questions regarding connecting an Android device via USB to e.g. a computer's USB interface

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Recover data of an android phone

Hi there my phone is'nt turning on and i dont have backup for the data inside (mostly pictures). How can i transfer the information to the computer (the phone doesn't turn on which mean i can't get ...
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How to enable USB debugging while screen is unresponsive and black?

how can I enable usb debugging on my phone while the screen is black and doesn't respond to touch. I just want to use vysor (an app that projects my screen) so that I can continue using it in the ...
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How to backup Samsung 6 edge data with broken USB port

My USB port on my mobile is dodgy, intermittent charging slowly reducing to no charging! I took it in to shop and they're happy to send it away to be fixed, however I need to back it up, and i've ...
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Keyboard Emulator to PC with clipboard support

Does anyone know of an app that would allow one to send direct keyboard keystrokes to a computer (that has clipboard support)? The reason for being so specific is to have the ability to paste ...
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Read USB Input from IR sensor [closed]

A mainstream IR sensor has 3 pinouts: Vcc: 5V power GND: Reference ground Vo: Analog/Digital voltage output One can power the sensor using phone's mini USB's Vbus and GND (Can one?). Can one then ...
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Android USB Busy

I recently lost the option to enable USB MIDI functionality on my HTC A9 (hiaeul). It's running a recent CM13 Nightly (Android 6.0.1). Charging, MTP and PTP are all working fine. I can activate MIDI ...
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file transfer after encryption

I am a new Android user and I am considering encrypting my device for more security. My notebook runs Linux Mint and I have been transferring files to my Android (version 4.4) using the USB cable via ...
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Phone recognizes/detects USB cable, but doesn't charge

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 and the USB port stopped working. It wouldn't detect any cable anymore. I then got a spare USB board part from eBay and replaced the original with it, now it does ...
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How to persist USB “Connect to PC”?

I have to go to settings to check "Connect to PC" every time after rebooting a Lollipop. Is there a way to save this setting so it will persist after rebooting?
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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Can see any files on my moto x play

I've had a moto x play for a while now but whenever i connect it to my computer and try to open it it always show it as empty when i have plenty of photos on it. can anyone help me with this problem ...
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Fix a soft-bricked Nexus 4 without usb?

My Nexus 4 is soft-bricked, when I turn it on normally it just stays stuck on the "Google" logo. The device has TWRP recovery v2.8.0 installed, which can be accessed. The device's USB does not work, I ...
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Slow USB charging

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5 and usually charge through USB port of Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. I know that USB charging is slower than wall charging. But USB charging becomes much slower than usual ...
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How to distinguish two usb printers in an android device

There are two printers plugged into an android board by usb ports. I was trying to print doc from the android device. when the first printer plug in, there will be a path "dev/usb/lp0" show up. and ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is not recognized by PC or Kies 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is not recognized by PC or Kies 3. Also, is there any new update for note 4 SMN910F or now because my Android version is 4.4.4 and doesn't receive any new updates, and every ...
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Verifying USB-C voltage [closed]

I have heard about some USB-C chargers frying tablets, phones, etc. If I ordered a generic charger online for price reasons, how can I can verify its voltage before using it with my Android devices?
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How do I enable USB Tethering?

Data about my phone: Provider: Boost Mobile Brand: ZTE Model number: N9130 Baseband Version: N9130B01 Android Version: 4.4.4 Kernel Version: 3.10.28-g9a1fea7 : zte-kernel@Zdroid-SMT So today I went ...
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Sync computer folder -> phone's external SD card, with USB cable

Background: Until a few days ago, I was happy with my Android 2.3 phone, and its Media Storage via USB cable : syncing my computer's D:/MusicLibrary/ folder with my phone's 128GB external SD Card was ...
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adb devices -l not showing USB qualifiers?

I've read in several places that calling adb devices -l will return the both the serial numbers and USB qualifiers for the attached devices. However, when I issue the command I only get the ...
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ADB: how to use it over TCP/IP during USB accessory development

I'm using an evaluation board from Atmel (based on SAM D21 Cortex-M0+ MCU) for developing a custom Android USB accessory and related app. I'm new to Android development, but I understood I need ADB ...
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Memory Stick connection

Experia z3 with new marshmallow android has no option of sending data from the internal storage to a memory stick via USB cable. with previous android it was possible. Is there any way to send data ...
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adb over tcp/ip doesn't work

I connect Android Samsung phone to USB host of my developer machine and type prompt>adb devices List of devices attached 80bf631f device prompt>adb tcpip 5555 restarting in TCP mode ...
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Android Marshmallow usb problem moto g2

My moto g2 is not being detected via USB when I connect it to my PC. It still charges however. Its not getting recognized since i have done marshmallow update. i have even enabled MTP in developer ...
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Can I connect Transformer Pad TF103C-A1 to an external monitor

Any chance to mirror the screen of an Asus Transformer Pad TF103C-A1 to an external monitor? It can't be any type of an airplay, I need a wired connection. As the unit does not have an HDMI port the ...
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unable to connect nexus 4 to windows pc

Hi recently I got update of lollipop and updated to it but after update I am unable to connect nexus 4 to my windows pc at all means I tried all ways like enabling USB debug mode, tried different USB ...
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Is it possible that I can see my Huawei Mate 8 as an USB device without HiSuite drivers?

