Using adb over Wireless / Wifi

Physical cables are rapidly becoming obsolete, and they’re annoying to use for Android development and debugging. Luckily, adb can easily be configured to work wirelessly and you can free yourself from micro-USB cables (almost) entirely. To do this, plug a phone into a computer as you would to normally debug over adb. (This is the [...]

Posted at 3pm on 8/12/13 | no comments; | read on

Copy Android LogCat / Log Contents From a Device With adb

It’s a bummer when your Android application crashes while you’re away from a computer. Luckily, there’s a simple adb command that will dump the contents of logcat’s ring buffer to your local disk, so you can examine the cause of the crash: This will copy the phone’s log to a local file called logcat.txt and [...]

Posted at 1pm on 8/5/12 | no comments; | read on

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Hi. My name is Justin Schultz and I’m an Android Engineer in San Francisco.