Tag Archives: adb

Android: Dial Number From ADB Shell Trick


Do you know that you can make your Android phone dial a number directly from the ADB shell? I am not sure if this trick will have any practical use, but this tutorial will show you how this can be done. No rooting is required.

Android ADB Backup, Extract, Restore


The Android backup file created using the ADB command is a compressed tar file. Compression is done using the zlib compression library and the DEFLATE compression algorithm. If a password is entered during the backup process, the file is encrypted, else it is only compressed. In this article, we will learn how to perform ADB backups, extract ADB backups and restore or repack ADB backups.

How to Extract Unencrypted Whatsapp Chat Messages

On Android, WhatsApp stores encrypted copies of the chat messages onto the SD card. These encrypted copies are denoted by the .crypt, .crypt5, .crypt6 and .crypt7 file extensions. They are generated from the master database file stored in the following location:

Bypass Android Pattern Security Lock

If you have an Android phone that is rooted and the USB Debugging option has been turned on, your phone can be unlocked in a matter of seconds with the ADB (Android Debug Bridge) utility.