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Using Android Tunnel With pCloudy Desktop Assistant


This documentation will help you with the steps to use the Android Tunnel using the pCloudy Desktop Application (PDA). Incase you haven't downloaded or installed the PDA on your system or need help with the installation please click here.


  • Users should have already downloaded and installed the PDA application on their system
  • Users should be registered on the pCloudy platform.
  • The ADB path will be detected automatically on the authentication screen when you start the PDA.
    But if its not detected automatically, you will have to enter the ADB path, refer to the example below.
    Example-: /Users/USERNAME/AppData/Local/Android/sdk/platform-tools/adb
  • Android Tunnel

    Steps to use Android tunnel

  • Click on Android tunnel feature.All the device present on the cloud will appear under selected device as shown below
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  • Select the device,select the duration and click on start device tunnel
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  • Once the process is initialized,your devices will be booked and a Success notification will appear as shown in the below screenshot. Once the device is connected, it will appear in PDA under connected device label.
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  • Once the process is successfully initiated ,user can see the notification as shown below-:
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  • Open terminal/cmd in the computer. Enter command adb devices
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  • Goto the Device page and click on” My Bookings”. Connect the device by clicking on the Cloud button as shown below
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  • Once the connection is established, allow USB debugging. Now the user can push ADB commands to the device.
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    To disconnect the device ,click on Disconnect button or you can disconnect the device from the portal also.


    Important note:
    PDA provides the benefit to add multiple clouds.
    Steps to add multiple cloud

  • Click on Add cloud and the details
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  • Once the cloud is added user can switch between the cloud using Active Logins filter as shown below
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