This command is used to install the apk on phone
adb install-multiple path/to/app1.apk path/to/app2.apk
Push multiple APKs to the device as a single package and install them.
adb install-multiple test1.apk test2.apk
adb install-multi-package path/to/app1.apk path/to/app2.apk
Push multiple APKs as multiple packages and install them atomically.
adb install-multi-package test1.apk test2.apk
adb install -r path/to/app.apk
Replace an existing application by deleting an reinstalling it keeping its data in the process.
adb install -r test.apk
adb install -t path/to/app.apk
Install an APK while allowing test packages.
adb install -t test.apk
adb install -g path/to/app.apk
Install an APK and grant all the runtime permissions that the app asks for.
adb install -g test.apk
adb install -d path/to/app.apk
Install an APK by allowing version code downgrade. Works on debuggable packages only.
adb install -d test.apk
adb install --fastdeploy path/to/app.apk
Install an APK by using fast deploy.
adb install --fastdeploy test.apk
adb install --no-streaming path/to/app.apk
Install an APK by always pushing the APK to the device and invoking Package Manager as separate steps.
adb install --no-streaming test.apk
adb install --instant path/to/app.apk
Install the app as an ephemeral install app.
adb install --instant test.apk
adb install path/to/app.apk
adb install test.apk
It is used for installing APKs to the device using ADB
The adb install-multiple path/to/app1.apk path/to/app2.apk command is used for installing multipke APKs as a single package whereas the adb install-multi-package path/to/app1.apk path/to/app2.apk command installs multiple APKs as multiple packages.
Ephemeral apps are those that are installed by the user for a given purpose and are automatically removed, archived respectively, when they do not serve their purpose anymore.