Android stop or start adb from command line

Sometimes your android emulator might fails to connect eclipse DDMS tool and ask for adb to start manually. In that case you can start or stop the adb using the command prompt.

Method 1

Open the cmd from Start ⇒ run ⇒ cmd and execute these commands.

Before you execute the commands in CMD make sure that you added the adb tool to your Environment Variables path.

Killing adb

adb kill-server

Starting adb

adb start-server