An Android device can be connected to a computer via USB using different connection modes such as "MTP" or "USB Mass Storage". If you have issues with those, this is the right tag to use.

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How do I get my lollipop tablet to communicate with my win 7 laptop?

When I attach my win 7 laptop to my lollipop android tablet via USB, nothing happens. I have googled and found various posts suggesting that I have to load the proper device drivers. However: 1. I am ...
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How to disable MTP and PTP file sharing via USB on Android 5?

For privacy and security reasons I'd like to disable MTP and PTP on my phone. I recently plugged my phone into an inflight entertainment system to charge it, and was surprised to see that the status ...
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USB connection does not show up

I have a brandnew Huawei Y6 android phone, but when I make a USB cable connection to my Windows 10 PC (I want to transfer a large number of files to my phone) absolutely nothing happens, not on my ...
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USB connection options won't show in the status bar

I have a blu studio 5.5.s phone. When I hook it up to the computer with my usb cord it doesn't show up on the computer or show that it's connected in the status bar. It stays in charge mode and I ...
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Cubot X9 does not turn on after update, also not recognised by computer (unknown device in Device Manager)

I have Cubot X9, ordered from China. after the update it gave me an error. The phone restarts, but I cannot enter recovery mode. I tried to flash new ROM, but it gave an error. Now nothing works, and ...
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SD card not showing files when connected to pc

When my phone MOTOROLA G3(2015) is updated to Marshmallow, its not showing files when connected to PC. While connecting, it shows options as charing only, PTP, MTP, MIDI. I have selected MTP, which ...
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Galaxy Note 5 not connecting to PC

My Galaxy note 5 is not connecting to my PC, it is charging, but never shows up on the PC. can this be fixed?
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Embedded CWM superuser does not show allow/deny app list

I am using the latest ClockworkMod Superuser together with CM10.2.1 and appropriate AFH Gapps (gapps-jb-20130813-signed.zip) on my "ASUS Transformer Pad TF700T Infinity". Recently, I see some unusual ...
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How to connect Samsung J7 via USB but disable charging?

I would like to know if is it possible to connect my smartphone to a pc via USB without charging it? It would be very useful to be able to disable charging (but still allow USB tethering, ADB ...
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how to re-enable Media Device (MTP) for USB PC Connection Samsung Galaxy s2

I cant connect my phone the normal way it used to be on PCs where i used SU command on ADB shell to access system files of my phone. I'm just guessing that the phone is storing the identity of the PC ...
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my P8 (Android Lollipop) can't be recognized by my PC (Windows10)

I'm the owner of a Huawei P8. At the beginning the phone was recognized by my PC as a second hard disk but lately I touched something (I don't remember what). Now, when connected to the PC, the phone ...
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(Why) does Android connected to Mac not just behave as a normal USB drive?

When I connect my Android (Galaxy S5) phone to a Windows computer, I can browse the phone storage just like any USB/external drive. That's not the case on Mac. There I need to install Android File ...
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Default USB MTP for Android 6.0

I would like to have MTP selected by default (instead of charging) when I plug an Android 6.0.x device to a PC through a USB cable. What should I add or modify in the build.prop file of my rooted ...
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How to use android device as display or terminal?

I want to use an android phone as a USB terminal/display for a headless system. The ideal user experiece would be: Plug phone to the usb port. System starts sending status info, phone displays it. ...
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Is there a way to remove all other USB options except charging?

Is there a way to disable MTP/PTP and all other USB options except Charging option from the Android system? I'm using LG G4 beat, Android 5.1.1 and i want to remove it for my new ROM that i working ...
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“adb devices” gives “no permission” when on charge-only

I've just updated my LG Optimus 4X HD from the latest stock ROM (4.1) to CM11 (Android 4.4). Access via ADB is only possible when either MTP or PTP are enabled; if I disable both, I only get: $ adb ...
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How do I get files from my USB to my Nexus 10 and vice versa?

So, I have some videos on my USB drive that I would like to watch on my Nexus 10, but I do not know of a way other than using an online file storage site with an app equivalent (such as Dropbox or ...
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Android 6: connect as camera per default

When I connect an Android 6 phone with my pc via USB, it always connects as "USB for charging". I have to set it to "connect as camera" (PTP) manually (for ADB to work) every time. Can I set a ...
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Change USB connection mode from PTP to MTP when screen is broken

A friend gave me their Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 because the screen is broken and black (does not display anything). So now I want to control the device from my PC. The USB connection mode is set to PTP ...
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Set proxy settings in Android for a Shared USB Connection

I'm trying to share my Ethernet connection with my mobile in order to connect my mobile phone to the organization network. I'm connecting and sharing the connection between my computer and my mobile ...
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How does the Linux filesystem on Android get mapped to “Computer\PhoneName\Phone” on Windows 7?

I am trying to figure out, when I use adb shell I see a filesystem with directories such as /storage/emulated/0. When I connect my Android phone to Windows 7 I see something like the following folder: ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 no MTP,PTP connection error

I am having trouble with my device when connecting it through usb. My device registers through odin in download mode but that's it. When i connect it to my pc my phone just notifies me that its ...
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Browse file system from PC in marshmallow [duplicate]

I have a LG Nexus 5 with android marshmallow OS. I used to be able to connect my phone to a PC running Windows 10 with USB cable and browse the files from the PC's file explorer. Ever since I upgraded ...
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Huawei P7 can't connect to PC

I have installed Hi Suite to my PC but my phone does not connect when I plug in the USB cable. I took my phone to tech support and when they connected on their side there were no issues. The PC ...
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No USB connection mode available; PC shows the error: “USB device not recognized”

