ConnectBot is a secure shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

Development Team

The main developer is Kenny Root with various contributions from the community.

All of us are on the #connectbot channel on Libera.Chat if you have questions. You can join via Libera.Chat’s webchat system or your own IRC client.

If you’re a developer, check out details about how the current codebase is designed.

Translations to your language

If you’d like to see ConnectBot translated into your language and you’re willing to help, then head on over to ConnectBot translations at Launchpad.

Available in Google Play Store

The latest stable version of ConnectBot is available in the Google Play Store. You can scan the QR code below using the Barcode Scanner application:

You may also download ConnectBot from our releases page. Historical downloads may be available from the old Google Code site downloads page.