Debugging application


Debug mode is only available for Android target.

You can change the target on right cliking on the project > Debug as > Debug Configurations

Debugging in Android

Device in Debug Mode


If you have never deployed/debugged an Android application through the USB cable, please proceed with this additional step to first enable the “Developer Options Menu”.

Enable developer mode in the device

  • Go to the Settings screen.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap About phone.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the About phone and locate the Build Number field.
  • tap the Build number field seven times to enable Developer Options.
  • Tap a few times and you’ll see a countdown that reads “You are now 3 steps away from being a developer.”
  • When you are done, you’ll see the message “You are now a developer!”.
  • Tap the Back button and you’ll see the Developer options menu under System on your Settings screen.
  • Now, you can enable USB Debugging mode.

Enable USB debugging

  • Go to the Settings screen.
  • Select Developer options.
  • Check the USB debugging option.

For PCs, you need to have installed USB drivers.

Debugging an application with breakpoints

  • Add some breakpoints in your Java source code.
Add breakpoint to source Code
  • Right click on the project > Debug as > NeoMAD Application.
Debug As

The application is launched and the execution will be paused at the break-point position

Source code breakpoint