Enable and disable Bluetooth using adb commands

To enable & disable Bluetooth using below adb commands needs your device to be rooted or if you are working on android development, your android should be userdebug build with root access., Enable Bluetooth Disabled Bluetooth Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner )     Open … Read more

Analyse android booting using Bootchart

Bootchart provides CPU and I/O load breakdown of all processes for the whole system. It doesn’t require rebuilding system image and can be used as a quick sanity check before diving into systrace. Install dependencies on Ubuntu Desktop / laptop Download the source code to get the grab-bootchart.sh script from system/core/init from android aosp, Now, … Read more

adb reboot – Restart Android without Power Button using ADB

If you want to restart/reboot your Android device connected over adb shell, you can do the the same using “adb reboot” command from Linux/Windows host machine. The Simple “adb reboot” command just restarts your Android mobile/device. Android also supports other options as, Only Restarts your Android device from host. Restarts the android device into recovery … Read more

adb shell command to Turn ON Bluetooth & make it discoverable


We can turn on the Bluetooth using adb command as below, once you type this on your desktop/laptop, Android will prompt the user on Mobile / Android device for allowing permissions to turn ON the bluetooth, like below We can make the Bluetooth Discoverable using adb command as below, Subscribe with Valid Email Id to … Read more

adb shell screenrecord – How to Record Android Device Screen ?

If you want to take Screen Shot of your device, refer post “How to Capture Screenshot in android using adb ?” If you have developed an new app, or want to send someone how one app is behaving on certain screen touches, you will need to record the screen to video. Android provides a commandline … Read more

adb shell screencap – Use ADB to capture the Screen

If you want to take video of screen, refer post “How to Record Screen Video in android using adb ?” If you want to take screen capture of something happening on your phone screen and save it as image to be sent to someone or own reference for analysis, Android provides an utility/command “screencap” using … Read more

adb install – ADB command to install APK

If we want to install an apk already downloaded or we compiled, use below command to install the same using adb as, Here, com.android.helloworld.apk is an application APK name, so you can use it yours as per name of file. Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner … Read more

adb uninstall – ADB command to delete APK

If We want to uninstall the apk, using adb, we need to know the package name of the application. Using package name, use below command. [ Note: we considered the package name as “com.android.helloword” , you can use your application package name ] OR Now, lets say you have a development board / device and … Read more

Find all supported features of android device using adb

Following command Prints all features supported by the android system / device. Following is the output of above command on Nokia 7+ mobile. Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner )