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Android Debug Bridge host protocol client


Android Debug Bridge host protocol client for node.js Currently only tcp transport is supported (usb transport in TODO). You don't need to have local adb server running on your computer.

npm install adbhost

Enable tcp transport in adb on your device

simple shell (pass your device IP address as a command line parameter):

var adbhost = require('adbhost');
var adb   = adbhost.createConnection({host: process.argv[2]});
var shell = adb.createStream('shell:');
  conn = adbhost.createConnection(opts);
  • create connection to device. ops.port,,
  s = conn.createStream(path);
  • returns duplex stream. Path is a string with service name.