Basic adb/shell commands for noobs

Here is a list of some of the adb and terminal command I have used it Android frequently. I found that I was always having to look up these commands so I figured I would start keeping track of the common ones in case they can help anyone else. If any of these needs corrections or if you have a good one to add please post it.

Note, I type "cd C:\Android" to get to my Android folder before doing these commands in the command prompt in windows. That way when I do things like pull apps they end up in "C:\Android\apps", same thing if I want to send I file to my phone I throw it in my Android folder and send it to the phone from there.

Through ADB

Pull apps off phone onto computer
adb pull /system/sd/app app
adb pull /system/sd/app-private app-private
Push apps back to phone from the computer

adb push app /system/sd/app
adb push app-private /system/sd/app-private
Delete existing apps on SD

adb shell rm -r /system/sd/app
adb shell rm -r /system/sd/app-private
Through Terminal

Partition SD card - This erases everything on your SD card (*size* being the size of the FAT32 partition)

$ su
# cd /data
# wget
# chmod 555 sdsplit
# /data/sdsplit -fs *size* (add -nc to the end for JFv1.5ADP)
From the Recovery Screen

Sending an update file to your SD card:

adb shell mount /sdcard
adb shell rm /sdcard/update.zip
adb push *filename* /sdcard/update.zip
From Fastboot

Restoring a nandroid backup - Start command-prompt/terminal cd to the nandroid folder and enter following commands

fastboot erase boot
fastboot erase recovery
fastboot flash system system.img
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash userdata data.img
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
fastboot reboot
Firstly u need drivers for your device (google it)
Now download the latest adb version
And in the folder where you downloaded the adb and the other two files, shift+right click and select open command window
Now you can use the adb commands once you connected your device

You can find all the adb files in my devhost :


Now it will be done

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