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Adb shell ls

adb shell ls

This command is used to list directory and directory contents

adb shell ls -a

Shows all files including the hidden ones

adb shell ls -a

adb shell ls -d

Will only show the directory names and not the contents

adb shell ls -d

adb shell ls -R /path/to/directory

Will recursively list the subdirectories of the specified directory

adb shell ls -R /mnt/sdcard/Download

adb shell ls -s

Prints the size of each file

adb shell ls -s

adb shell ls -lR | grep filename_you_want

Finds the location of the desired file

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adb shell ls /path/to/directory

adb shell ls /system/bin

Frequently Asked Questions

What is adb shell ls command?

It is a command to list the directories and its contents

Why is adb shell ls -IR | grep not working on Windows?

If the command is not working on Windows, try replacing grep with find. Example: adb shell ls -IR | find fileName

How to list all the files?

To list all the files, use the command adb shell ls -R /

Why is adb shell ls command used?

This command is used to list the directories and its contents.