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

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home automation PCB via USB for Android [on hold]

I am working on a project for home automation. I want to design a home automation product with Android Tablet. I would need to connect at least 5 hardwired sensors to the device, such as door sensor, ...
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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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How to allow Android USB mount only on one device?

I want my android device to automatically deny USB access to computers it doesn't know. How can I do that? The device is a custom device and the OS version is 4.4.3. We are not planning to give the ...
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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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How do I move files from pc to Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?

how do I upload files to my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime from my Windows 10 pc via USB? Is there a setting on the phone to get it to USB mode?
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ADB server start for usb devices

I have multiple devices connecte via USB and I want to start an instance of adb server for each connected device. I know that I can do this via Wi-Fi but I want to know if it's possible without ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Are OEM USB drivers needed for developing Android apps on Windows 10? [closed]

On Linux, to develop an Android app there are no USB drivers needed. Regardless of whether android device comes from most popular or totally unknown hardware make, it just works. On Windows in turn, ...
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how to link two computers using android phone ? ( USB + WIFI )

i came cross a problem when i needed to connect two PCs . ( one have wireless connectivity [ wifi + bluetooth ] , and the other don't ) . so i needed to make my andoid phone to function as router : 1 ...
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Android USB port suddenly functional

I did system update on my android device and after some days, i discovered my phone which used to fully charge under two hours could only charge around 10% in an hour. I couldn't connect via the USB ...
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Can't switch phone out of Charge Only USB mode

I'm running CyanogenMod 12.1, Android 5.1.1. Connecting the phone to a PC with 2 different known good USB cables results in the phone only charging and not offering the USB mode dialog/notification. ...
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If a micro USB charger supports data transfer for one Android device, should it then support data transfer for any Android device?

In particular, I bought "1M Micro USB Charger Charging Sync Data Cable For Samsung Galaxy S2 S3 S4 WJ" on ebay, assuming it should work with any device despite the specific brand in the title. Testing ...
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How can I transfer folders between two androids?

I have two Nexus 5Xs. I believe they have the hardware to transfer data via: USB (via an OTG and regular USB cables) Bluetooth (I assume NFC is the simplest or only way to start this) WiFi (perhaps ...
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How do I auto sync files between my Android device and Windows PC over USB?

Is there a software that can auto sync files from certain folders of our choice between Android device and Windows PC(Like the Camera folder or Music folder)? I am tired of manually copying those ...
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Connect phone to tv usb

I have plugged my phone up to my through the usb and on my phone it says connected as media device. But when I go to the usb in the settings on my tv it says there no device connected. Any ideas?
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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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samsung omnia usb debugging

can I turn on usb debugging so I can copy text messages from phone to pc? I don't know how to turn it on in the menus. Developer options isn't even listed. I can se build number but I am unable to ...
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How do you change which app opens when USB is connected?

Regarding which app will be opened when I connect a USB ("OTG") device. How do I change this setting. I do not wish any of the following apps to open: Screenshot (click image to enlarge) (The ...
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Is it normal for a USB OTG converter to show in lsusb

When running lsusb (not as root) with an OTG adapter plugged in without anything plugged into it I get : u0_a83@flounder:/ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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How do I enable HS-USB Android Diag/Serial/Modem ports for Sony Xperia Z3? to use QXDM?

I am wanting to use an application to read modem signalling (qxdm), but I need the USB ports to be enabled first - HS-USB Android Diag & Serial sa0111 In Device Manager, I see the following: ...
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Filesystem shows strange but phone working fine

I've got a strange problem with my Asus Zenfone 2 (ze550ml) filesystem. I wanted to copy photos and videos, so I've connected the phone via cable (a native Asus one) to the PC (Win 10, adb and ...
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Huawei ascend p7: no USB connection methods

The following problem is occurring today, even though I had no problems doing the exact same thing yesterday: I have connected the phone to my USB port on my computer. The phone is charging, so there ...
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LG G pad x8.3 USB to ethernet?

Is the g pad x8.3 capable of using a a USB to ethernet adapter? I have a gigaware adapter now and it doesn't work Does this tablet not have driver info or Do I have the wrong adapter? Is it ...
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How to make my car realize my phone's system sounds aren't music?

I recently got a new BlackBerry Priv, and it works pretty well so far, but when I plugged it into my car's USB port to recharge, I ran into an unpleasant surprise: the entertainment system (Ford Sync) ...
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How do i connect my usb device always in a same port?

I am having little experience in Linux. When working with USB, after I disconnected and reconnect the USB device, linux itself create a new port(/dev/bus/usb/005/007). Then again I disconnect the USB ...
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reboot needed to refresh MTP list?

using Terminal Emulator I created a file; cd /storage/emulated/0/Downloaded echo test > test.txt Then using Android File Transfer I can see files in the same dir but not the test file. ls -l ...
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Prevent USB data transfer (when phone is in use) and being charged

I would like to know how to protect my data when I use public battery charger in public places. I know that if I do not unlock my screen when charging, my data is safe, but what if I would like to ...
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Google Pixel C erratic USB data connection

Any ideas why some days my computers "see" my Pixel C over USB, some days they don't? Two different computers, two different cables, also an older USB cable with USB-C adapter. All work well for ...
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Unable to view SD card files on my computer [duplicate]

I'm using a Moto G(2014) model. I recently upgraded my android to 6.0 and I noticed my computer doesnt display my files when I connect via USB. I changed the USB notification option to MTP and now I ...
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No debug icon on Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When I plug the USB cable, the debug icon doesn't show up. adb devices doesn't see it. Developer mode enabled. Developer option enabled. Stay awake enabled. USB debugging enabled. I am already ...
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iFont app caused a bootloop and I cannot see the data despite connecting to a computer

I have a rooted phone on which I installed the iFont app I selected a font and downloaded it. When I installed it, it asked me to restart the phone. I rebooted it and then my phone keeps restarting. ...