Android Debug Bridge

Brings ADB functionality to Visual Studio Code.

Table of Contents
  1. Getting Started
  2. Usage
  3. Contributing
  4. License

Getting Started

Install extension from here or from Visual Studio Code marketplace.

To use adb, you must enable USB debugging in the device system settings, under Developer options.

To prepare your device, refer this official ADB instructions


Press ctrl + shift + p for Windows/Linux, command + shift + p on MacOs and type adb to see all available commands.

Show Devices

ADB: Show devices Shows all available devices to debugging an Android app. Devices might connected via usb or wireless.


ADB: Connect Connects Android device that selected between available devices.

Fast Connect

ADB: Fast connect Connects default Android device directly if set before, otherwise shows device options to select a default device.

Setting a static ip from device wi-fi settings is recommended before setting default device. This command will not work if you used the “usb” command or restarted the device. No need to connect device via usb to fast connect.

Set Default Device

ADB: Set up a device to connect fast next time Changes default device to fast connect.

Restart Server

ADB: Restart server Kills and starts the adb server. This will cause termination on any running debug process.

Usb Mode

ADB: Restart server in usb mode Restarts adb server in usb mode for all tcpip devices.

Set Default Port

ADB: Set default port The default port is 5555, it sets the default port for new connections. The change takes effect on the next connection.


Contributions are what make the open source community such an amazing place to learn, inspire, and create. Any contributions you make are greatly appreciated.

If you have a suggestion that would make this better, please fork the repo and create a pull request. You can also simply open an issue with the tag “enhancement”.

Don’t forget to give the project a star! Thanks again!


  1. Fork the Project
  2. Create your Feature Branch (git checkout -b feature/AmazingFeature)
  3. Commit your Changes (git commit -m 'Add some AmazingFeature')
  4. Push to the Branch (git push origin feature/AmazingFeature)
  5. Open a Pull Request

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Distributed under the MIT License.


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