Terminal Emulator for Android

Terminal Emulator for Android


Access your Android's built-in Linux command line shell. Unleash your inner geek!

This is a new version of the popular "Android Terminal Emulator" application. Same great program, just with a new name.

Top Features

+ Full Linux terminal emulation.
+ Multiple windows.
+ Launcher short cuts.
+ UTF-8 text. (Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Thai, etc.)
+ Completely free. No ads, no in-app-purchases, no nag screens, nothing.

Quick FAQ:

+ If you are having trouble entering text, try installing the free "Hacker's Keyboard IME". (Especially if you have a Samsung or HTC device.)
+ This app isn't a game emulator.
+ This app won't help you root your phone or change your phone's IMEI.
+ You need to know (or be willing to learn) how to use the Linux command line to use this app.
+ You may want to install a set of command line utilities like "Busy Box" or "Debian chroot" in order to add commands beyond the commands that come built into your Android device.
+ If you get a -505 error when trying to install this app under Android 5.0, it means that some other app is using the same permissions. You will have to uninstall the other app in order to install Terminal Emulator for Android. (People tell me that "jrummy's Toolbox Pro" causes this problem.)

Want to know more about Terminal Emulator for Android?

Join the G+ community: #Android Terminal Emulator

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/106164413936367578283

Or check out the documentation wiki:

http://github.com/jackpal/Android-Terminal-Emulator/wiki

Want to add or improve a translation of Terminal Emulator for Android? See https://github.com/jackpal/Android-Terminal-Emulator/wiki/Translating-to-Other-Languages for instructions.

Recent changes:
v1.0.70 Allow hiding Material Design Action Bar
Improve text paste.
Fix UTF-8 support.
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About Terminal Emulator for Android
Access your Android's built-in Linux command line shell. Unleash your inner geek!

This is a new version of the popular "Android Terminal Emulator" application. Same great program, just with a new name.

Top Features

+ Full Linux terminal emulation.
+ Multiple windows.
+ Launcher short cuts.
+ UTF-8 text. (Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Thai, etc.)
+ Completely free. No ads, no in-app-purchases, no nag screens, nothing.

Quick FAQ:

+ If you are having trouble entering text, try installing the free "Hacker's Keyboard IME". (Especially if you have a Samsung or HTC device.)
+ This app isn't a game emulator.
+ This app won't help you root your phone or change your phone's IMEI.
+ You need to know (or be willing to learn) how to use the Linux command line to use this app.
+ You may want to install a set of command line utilities like "Busy Box" or "Debian chroot" in order to add commands beyond the commands that come built into your Android device.
+ If you get a -505 error when trying to install this app under Android 5.0, it means that some other app is using the same permissions. You will have to uninstall the other app in order to install Terminal Emulator for Android. (People tell me that "jrummy's Toolbox Pro" causes this problem.)

Want to know more about Terminal Emulator for Android?

Join the G+ community: #Android Terminal Emulator

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/106164413936367578283

Or check out the documentation wiki:

http://github.com/jackpal/Android-Terminal-Emulator/wiki

Want to add or improve a translation of Terminal Emulator for Android? See https://github.com/jackpal/Android-Terminal-Emulator/wiki/Translating-to-Other-Languages for instructions.

Recent changes:
v1.0.70 Allow hiding Material Design Action Bar
Improve text paste.
Fix UTF-8 support.

User reviews of Terminal Emulator for Android
Mar 28, 2013
A+. Essential, when needed. Small, simple, does what it needs to do.
Jun 9, 2012
must have
Jan 10, 2012
Recommended. [HTC Sensation XE running Android 2.3.4]
Nov 7, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Friday 10:44 AM
Its not working for samsung
A Google User
Friday 6:15 AM
What can I say, PERFECT Linux on Android, without installing a distro, on the go. Simply perfect. I use this on Nexus 7, Acer a500, HTC One V, Nextbook 8g8hd, Pandigital Novel 7 and ZTE Valet and this app works so smooth. The best terminal out on the Market. Thanks for the great app.
A Google User
Friday 5:21 AM
A must have for all ICT work. One of the first tools I sought out when I got my first android phone. Have been using this terminal ever since. Well done dev!
A Google User
Friday 2:42 AM
Like app. But... Mobishield has detected virus danger. F. K in this app. Is this a false positive??
A Google User
Thursday 10:04 PM
Good
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