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I have an Android device which I don't have physical access to. But I can access it through ADB commands. I have Teamviewer host installed on it. But unfortunately it's not running. How can I start it using ADB commands? Below is the Teamviwer app that I am using.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teamviewer.host.samsung&hl=en

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You can launch apps with the am start command. Or if you don't know its launcher activity, use the monkey command.

Try

adb shell 

monkey -p your.package.name -v 500

where package name is the name of the app package – making the command, in your case:

monkey -p com.teamviewer.host.samsung -v 500
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    am start -n com.teamviewer.host.samsung/.MainActivity works fine in most times.
    – iBug
    Mar 22, 2017 at 11:42
  • Yeah if the launcher​ activity is .MainActivity. Otherwise you need monkey
    – esQmo_
    Mar 22, 2017 at 15:50
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    @iBug +1, A great tip for that /.MainActivity. Otherwise it was showing some Error type 3 when I was running using adb command Nov 21, 2017 at 14:33
  • Setting number of events to one... monkey -p your.package.name -v 1 ...is also likely to save some unwanted outcomes!
    – xanda
    Sep 25, 2021 at 22:13
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A very simple solution to access a device could be SCRCPY https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

It runs over ADB and mirrors your device on your PC. You can click on all the elements on the devices screen and also type with your PC keyboard.

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