GUI: View hierarchy viewer.
Hierarchy Viewer only works by default with phones running a developer version of the Android OS. If your phone is not a developer phone, you have a few options:
- If you have a phone running Jellybean or higher, you can simply add the environment variable ANDROID_HVPROTO with the value ddm:
- You can run Hierarchy Viewer on an emulated phone.
- Or you can use use the ViewServer library to get Hierarchy Viewer working on a non-developer, pre Jellybean phone.
You can open it:
- or by going to the Android Device Monitor and then clicking the Hierarchy Viewer button.