Android Debug Bridge (adb)
Debug Bridge (adb) is a versatile command line tool that lets you communicate
with an emulator instance or connected Android-powered device. It is a
client-server program that includes three components:
which runs on your development machine. You can invoke a client from a shell by
issuing an adb command. Other Android tools such as the ADT plugin and DDMS
also create adb clients.A server, which runs as a background process on your
development machine. The server manages communication between the client and
the adb daemon running on an emulator or device.
which runs as a background process on each emulator or device instance.
Enabling adb Debugging on your phone
In order to
use adb with a device connected over USB, you must enable USB debugging in the
device system settings, under Developer options.
1. On Android 4.2 and higher, the
Developer options screen is hidden by default. To make it visible, go to
Settings > About phone and tap Build number seven times. Return to the
previous screen to find Developer options at the bottom.
2. Now open device manager in computer and select portable devices and write click in your device name, now select Properties
Browse my computer for driver software and set the path C:\Eclipse\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64-20131030\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64-20131030\sdk\extras\google\usb_driver
And click Next then finish.
Find adb in
your system using command prompt
Install application via adb-: type - adb install myfile.apk (with location)