I recently upgraded my 2016 MacBook Pro to High Sierra 10.4.4 update and since the update "fastboot devices" command hasn't been working. "fastboot" itself gives a response but "fastboot devices" command gives ERROR: Couldn't create a device interface iterator: (e00002bd) ERROR: Couldn't create a device interface iterator: (e00002bd) error. It comes twice on the window.


This might be a regression in android-platform-tools. Try fastboot version 9dc0875966c0-android from android-platform-tools 26.0.1 as it works for me on macOS 10.14.4

  • I confirm that the fastboot version in android-platform-tools 26.0.1 works on macOS 10.14.4. This is a nice workaround before Apple fixes this regression. – jonathanzh May 6 at 23:17

Have same problem on 10.14.4 2014 13" MBP retina W/ Sony xz2C. Solution was to use bootcamp. If there is a easier solution that would be nice to know.

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    Thanks for mentioning a solution, Alex! Could you elaborate a little more (like giving a list of steps to perform) for those not familiar with bootcamp? You can edit your post for that. Thanks! – Izzy Apr 26 at 7:00
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    Searching "bootcamp android" did not a yield a satisfactory result until I found out this is "Boot Camp", a utility for Mac in particular to boot Windows in Mac. As Izzy said, it is best if you could provide detailed steps for this. – Firelord Apr 26 at 15:50

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