No for current user only
4. Press Y/Yes to install Drivers or N/No to skip
5. Continue Driver installation
6. 15 seconds passed - finished!