I can connect my Xperia Tipo to Windows but not able to connect Ubuntu. Why is it so? Is there any changes that I need to make to my phone ?
This question seems to come up every few weeks...
Ubuntu 10 (and sometimes above) requires manual editing of your udev config in order to recognize an Android device.
As root create the text file "/etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules” and add this line for a Sony device:
Save the file and exit the editor, then set the permissions of the file and tell the udev system to reload the rules:
Maybe your phone is not in mass-storage-mode. Go to
and set USB connection mode to mass-storage.
However, with this setting access is limited to the SD card; you won't be able to mount the internal memory.