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This is pure-python implementation of the ADB client.

You can use it to communicate with adb server (not the adb daemon on the device/emulator).

When you use adb command

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Swind/pure-python-adb/master/docs/adb_cli.png

Now you can use pure-python-adb to connect to adb server as adb command line

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Swind/pure-python-adb/master/docs/adb_pure_python_adb.png

This package supports most of the adb command line tool's functionality.

  1. adb devices
  2. adb shell
  3. adb forward
  4. adb pull/push
  5. adb install/uninstall

Requirements

Python 2.7+ / Python 3.6+

Installation

$pip install -U pure-python-adb

Examples

Connect to adb server and get the version

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
# Default is "127.0.0.1" and 5037
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
print(client.version())

>>> 39

Connect to a device

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
# Default is "127.0.0.1" and 5037
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")

List all devices ( adb devices ) and install/uninstall an APK on all devices

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient

apk_path = "example.apk"

# Default is "127.0.0.1" and 5037
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
devices = client.devices()

for device in devices:
    device.install(apk_path)

# Check apk is installed
for device in devices:
    print(device.is_installed("example.package"))

# Uninstall
for device in devices:
    device.uninstall("example.package)

adb shell

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
# Default is "127.0.0.1" and 5037
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")
device.shell("echo hello world !")
def dump_logcat(connection):
    while True:
        data = connection.read(1024)
        if not data:
            break
        print(data.decode('utf-8'))

    connection.close()

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
# Default is "127.0.0.1" and 5037
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")
device.shell("logcat", handler=dump_logcat)

read logcat line by line

from adb.client import Client

def dump_logcat_by_line(connect):
    file_obj = connect.socket.makefile()
    for index in range(0, 10):
        print("Line {}: {}".format(index, file_obj.readline().strip()))

file_obj.close()
connect.close()

client = Client()
device = client.device("emulator-5554")
device.shell("logcat", handler=dump_logcat_by_line)

Screenshot

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")
result = device.screencap()
with open("screen.png", "wb") as fp:
    fp.write(result)

Push

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")

device.push("example.apk", "/sdcard/example.apk")

Pull

from adb.client import Client as AdbClient
client = AdbClient(host="127.0.0.1", port=5037)
device = client.device("emulator-5554")

device.shell("screencap -p /sdcard/screen.png")
device.pull("/sdcard/screen.png", "screen.png")

How to run test cases

Prepare

  1. Install Docker
  2. Install Docker Compose
pip install docker-compose
  1. Modify test/conftest.py

Change the value of adb_host to the "emulator"

adb_host="emulator"
  1. Run testcases
docker-compose up

Result

Starting purepythonadb_emulator_1 ... done
Recreating purepythonadb_python_environment_1 ... done
Attaching to purepythonadb_emulator_1, purepythonadb_python_environment_1
emulator_1            | + echo n
emulator_1            | + /home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools/bin/avdmanager create avd -k system-images;android-25;google_apis;x86 -n Docker -b x86 -g google_apis --device 8 --force
Parsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/emulator/package.xmlParsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/patcher/v4/package.xmlParsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/package.xmlParsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/platforms/android-25/package.xmlParsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/system-images/android-25/google_apis/x86/package.xmlParsing /home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools/package.xml+ echo hw.keyboard = true
emulator_1            | + adb start-server
emulator_1            | * daemon not running; starting now at tcp:5037
python_environment_1  | ============================= test session starts ==============================
python_environment_1  | platform linux -- Python 3.6.1, pytest-3.6.3, py-1.5.4, pluggy-0.6.0
python_environment_1  | rootdir: /code, inifile:
python_environment_1  | collected 27 items
python_environment_1  |
emulator_1            | * daemon started successfully
emulator_1            | + exec /usr/bin/supervisord
emulator_1            | /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/supervisor/options.py:298: UserWarning: Supervisord is running as root and it is searching for its configuration file in default locations (including its current working directory); you probably want to specify a "-c" argument specifying an absolute path to a configuration file for improved security.
emulator_1            |   'Supervisord is running as root and it is searching '
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:47,560 CRIT Supervisor running as root (no user in config file)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:47,560 INFO Included extra file "/etc/supervisor/conf.d/supervisord.conf" during parsing
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:47,570 INFO RPC interface 'supervisor' initialized
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:47,570 CRIT Server 'unix_http_server' running without any HTTP authentication checking
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:47,570 INFO supervisord started with pid 1
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,573 INFO spawned: 'socat-5554' with pid 74
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,574 INFO spawned: 'socat-5555' with pid 75
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,576 INFO spawned: 'socat-5037' with pid 76
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,578 INFO spawned: 'novnc' with pid 77
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,579 INFO spawned: 'socat-9008' with pid 78
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:48,582 INFO spawned: 'emulator' with pid 80
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,607 INFO success: socat-5554 entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,607 INFO success: socat-5555 entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,607 INFO success: socat-5037 entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,607 INFO success: novnc entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,608 INFO success: socat-9008 entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
emulator_1            | 2018-07-07 17:19:49,608 INFO success: emulator entered RUNNING state, process has stayed up for > than 1 seconds (startsecs)
python_environment_1  | test/test_device.py ..............                                       [ 51%]
python_environment_1  | test/test_host.py ..                                                     [ 59%]
python_environment_1  | test/test_host_serial.py ........                                        [ 88%]
python_environment_1  | test/test_plugins.py ...                                                 [100%]
python_environment_1  |
python_environment_1  | ------------------ generated xml file: /code/test_result.xml -------------------
python_environment_1  | ========================= 27 passed in 119.15 seconds ==========================
purepythonadb_python_environment_1 exited with code 0
Aborting on container exit...
Stopping purepythonadb_emulator_1 ... done

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