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These rules refer to Run Apps on a Hardware Device - Android Studio and include many suggestions from the Archlinux and Github Communities.



On Arch it should be enough to follow the instructions for connecting a device on the Arch wiki. There's no need to clone this repository.

Other distros

The following instructions assume that you're using a GNU/Linux distro with systemd

# Clone this repository
git clone
cd android-udev-rules
# Copy rules file
sudo cp -v 51-android.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
# OR create a sym-link to the rules file - choose this option if you'd like to
# update your udev rules using git.
sudo ln -sf "$PWD"/51-android.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
# Change file permissions
sudo chmod a+r /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules
# Add the adbusers group if it's doesn't already exist
sudo cp android-udev.conf /usr/lib/sysusers.d/
sudo systemd-sysusers

# Add your user to the adbusers group
sudo gpasswd -a $(whoami) adbusers
# Restart UDEV
sudo udevadm control --reload-rules
sudo systemctl restart systemd-udevd.service
# Restart the ADB server (back to Debian again)
adb kill-server
# Replug your Android device and verify that USB debugging is enabled in
# developer options
adb devices
# You should now see your device

Using the automtic install script

  1. Clone this repository
  2. Run the as root on your terminal

To Contribute

  1. Fork this repository.
  2. Make your edits.
  4. Create a pull request.