ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge and is a utility that you can install on your computer to perform actions on your Android device. If you’ve ever searched for customization options for your Android device, you’ve probably heard of this utility since it’s also used to customize Android devices. In this article we will try to teach you how to use wireless ADB on your Android phone
In most cases, ADB is used over a USB connection to send and execute commands from your computer to your Android device. However, it also works over a wireless connection. It’s really strange that not many people are talking about this useful feature of the utility.
By using wireless ADB with your Android device, you don’t need to mess with wires and you can perform various actions, including taking screenshots, installing apps, removing apps, and so on , right from your computer. Below we have mentioned the steps to use wireless ADB on smartphone.
How to set up and use wireless ADB on an Android smartphone
- Connect your computer and Android phone to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Update your Android device to the latest version and make sure it’s running Android 11 or higher.
- Download the latest version of Android SDK Platform-Tools on your computer.
- You do not need to install Android Studio unless you are an Android developer and need it to test your apps.
Enable Developer options on your Android device
Before you can use Wi-Fi ADB on your Android smartphone, you need to configure your Android device to enable Developer options. To enable Developer options, Go to Settings> About phone> MIUI version. Tap the Build number option seven times until you see the message “You are now a developer!”
Enable wireless debugging on your Android device
After enabling developer options, you need to enable wireless debugging on your Android device. To enable wireless debugging on your phone, go to Settings > Additional Settings and open Developer Options.
Use ADB wirelessly on your Android device
After enabling developer options and wireless debugging, you can use ADB on your Android device wirelessly. You don’t need to install ADB on your computer because you can use the Android SDK folder to run commands.
So here we conclude our article on how to Install and Use Wireless ADB on Android Smartphone. ADB is a command line utility that facilitates communication between your Android device and a computer. The tool is commonly used for rooting Android and flashing Android ROMs, but there are many more use cases (more on that later).
I hope you understand this article, How to use wireless ADB on Android phone.