A building information management system integrates data from project management, facilities management and building design tools from a variety of sources, and stores this information for access in a central repository.Owners, builders, facilities managers, architects, engineers and contractors and other constituents can access, store, update and view the integrated data according to the tasks for which they are responsible.From here onwards, we shall be referring to this location as the ‘SDK folder’.Step 2: Downloading the SDK Platform Tools Previously, ADB used to be included in the SDK by default in the ‘tools’ sub-folder but now, it has been relocated to the ‘platform-tools’ sub-folder which needs to be downloaded as an SDK package.Step 3: Setting the Path variable Now you have ADB installed but using it this way will require you to either use the complete path of the ADB command () or to first change directory to the platform-tools subfolder of the SDK folder each time, and this can become quite a hassle.To make ADB along with other Android SDK tools and platform tools easily accessible from anywhere at the command line, we shall add their paths to the PATH environment variable. If you are a Linux or Mac user, add the ‘tools’ and ‘platform-tools’ sub-folders of the Android SDK to your system’s PATH variable using the standard method for your operating system.C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live; C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live;%System Root%\system32;%System Root%;%System Root%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\Windows Power Shell\v1.0\; C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.
Basically, it provides a terminal-based interface for interacting with your phone’s file system.
The first option begins with ‘Android SDK Platform-tools’.
Make sure it is checked, and uncheck all the other packages for now.
When it comes to Android modding, most novice users are confused or left wondering by reference over reference to a certain “adb”.
This is specially true when you are looking up something on modding your device, or root it in particular.
Once the process is done, you will have a ‘platform-tools’ folder inside your SDK folder.