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Almost all new flagship Android devices come with a 64-bit processor architecture and a lot of mid-range Android devices come with 32-bit architecture. Moreover, many times we come to a point where we need to find the Android device is an arm, arm64 or x86 device. For instance, while installing the Xposed framework. We need to determine the device architecture before flashing the correct Xposed Framework package. Hence, here is a simple guide using which you can easily find processor architecture on Android device along with all the CPU and device information.

There are some Android apps that may determine or display your processor’s architecture. However, they lack essential CPU information like the CPU board information, SDK version that is running, and other such trivial and non-trivial information about the device. However, you can get all the CPU information using a simple ADB shell query. All you need to do is connect your device with USB debugging enabled and issue ADB command in the terminal or command prompt.

Go through the requirements below and follow the instructions below.


1. Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in theSettings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.

2. For ADB and Fastboot download the quick ADB and Fastboot Installer from here for Windows users and easily setup ADB and Fastboot on Mac OS, Linux or Chrome OS from here. You may also like Universal ADB drivers, Naked ADB drivers.

3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the official page of your device manufacturer.

How to Easily Find CPU Information on Android Device Using ADB?

Step 1: Make sure you setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC. Trust the connection- check Yes on “Always allow from this computer” when you plug in the device for the first time.

Step 2: Now connect your Android device to the PC.

Step 3: If you have installed the quick ADB installer, then go to any folder in explorer and launch a command prompt or terminal window there. To do so, hold the shift key on the keyboard and right-click on an empty space and select “Open command window here” option to launch a cmd window. If you use the ADb package, then navigate to the location where you have setup ADB and Fastboot and launch a command prompt or terminal window there.

Step 4: Now issue the following command in the command prompt to check your device connectivity

adb devices


Step 5: Now issue the following command to get all the CPU information.

adb shell getprop

Find CPU Architecture on Android Device

Now scroll down to “ro.product.cpu”.

How to Find if Android Device is an arm, arm64, or x86 device? Find processor architecture.

Step 5: Now issue the following command to get the CPU/processor architecture.

adb shell getprop ro.product.cpu.abi

Find Processor Architecture on Android Device

This command  will show you your Android device’s CPU architecture like arm, arm64, x86. The above image shows it is an arm device.

How to Find Bootloader Information for any Android device?

Enter the following code in cmd/terminal:

fastboot getvar all

This will show you bootloader information:

C:#HTC ADB Fastboot>fastboot getvar all
< waiting for device >
(bootloader) version-bootloader:
(bootloader) version-main: 4.16.401.8
(bootloader) product: m8_ul
(bootloader) modelid: 0P6B10000
(bootloader) cidnum: HTC__102

How to Find Bootloader Unlocked Information for any Android device?

Enter the following code in cmd/terminal:

fastboot unlock-info

This will show you whether the bootloader is unlocked or locked. If unlock status= true, then it is unlocked. Like and share us on social media. If you need any help with your device, then comment down below. You may also like: How to Flash Factory Images On Android Devices.

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