WiFi ADB - Debug Over Air

4.2
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About this app

Note: This app only works on rooted devices. If you don't know what it means or if your device is not rooted please don't install.

WiFi ADB makes it easy to debug and test your Android apps directly on device via WiFi TCP/IP connection. No need to use USB cable. After enabling ADB over WiFi, to connect your computer to the device open the console and run

adb connect <device_ip_address>

FEATURES

• Quickly enable/disable ADB connection over WiFi TCP/IP
• Auto-enable ADB over WiFi on known WiFi networks
• Once enabled an ongoing notification is shown to remind users that ADB over WiFi is active and make it easy to disable it manually
• Temporarily increase screen-off timeout. Nine times out of 10 this is what users want during development of an Android app and testing it on device. The original screen timeout is restored when ADB over WiFi is disabled.
• Temporarily lock WiFi, prevent it from going into sleep mode (how effectively it works depends on device and Android version)
• Also acts as a Tasker plugin. Users can configure Tasker app to automatically turn on/off WiFi ADB based on defined conditions

TIPS

• Your computer must be allowed to connect to your device over ADB. The permission must be granted when your device is connected via USB cable. This needs to be done only once.

• If your development computer is Unix/Linux or Mac open a console and run

while true ; do adb connect <device_ip_address> ; sleep 15 ; done

This one-liner auto-reconnects to ADB daemon on the phone every time the link is broken for whatever reason.

• If you control the WiFi router, configure it to give the device the same IP address every time. Then assign a local DNS hostname to that IP address so that you can use it instead of an IP address in the adb connect command in the console.
Updated on
Apr 27, 2020

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4.2
8.79K reviews
Dan George
October 24, 2022
The app is very nice. But the developer need to work on the permission.There should be a way to bring back the permission prompt even If you miss it the first time. If you mistakenly failed to accept the permission for the first time it prompt. You will never have access to do anything on the app again, even of you restart your phone
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A Google user
November 5, 2019
This hands down has been one of the best apps I found when it comes to being able to develop on the go I even tend to use it at my desk so I'm not having to scrounge around with have to get to usb cord and plug it all in to tweak any bugs found so much faster and easier than all other debugging tools that I have used this far I'm getting 3x as much done with this app. AWESOME JOB CANT WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOU COME UP WITH NEXT. D. THURMOND
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Steve (sc)
April 28, 2020
After update, the notification is displayed even when inactive. I know it can be disabled via global OS settings, but that is just an annoying workaround. When you migrate Android apps after a backup or anything similar, you lose OS settings. There's no way to backup this configuration! I'll probably have to look for an older apk backup. //EDIT: Well do you know any way how one can bulk backup those global settings, if you consider it to be a correct way? Google usually makes bad decisions there
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MetaCtrl
April 27, 2020
This is not a woraround. Turning off the notification if you don't want to see it is exactly what users should do. Showing or not showing notifications is system level customization on new Android versions.. Like it or not but it's the way it is.

What's new

Version 3.0
- Updated app for Android 10
- Removed in-app donation button