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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Third Edition by Kristin Marsicano, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips

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Running on a Device

In this section, you will set up your system, device, and application to get GeoQuiz running on your hardware device.

Connecting your device

First, plug the device into your system. If you are developing on a Mac, your system should recognize the device right away. On Windows, you may need to install the adb (Android Debug Bridge) driver. If Windows cannot find the adb driver, then download one from the device manufacturer’s website.

Configuring your device for development

To test apps on your device, you need to enable USB debugging on it.

Developer options is not visible by default. To enable it, go to SettingsAbout Tablet/Phone and press Build Number seven times. Then you can return to ...

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