About this Learning Path

Who is this for?

This is an introductory topic for developers interested in learning how to enable Arm's Memory Tagging Extension (MTE) on Google's Pixel 8 smartphone and also how to access a memory bug report.

What will you learn?

Upon completion of this learning path, you will be able to:

  • Enable MTE on your Google Pixel 8 smartphone
  • Understand how MTE works and learn how to make an application crash when it encounters a memory bug
  • Access the memory bug report
  • Interpret the memory bug report


Before starting, you will need the following:

  • A Google Pixel 8 smartphone
  • A USB cable to connect your Google Pixel 8 to your desktop machine
  • Android Debug Bridge (adb) installed on your device. Follow the steps in https://developer.android.com/tools/adb to install Android SDK Platform Tools. The adb tool is included in this package.