No, that command does actually work, prefixed with "su". In fact, all of the things mentioned are still possible with su, inside adb shell, even without adbd insecure, on one of the devices this program is made for.
The thing is, say you want to pull something from a location thats "protected", you'd first have to shell into the device, "su", move it to a location accessable to adbd, logout of the shell, then adb pull. Push ? Same thing, other way around.
Same thing goes for a large number of commands, you can skip the entire "su" part needed on some devices.
Everything this enables is still possible on every rooted device, it just saves you quite a bit of typing (and hairpulling) for those who do not have adb running as root. If you use adb as much as I do, this is absolutely something you want.
On the other hand, if you're the occasional adb user only, you may not know what to do with this - and then this is not for you
I used this app on my galaxy y gt S5360 running stock kernel with secure adb. But when i patch for insecure adb my computer doesn't recognize my device. I have already tried everything you mentioned. My computer recognises my device after unpatching. If you can plzz provide the solution for it.
I just installed it on Galaxy SCH i509 which is already rooted but the boot.img is untouched (I'm using stock ROM).
When I clicked on Enable insecure adbd, the USB debugging status (on insecure adbd panel) was automatically disabled, but when I go to system's Setting>Application>Development>USB debugging remain checked. I toggled it off and back on with no effect.
Is there a version of adbd Insecure that does not break adb install ?
On JB on SGS3 I have to unpatch adbd before I can use Eclipse to install and debug my apks.... else I get a permission denied when adb tries to install my package..
Nice app works well... I've been resetting the line in local.prop file then rebooting. Ever since I rooted, I have been looking for a way to just restart adbd into root mode without rebooting the phone. Could you explain to a noob what this app does to achieve this?
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