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In response to the question on the link below Peter asked that one run adb catlog in the Android SDK. I managed to download the Android SDK but I cannot locate the adb catlog file. Can I get help to locate this file in the standard Android SDK folder? Another question once the cause of the looping has been located does the file automatically remove it or there is something you need to do?

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    Your title and the body text aren't in agreement here. This makes the question hard to answer. – dotVezz Oct 3 '13 at 12:34
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If you're looking for adb logcat output, it's not necessarily stored on a file in the Android SDK directory.

In order to access it, follow the following steps (assuming you have the SDK installed correctly):

1: Plug in your phone.

2: Type adb devices in your Terminal or CMD Prompt

  • If you get a result like "Command not found", you may need to navigate to the platform-tools/ directory inside the SDK folder using the cd [directory] command.
  • If you get a "List of connected devices" result, but the list is empty, then you have a configuration error. You may need drivers for your phone, etc...

3: Type adb logcat. The Terminal/CMD Prompt will begin to output logcat messages in real time. You can do what you want with the output, including save it to a file.

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