So, I want to exchange files through USB but I'm frequently on school computers. Is there a way where I can exchange files with my computer through USB without having to install HiSuite drivers.
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Install android on windows 8 tablet

I have a Windows 8 tablet (an Asus VivoTab) and I want to dual boot it with android but I am having a rough time figuring out how to flash the android iso to tablet. It has no cd, usb or microSD port. ...
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How can I get Reverse USB Tethering to work on my KitKat device? I've already got it running on my Jellybean device

FWIW Reverse USB tethering works great on my Jellybean device, lets assume it has the serial number 0123456789ABCDEF, here are the commands I use to get it running: adb -s 0123456789ABCDEF shell su -...
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Can i turn on usb debugging without touching the screen? [duplicate]

My phone working for a long time without problems. I go to sleep my phone is still working.I wake up and turn on my phone. The phone turned up but i can't write my PIN and my screen is almost not ...
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What's the reason Android Reverse Tethering require root?

From what i know: Android Tethering, share internet from Android to laptop via USB cable works without root. Android Reverse Tethering, share internet from laptop Ethernet to Android via USB cable ...
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Windows 10 PC cannot play MP3 files from android LG G3 with 0 bytes

I was trying to edit one of my sound files on my phone in audacity eariler today, when I discovered that the files held "0 bytes" and were inaccessible by any players on hand. Info: LG G3 does not ...
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Android phone “charging slowly”: How to make it faster

When I put my Android device to charge, the lock screen says "Charging slowly": Is it a particular software setting that tells Android to charge slowly? How to make Android charge fast?
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Android SD card does not mount on Windows 7 directly

If I connect my Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1) to my PC via a USB cable, even though the device is shown in My Computer, no file is shown inside it. If I change the USB configuration (in developer options) ...
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Connecting Android phone to OSX mac computer

I've had trouble connecting my android (The Nextbit Robin) to my computer. I am pretty sure it's an Android 6.0 issue. I have been able to get it to work by enabling USB debugging and selecting MTP on ...
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How to connect a USB Device to Bluestack

I have drone( DJI Phantom 3), and in order to fly it correctly DJI provides an App for IOS and Android("DJI Go"). The thing is that I have a Kolina k100 android phone(a cheap chineese one), and I can ...
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Can connect to laptop on one USB port but not the other

On the laptop where I do Android development, I can connect to my phone on one of the laptop's USB ports but not the other. It would be more convenient if I could use the other one due to its ...
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Can I use micromax's driver for Quantum 350?

Hi I want to root my Android device according to http://www.digitbrunch.com/android/how-to-root-micromax-unite-2-a106 (after reverse tether) Can I use micromax's driver to do this with Goclever ...
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Device descriptor request failed (Code 45)

I'm about to go crazy about this. I can't get my computer recognize my Nexus 4 (which is running CyanogenMod 13, Android 6.0.1). The phone doesn't show anything when I connect it to PC (it just says ...
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Moto G external storage failing to show on Mac and other USB issues

Since upgrading my Moto G 2nd gen to OS 6.0 I am having issues with USB and file transfers when connected to 3 different Macs with different OSes which all worked OK before. Sorry this is a bit long......
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If bluetooth is failing , how can I stream from my Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phone to new Mazda3 audio?

I have xiaomi redmi note 2 prime smartphone . It runs MIUI 7 android operating system. I am also leasing a new Mazda 3 I Grand Touring. The problem is that Bluetooth connection does not stay stable ...
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Does USB Internet option require root access?

Hi I want to reverse tether from PC, OS Win 8.1 to android device but is it required root? In Activity in Local Area Connection Status (Local Area Connection is my Remote NDIS...) I get increased Sent ...
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Can't see audio & video files of android phone in PC

I connect my phone to my PC through USB cord and select MTP mode. When I open SD card then I can transfer only photos , but I can't transfer my audio and video files. First I copy some video and then ...
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USB configuration within Developer Options doesn't save [duplicate]

Just bought a Samsung Galaxy s7 Edge with Marshmallow pre-installed. I'm trying to get my phone to work with Android Auto. The only way I could make my phone connect to my car is to enable Developer ...
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Can I bypass the Google Verification on my Huawei Mate 8? [duplicate]

I just bought a Huawei Mate 8 and I can't set it up due to the Google account verification in the setup process. I've messaged the seller asking for the account details but he doesn't know. I don't ...
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Will charging a phone with a different USB *cable* affect the battery life?

I recently realized that I've been using the wrong USB cable to charge my Moto X Play(2015) for probably a couple weeks. The phone is specifically designed to charge very quickly with its' default ...
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Connect to Computer Option Disabled

For some reason the option to conect to computer is disabled. And im connecting my tablet to my computer using USB. Note: I have Developers Option on, as well as USB Debugging. Here is a screenshot:
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How can I activate UDP forwarding for USB communication between a PC and an Android app

I have an real Android device connected to a computer via USB. I managed to activate TCP port forwarding with adb forward tcp:<port> tcp:<port> and successfully communicate with sockets ...
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Why do charging rates differ for similar spec USB power adaptors?

I've been experimenting with using USB power adaptors other than the one supplied with the Android tablet and I'm struggling to understand why adaptors of a similar spec to the original are charging ...
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Is it possible to use external hard drives with USB OTG?

On some sources I have read that it is impossible to use external hard drives over USB OTG. Is it really impossible? Isn't there some kind of workaround? Update: Apparently ES file explorer can see ...
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Mount external USB drive as read-only, without root

If I wish to visit someone and bring with me my phone, chromecast or miracast, and an external USB drive, to show pictures and home videos, I want to do that without risking clobbering up my external ...