Introduction: Frida Android utilities
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Several handy commands to facilitate common Android pentesting tasks.

It uses pure-python-adb to interface with the ADB server.


  • Python 3
  • ADB
  • Rooted Android phone


  1. Clone the repository: git clone

  2. Install python3 install


Commands are self explanatory. Ask for help fah --help.

Frida-server management

  • Start the frida-server fah server start
  • Stop the frida-server fah server stop
  • Reboot the frida-server fah server reboot
  • Update the frida-server fah server update: The latest Android frida-server is fetched from GitHub release page using the GitHub API. This is then installed on the Android device using fah server update command.

Android proxy configuration

  • Enable proxy:
    • fah proxy: will automatically select an IP address from your PC, default port 8080
    • fah proxy enable: same as above
    • fah proxy enable specify IP address, default port 8080
    • fah proxy enable 8888: specify IP address and port
  • Disable proxy fah proxy disable
  • Get current proxy settings fah proxy get

Android screenshot

  • fah screen: take a screenshot with the following format deviceID_%Y.%m.%d_%H.%M.%S.png
    • fah screen filename: take a screenshot with the following format: deviceID_filename.png

Android disk snapshot

  • fah snap: take a disk snapshot of the current open app
    • fah snap take a disk snapshot of app

Android certificate creation & installation for mitm purposes

  • fah cert: generate a custom CA certificate to be imported in burp & device
    • fah cert generate: same as above
    • fah cert install: install specified certificate on device
    • fah cert setup: generate and install certificate (above commands combined)

Android app

  • fah app: try to download the currently opened app
    • fah app dl: same as above
    • fah app dl download
  • fah app list: list installed app on Android device.

Ideas & bugs

Ideas and bug reports are welcome!

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