1. You need a properly installed Android SDK setup before you can proceed. Launch ddms from the command line. The path to the android executable has to be included in your PATH variable – ddms
  2. Enable USB debugging on the Android device, before you connect it to the PC (or Mac, or Linux). This is usually done by accessing Settings > Applications > Development, there is a check box beside “Enable USB debugging”. Connect the Android device to your PC via a USB cable
  3. The connected device should now be visible within the DDMS window. Select it, then
  4. Press CTRL-a on your keyboard