Questions tagged [adb]

For issues specific to the Android Debug Bridge (adb), a command-line tool to interact with Android devices and Emulator instances. See the full tag wiki for details and hints.

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Device recognition on Android SDK

I've got a Chinese aPad running Android 1.5, how do I get it to be recongnised by Android SDK? I want to do adb hacks as recommended by this answer. Pointers to using adb also welcome.
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Don't have a keyboard in my phone, and cannot install a new one with ADB either

I had a keyboard in my phone (Google Keyboard), which, when I somehow installed yesterday, didn't give me the option of moving it to the SD card. Today, for some reason it gave me the option to move ...
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adb doesn't work

I downloaded SDK from the official website. I installed it, but when I try to use it this happens: What mistake did I make? I use Ubuntu 14.04.
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Connect to Sony Xperia M Dual with adb/fastboot

I want to ask how to install custom rom on Xperia M Dual I had tried adb and fastboot command in cmd but it shows waiting for device.. Help me please I'm too frustrated
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Link to download adb for Mac,please? [duplicate]

sorry but i cannot find a link to download adb for Mac..can somebody provide me a link,please?thank you!
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CLI commands in android?

Since Android is linux, cant i use standard linux commands inside android? I know there are applications that allow for a "Command Line Interface" (CLI). I also imagine that adb would provide access ...
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'adb devices' is not listing my phone

I am trying to do a full backup of my Galaxy Note 4.1.2 phone using the adb command. t says it couldn't connect to my device. Then I did a 'adb devices' and there where no listed devices. My Windows ...
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how to acces to apk using backup?

I want to use adb backup restore, but I'd like to know if possible to know the contents back up file if yes so how. is it possible to have access only to apk. to install on other devices. i don't want ...
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ADB keeps showing my samsung as unauthorized

Adb keeps saying unauthorized on my Ubuntu and Android will not pop up with the menu to accept a computer with such and such ADB key hash. I got it to work once or twice by plugging and unplugging and ...
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Android Studios Adb server problems

I formatted the desktop and i'm try to install the Android Studios version 3.2.1 installation setup was completed but when try to run the project .It show error log like this Unable to detect adb ...
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I am trying to change my device's Mac address from adb shell but

I tried to change the Mac address of my non-rooted Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (running Android 7.1.1) from adb shell. But the command ip link set wlan0 [...........] returns permission denied. Any ...
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How to backup the entire device from a computer and mount any of the bakup partitions in Linux?

I am looking for some tutorial or help to be able to make a backup of all Android partitions directly on my computer and be able to mount each of them from Linux to view them.
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How do you install your Android Studio app onto an LG Smart Watch Sport?

I am building an application to run on a smartwatch using Android Studio, and I want to install it onto my LG Smart Watch Sport, but I do not know how to do this with this watch. That's because you ...
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Adb Tool showing No Devices Found

I had flashed v10 stock rom in my coolped note 3 plus, I was done successfully, But after that My device stuck in FastMMI mode, Everyone suggesting me that enable usb ddebugging, but how can i enable ...
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Nexus 5X in setup wizard mode

I was developping an Android app on my stock 7.1.2 nexus 5X and next thing you know, the bottom buttons are not working anymore and I can't open the notification tray. I can't access developer options ...
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Boot huawei's recovery on nexus 5

I have to recover some data from my phone.I know that huawei's recovery has a function to do a backup of data of android.So I had an idea:can I boot from fastboot through the command "boot" a huawei's ...
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What does ADB Back up restore to an android device? [duplicate]

Does ADB Back Up contain system files? Supposing an un-rooted android device has got an ADB back up and something goes wrong and the device does not boot up, then can the ADB back up be useful?
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2013 Nexus 7 frozen screen/stuck on language set up/boot loop

I see similar questions here but none of them refer to being stuck on the language set up screen. I have tried to use ADB driver and Toolkit but I cannot seem to get my pc to recognize device half the ...
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Is it possible to delete CWM backups without CWM

Previously I have installed CWM as my recovery but then I have flashed the stock rom back. CWM was removed as a result and I can no longer access CWM. I am trying to delete all the backups I made. ...
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Can a hacker simply copy shared prefs from one device to another to hijack a user session/state?

I'm an Android apps developer. I'm trying to address a security concern in one of my apps. I need to test a scenario in which someone will try to copy the shared prefs file (or files) from one ...
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partition on flash storage via ADB shell

I want to make a FAT 32 partition on unmontable flash because I did something wrong that I can get mount agaim the internal SD of my tablet. So I start with (in ubuntu environment) adb shell cd ./dev/...
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LG G4 not restarting

My device is rooted. It was working fine for months. But suddenly it struck and now its not restarting back. It struck at LG logo. I have no idea why its happening. Also, it is rebooting again and ...
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Does “fastboot flash recovery <recovery-file.img>” command work with any android device? [duplicate]

The command is used to flash a recovery. Do you have to use odin like tools to flash it or you can just use adb? Thank you
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Get device's component information and health status

Is there any option provided by Android by which we can list down all the hardware and software component of smart phone? Also, we can check the health staus of all the hardware components. For ...
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Is it possible to make multiple adb commands a one-liner command? (case change bootanimation.zip)

Is it possible to make the following commands a one-liner command ? to change bootanimation.zip quickly and gain some C:\Users\User\Desktop>adb push bootanimation /sdcard C:\Users\User\Desktop>...
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How to revoke root permission to an app in adb?

I think I have got a scam app in my device. I granted it root access and then whenever I open an app it,the scame app closes the app. Please help me I am stuck in here. Aah my head is aching.
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Connect through adb to a Nexus 4 with a broken touch screen?

I have a Nexus 4 with a broken touch screen from which I would like to recover some files. adb is a tool often referred for this purpose, as in this guide. I have installed adb and fastbook on my ...
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ADB doesn't detect the phone [duplicate]

My device is stuck in bootloop and my USB debugging is disabled. When I type adb devices in CMD, it says adb is not recognized as an internal or external command operable program or batch file. Please ...
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Stock Nexus 4 stuck in bootloop

My Nexus 4 suddenly went into bootloop today after getting drained last night. I tried booting into recovery mode, but as it is not rooted or unlocked, fastboot and adb sideload do not work. I want ...
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Installation failed due to device unauthorized

I've just started using android SDK and I'm trying to get my apps to run on my device. When I run the app I get an error from SDK about unauthorized device, so I tried restarting the server, but I get ...
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DB of GPS Point in APK, is there any way?

I want to extract DB of GPS location in APK. I decompiled the APK and open DBM.Java File as follows: public DBM open() { return open(this.databasePath); } public DBM open(String path) { ...
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how to view saved passwords with root [duplicate]

How do I get the saved wifi passwords from my android kitkat phone. It is rooted and I have the adb tool. How do I do this? I know that I can download stuff to do it but I do not want to download any ...
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How to start a app and have it start a WebDAV server automatically in Windows?

I need to have some questions answered please. I want to start an app called WebDAV and have it start the server automatically. Do I find out the com.example.MyApp in the Settings/Apps section so I ...
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device not showing in fastboot

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (GT-P5210GNYXAR) currently with NO OS (I completely wiped the tablet in TWRP.) However, I did root the device, so now it has the TWRP thing. I tried installing the ...