The Android Debug Bridge (adb) provides a Unix shell which you can use to run a various commands on an emulator or connected android device.

pCloudy also allows you to execute ADB Shell command on the connected device.

  • Select your desired device from the list and connect.
  • Click on “Execute ADB” icon.

While trying to execute ADB Shell command, you just need to follow few simple steps as given below:

(1) Select a device from the displayed list - 


(2) Confirm connection of your selected device -


(3) The connected device is ready testing -


(4) Enter ADB shell command to the given text box -


(5) Execute given ADB shell command -


(6) ADB shell command execution result -


ADB commands for reference :


Adb Shell commands

Action performed by command

adb shell dumpsys batterystats

collects battery data from your device

adb shell ls

list directory contents

adb shell ls -a

do not hide entries starting with

adb shell ls -i

print index number of each file

adb shell ls -s

print size of each file, in blocks

adb shell ls -n

list numeric UIDs and GIDs

adb shell ls -R

list subdirectories recursively

adb shell netstat

list tcp connectivity

adb shell pwd

print current working directory location

adb shell dumpstate

dumps state

adb shell ps

print process status

adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -d http://www.stackoverflow.com

opens browser

adb shell am start -t image/* -a android.intent.action.VIEW

opend gallery