Hi I was wondering if there was a command similar to fastboot's -i in adb. I'm currently trying to find my device in adb, but I could only target the device in fastboot with -i and the vendor id (I got it with lsusb -v) and got nothing in adb. I added:

SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="0x1f3a", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"

to /etc/udev/rules.d/android-51.rules to try and get it to come up in adb but nothing came up in the devices list (I saw on a tutorial that it would make the device show up). Thanks!

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    Your final objective is to get the device detected by adb. Correct? And you think the approach in title is the way to go. Right? // Which Android device, version are you using? What OS are you using on PC? // Are you having the same problem noted here?
    – Firelord
    Commented Feb 12, 2016 at 6:30
  • I'm using a Ubuntu (chroot on a Chromebook), and my android version is 4.4.2 Kitkat (I think ill check), and kinda but not the exact same problem.. But close enough that ill look at it, but i don't have ~/.android/adb_usb.ini
    – Bob Smith
    Commented Feb 12, 2016 at 18:42
  • I've always just plugged in an android-51.rules file that I find online... you can modify it if needed to support your device. Try this one: github.com/M0Rf30/android-udev-rules/blob/master/… Commented Feb 12, 2016 at 18:53
  • Also, instructions here: github.com/M0Rf30/android-udev-rules Commented Feb 12, 2016 at 19:05

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This should work pretty fine: lsusb (Windows)


lsusb -v (Linux)

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