Set up ADB for debugging

ADB, or Android Debug Bridge, is a command-line utility included with Google's Android SDK. ADB can control and interact with your Rhino device over USB or network from a computer, and allows below operations:

  • Install, copy, and delete files.
  • Install a program on a device.
  • Record a video or take a screenshot of the phone.
  • Debug a device in case of its malfunction.
  • Examine logs on the phone.
  • Upgrade the firmware of the programs and system elements.
  • Get full access to information about OS and a device

Steps to configure ADB on a host Windows computer:

  1. Go to Google's SDK platform tools download page
  2. Download the platform tools zip file for the Windows OS
  3. Extract the zip file to a preferred folder
  4. Head to Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced system settings
  5. Open Environment variables
  6. In System variables, select Path and click Edit
  7. Input the filesystem path to the unzipped platform-tools folder
  8. Once input, close out of settings (make sure these are saved first) and connect an android device with USB debugging enabled
  9. Open command prompt and type "adb devices"
  10. Command terminal will display the list of devices connected along with the serial number of the device(s) connected

Applies to:

T5se
T5se
T8
T8
C10
C10
M10p
M10p
K27p
K27p
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