My Huawei Honor 7 is unable to be detected by my computer. Whenever I plug it in, my computer shows the error USB device not recognized. My phone automatically starts charging but there are no ...
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Marshmallow USB connection type

I just flashed the Android 6 Image to my Nexus 7 (2013) LTE a few minutes ago. It was a clean flash, so I copied my files over to my PC. When I plugged it in after it booted, Windows detects it, ...
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Android 5.0.2: Windows 10 does not recognize it in USB storage mode

I bought Prestigio MultiPhone 3504 Muze with Android 5.0.2. When I connect it to my PC with Windows 10 installed, I can't find the device in explorer. How to connect my phone to PC?
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Nexus 6 Not Showing up in “My Computer” or ADB with Debug Mode Enabled

I use my Nexus 6 for the purposes of developing Android apps, and I have been using my laptop along with my phone to write and test the apps. In the past, I have never had any issues with connecting ...
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Problem with connecting Honor 7 to Windows 10 PC?

I have installed HiSuite on Windows 10. I have enabled Developper debugging, and in the setting of de developers, enabled USB-troubleshooting detection. I can see that there is a connection between ...
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Galaxy s4 charges but cannot be detected as usb device

When i connect the phone neither phone alerts it is connected nor pc recognizes as usb device. On linux when i try lsblk command i cannot see the phone either . This is not a linux specific problem ...
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Turning my mobile into wifi hotspot using computer connection?

I know that my mobile can turn into a hotspot using a configuration option. I know that my PC can use my mobile internet through the usb cable. But is the other way possible ? Can my mobile use my PC ...
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Usb connection malfunction

I had samsung galaxy tab 10.1 gt-p7510 wifi only version. couple of weeks back, my tab couldn't connect to my pc or any other PC I've tried on. It says the Usb connection malfunctioned and is not ...
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USB memory stick undetected by Samsung Galaxy G5 Mini

According to this video on YouTube, I should be able to connect a USB memory stick directly to my Samsung G5 Mini, and the phone should automatically detect it. But if I try this with a USB 2 memory ...
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How to use PC internet in to android phone using usb cable [duplicate]

I want to use my PC broad band Internet in my android device using USB cable because my pc has not any Fifi or blue-tooth so I want to connect with standard USB cable and Used my pc Internet. if any ...
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best way to change files in system partition from a PC (no root)

What is the best way to access the via USB the system partition of a Android device (not rooted)... Through Windows, directly or via ADB Or through Linux, via ADB, direct with console or with shell ...
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How to know if phone has been connected via USB? (connection log on the phone?)

I'm trying to find out if someone has connected the Android phone (Samsung Note 4) to the PC via USB. Is there a log somewhere on the device showing the timestamp of connection? Preferably without ...
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Android Studio doesn't detect my LG G Stylo

Thanks to help from this group, I was able to turn on USB debugging on my LG G Stylo phone. Now When I plug it in, Windows 8 detects it. Thing pops up asking me to choose what happens when the phone ...
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Odin3 fails to root Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 SM-P900

Recently i has bought Samsung Galaxy Note Pro SM-P900 tabled with Android 4.4.2 on board. Tablet shows build number as KOTH49.P900XXUANI1, and i could'not root it with Odin3 i've found in Internet ...
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How do I enable MTP on S4 with Lollipop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. I don't know the last time I tried accessing the phone with my computer but it worked using MTP. Now I struggle enabling MTP. The phone prompt ...
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Cannot see phone under 'My Computer'

My Galaxy S3 (running CM11) isn't showing at all under My Computer. The phone is set to MTP. Under my computer the GT-i9300 shows up under 'Unspecified'. When I go into the device properties it shows ...
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PC not detecting Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399

I just bought a used Samsung Galaxy Light SGH-T399N. When i connect it to PC, it is not detecting my cell phone, even after installing the Samsung mobile devices driver the window shows usb icon in ...
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Share Android cell phone network connection over USB OTG to Wifi Android tablet

How do I share my cell phone's network connection with a Wifi tablet? Specifically I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S6 and a Nexus 7. I bought a USB OTG cable. Which end do I plug the USB into, and which ...
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Connect phone to PC

Am using samsung galaxy s GT - I9003. I have a broken display so that my touch wont work. I have to take backup of Internal storage. I tried to connect via USB. But i need to press Connect to PC ...
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android tv usb -pc

I have an android tv device with hd out (i have no hd tv) and want to use it for a wireless webcam (usb webcam into android). My question is how to connect with usb to pc to see/control for setup? ...
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change connection mode on Galaxy S4 when screen is broken

Screen is broken, phone is locked. Connection mode was set to charge, so neither Kies nor SmartSwitch will detect the device in order to download data. Can the connection mode be changed from the PC?
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When I connect via USB (Android to PC), it automatically starts charging. How do I transfer files?

According to what I've read, a 'File Transfer' window should open. Mine just says, 'slow charging'.
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USB connection without unlocking screen

i am connecting my phone with USB (using MSC) to my car for listening to the music on the phone's microSD card. It only works, when the screen was unlocked before connecting the phone. Also, when ...
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External card is not showing after turn on USB

Hello all I have a Intex aquat2 model android phone. Now I am showing a problem with it that is when I connect it by USB there external card is not showing. Plz give me solution for it.
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Cannot enable USB mass storage (UMS) after changing internal SD card to emulated

After I changed internal SD card to emulated (previous was on it's own partition) I cannot enable USB mass storage of internal card. I got inspired by section "Emulated primary only (like Nexus 4)" in ...
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I can't see my device in Android adb list

I have LG G3 with android 5.0 lollipop and I want to connect it to my laptop with windows 8.1 OS (For using unity remote). When I connect my phone I can access to storage but I can't see my device in ...