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Mobile DevOps by Jhalak Modi, Rohin Tak

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Deploying an application on a mobile device

So far, we have tested our application on Android Virtual Device (Android Emulator). But it's always a good practice to test the application on a physical device. So, let's learn how to set up an actual Android device for testing an application.

Screenshots shown in this topic were taken using an Android device running Lollipop; your device settings may differ depending on your device version.

Here are the steps to set up a device for debugging:

  • Enable debugging on the device: We will need to enable debugging on the device. By default, it will not be possible to debug applications on an Android device.
  • Install USB drivers: On our Windows computers, we will need to install USB drivers for our device. ...

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