Hi, I have managed to install proper ADB drivers on my Win10 and I came up with an idea that it might be useful for other XDA Community members. You have to manually install the drivers since there is no installer available that is Win10 compatible. INSTRUCIONS 1.
How to install ADB Driver on Windows 8, 10 x64 [64-bit] ADB Driver Installer (Automatically) In Windows 8 (8.1) or 10 64-bit you are unable to install unsigned drivers because the system enables driver signature enforcement by default.
Download drivers for your Sony device from this site 2. Extract the drivers 2. Connect your device to the PC and turn on USB Debugging 3. Open device manager and find a device with a warning icon 4. Right click on the device and choose update driver 5.
Choose install the driver manually option (the second one) 6. Enter the path to your extracted drivers (TO THE MAIN FOLDER '/YourDevice'sName') 7.
ADB installer for Windows 10 - Full description These two tools allow you to send terminal commands to your phone from your computer via USB. They both serve different functions, but they can be installed with relative ease at the same time, so it's helpful to have both.
Here's a (very) brief breakdown on what these tools do: Android Debug Bridge (ADB): This tool allows you to send a wide array of terminal commands including but not limited to basic Linux shell commands, plus some specialty developer commands to your phone at just about any time (as long as you have debugging enabled on your phone). You can send commands while the phone is turned on and booted, or even when it's in recovery mode. While ADB is often used in conjunction with rooting or modifying your phone, you can use ADB to send terminal commands to unrooted devices as well. Fastboot: When you need to modify your phone's firmware, fastboot is the tool you need.