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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Getting Started with Android Android Setup and the Crystal Ball Project

Trouble getting crystal ball project to work

When I run the code on my mac, I get the following error:

[2014-03-18 09:05:27 - CrystalBall] The connection to adb is down, and a severe error has occured. [2014-03-18 09:05:27 - CrystalBall] You must restart adb and Eclipse. [2014-03-18 09:05:27 - CrystalBall] Please ensure that adb is correctly located at '/Users/elijah/Downloads/android_dev_environment_mac/sdk/platform-tools/adb' and can be executed.

I added adb to my PATH and have restarted Eclipse, but continue to get the same error.

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

I'm not sure if this will help, but try restarting Eclipse and the emulator. Then in Eclipse, switch to the DDMS perspective (button in the upper right). From there you can select an option from a little drop-down menu and "reset adb". That might work for you.

reset adb