Debugging Connection to Android Device Emulators

This section provides a tutorial example on how to create a wireless debugging connection to run debugging commands using the 'adb' tool.

If you run debugging commands on Android device emulators, you can follow this tutorial to create debugging connections to emulators.

1. Launch the Android emulator through the AVD Manager and wait for the emulator to be fully booted.

2. Go to a Windows command window and run the following "adb" command.

> \local\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools\adb devices

* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *

List of devices attached
emulator-5554   offline

3. Test the debugging connection with the following "adb" command.

> \local\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools\adb shell df

Filesystem         Size     Used     Free   Blksize
/dev             242.9M    24.0K   242.8M      4096
/sys/fs/cgroup   242.9M    12.0K   242.9M      4096
/mnt/asec        242.9M     0.0K   242.9M      4096
/mnt/obb         242.9M     0.0K   242.9M      4096

Cool, I have successfully created a debugging connection to my Android device emulator controlled by the AVD Manager.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 What Is Android Debug Bridge (adb)

 Install "adb" as Part of SDK Platform Tools

 USB Debugging Connection to Use "adb" Tool

 Wireless Debugging Connection to Use "adb" Tool

Debugging Connection to Android Device Emulators

 Commands and Options Supported by "adb"

 "adb install" and "adb uninstall" Commands

 "adb push" and "adb pull" Commands

 "adb shell" - Remote Shell Interface

 Android File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Archived Tutorials


 Full Version in PDF/EPUB