adb

Android Debug Bridge: communicate with an Android emulator instance or connected Android devices.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/adb.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install adb
Ubuntu
apt-get install adb
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S adb
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install adb
Fedora
dnf install adb
Raspbian
apt-get install adb

Android Debug Bridge: communicate with an Android emulator instance or connected Android devices.

  • Check whether the adb server process is running and start it:
    adb start-server
  • Terminate the adb server process:
    adb kill-server
  • Start a remote shell in the target emulator/device instance:
    adb shell
  • Push an Android application to an emulator/device:
    adb install -r path/to/file.apk
  • Copy a file/folder from the target device:
    adb pull path/to/device_file_or_folder path/to/local_destination_folder
  • Copy a file/folder to the target device:
    adb push path/to/local_file_or_folder path/to/device_destination_folder
  • Get a list of connected devices:
    adb devices

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