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I have almost this question:

Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card

I have a Motorla Droid running CM6 (essentially Android 2.2). I'm connecting to Windows 7 machines via USB. Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card as external storage.

Except I have a Xperia Arc with version 2.3.4, and have neither Winamp or DoubleTwist installed (given as culprits in the other question).

This behaviour started when I updated to 2.3.4 (I don't know exactly what version I had before).

How can I stop it?

Edit: I've no "Connect to PC" section in the settings, nor can I find this setting in other sections such as "Storage"

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Go to Settings->Sony Ericsson->Connectivity and un-check Auto connect in MSC.

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Thanks. A bit of strange location to put that setting though. – Bart van Heukelom Nov 8 '11 at 13:55
@Bart Happy to help... :) I too had to work around the android to find out this option when I had faced this problem... – c0da Nov 8 '11 at 17:26
Is this possible with Samsung / Android 2.3.6 (I don't find Auto connect!) – Basj Feb 15 at 20:28

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