Android udev rules list aimed to be the most comprehensive on the net
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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.


# Clone this repository
git clone
# Create a sym-link to the rules file
sudo cp android-udev-rules/51-android.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
# 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 groupadd adbusers
# Add your user to the adbusers group
sudo usermod -a -G adbusers $(whoami)
# Restart UDEV
sudo udevadm control --reload-rules
sudo service udev restart
# Restart the ADB server
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

To Contribute:

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


Some devices (particularly MediaTek and Xiaomi) additionally require an entry in $HOME/.android/adb_usb.ini. You can use the adb_usb.ini from this repository:

ln -s `pwd`/adb_usb.ini $HOME/.android/