an USB connection mode on Android devices which allow a USB connected computer to directly interact with the device.

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Phone doesn't start. USB Debug is off, can't connect pc for recovery

I have a Huawei Ideos X5 phone. It is rooted. When I took the battery out and restarted it the other day, it didn't open: the device starts, shows the "Ice Cream Sandwich" logo – and there it stays ...
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USB Debugging for the Samsung Galaxy Y?

I have connected Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Android Development Tool (ADT Eclipse) It doesn't recognize my device. I'm using window XP (64 bit) operating system. I have also made the USB Debugging ...
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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm trying to connect Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.4) to Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter for purpose of debugging from Xamarin Studio. What I did: Activated Developer Settings Checked USB Debugging ...
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how to enable USB debugging mode on my lenovo a1000g (it is bricked)

yesterday i was flashing a rom on my lenovo A1000G by spflashing tool but while it was in proggress,i accidentally removed the usb cable. And from then onwards, when i press and hold the powerkey to ...
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Can USB host ports be dangerous in uncontrolled environments? Virus etc?

We have an Android device with 2 external USB host ports. Now I wonder what harm can be accomplished by an attacker with malicous intentions, provided that: The user can not access settings or any ...
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How to enter USB debugging mode in Cyanogenmod

I just installed Cyanogenmod 11 on an HTC One, and now I'm completely unable to connect to it via USB from my Linux PC, so I'm unable to transfer any more ROM or applications. How do I enable USB ...
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Can’t enable the developer options of Samsung Galaxy Tab

I have several time tap on “Build Number” for 7 times but it does not show any toast message and also not enable the developer options. Where can we find the USB Driver for the Tab. I have Samsung ...
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USB debugging keeps turning off

I am trying to use ADB commands like I have in the past thousands of times to flash the new updates. But USB debugging immediately disables itself after toggling it on. The really amazing thing is: I ...
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Editing Android phone contacts on the fly from a Windows PC

Is there any way to edit contacts on my Android phone from a Windows PC and without internet connectivity? Perhaps by using USB debugging?
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my phone won't reboot from fastboot mode it keeps coming back to fastboot mode

I wanted to flash recovery.img in my phone but I accidentally flashed boot.img and now my phone is stuck in fastboot mode.
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After upgrade to lollipop, LG D415 grays out “Enable USB Debugging” when phone is connected to PC

I've linked this phone to the same PC many times, but since upgrading to lollipop (5.0.2), my phone is not recognized (in adb devices) when I connect. When I look in "Developer Options", "USB ...
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Can I enable USB debugging using adb?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S3 and the display is broken and USB debugging is set to off too. How can I enable it using ./adb commands? I have done these steps already: ...
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Nexus 7 (2012) no longer connecting via USB Mac OS X

I plugged my original Nexus 7 into my Mac earlier today to build an application onto it for testing. It failed, and then I realized that the tablet did not appear to actually be connected to the ...
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Adb can't see my device - PAP5400

When I connect my Prestigio PAP5400 DUO to my PC, ADB cant find it. I think the driver is wrong but I can't find right one. I have tried installing many drivers. PS: I have debugging mode ...
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My launcher got deleted. I can't turn debugging on neither can I turn on the bluetooth. What to do?

I am using Lenovo A7000. I was facing some problems related to the touch in my phone, so I did a factory reset without backing up the data. But because of this my only launcher also got deleted. I ...
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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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Umi zero privacy protection password issue

After switching the sim card on my Umi zero phone, it started asking for a privacy protection password. I attempted to circumvent this issue by using the method described in ...
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How to completely uninstall an app on Android Lollipop?

I am having a problem with uninstalling apps on Android 5.0 (nexus 5). I am developing an android app so I debug/run the app directly on my device. For production, I exported the same app with my ...
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How can I enable debugging on LG G Stylo smart phone?

I looked through all the options and did not see any thing for developeer settings. I cannot figure out how to turn on the usb debugging for my LG G stylo phone, I imagin it is something pretty ...
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Moto G not showing up properly in Android Device Monitor after upgrade

I was able to enable USB debugging, download, and run a an app I wrote in Android Studio when it was running KitKat. I have since upgraded to Lollipop. I also changed from 32 to 64 bit Linux Mint ...
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Disable “Allow USB debugging?” message

I have a tablet with a cracked screen, but I can use it with usb mouse connected via OTG. One problem is that I cannot connect it in debug mode because whenever I connect my tablet to PC, the message ...
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USB Debugging in Brick phone

Is it possible to enable USB Debugging in a bricked phone? my phone is not started so for Fastboot mode it requires usb debugging mode enable. but i didn't enable it. Is it possible?
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How can I get into my device using command prompt?

My OnePlus One is partially bricked. When it turns on, it does not pass the "1+ powered by android" screen. I do not know what caused this, but there is a more detailed explanation of my issue here. I ...
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“adb devices” successfully shows device, but “adb connect usb” inevitably fails, any suggestions?

I have an ASUS ThinkPad, Android 4.4.2, Kernel 3.10.20. I've checked Settings->Developer Options->USB debugging. I've disabled Wi-Fi and BT (because I've seen some devices have some conflict there). ...
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Debugging wifi issues on an Android tablet to detect reason of wifi network drop

I have an Android tablet that is "randomly" disconnecting from it's AP and then immediately reconnecting. We have tried analyzing the spectrum but gone nowhere. I'm looking for tools to debug this ...
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How to install Android ADB drivers on Windows? (Any Android Phone)

How can I install the Android ADB drivers on a Windows 8.x PC/Laptop? I followed tutorials on the internet but nothing worked for me. PS: The adb driver should be compatible with any Android ...
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Broken screen while debug mode was disabled. How can I re-enable adb?

The screen of my phone is physically broken, so it doesn't display anything, but the touch aspect does seem to be working, as I can unlock my phone, and get haptic feedback. Before I go to get it ...
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Driver issues when using Samsung Galaxy SIII via USB for development

The phone is connected via USB to Windows 7 64-bit. The USB debugging option enabled. When I connect the phone to the computer, I'm notified that some drivers failed to install. Do I need these for ...
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My Samsumg s2 locked. How can I enble the USB debugging?

My phone is locked (I forgot the PIN number). I want to back up my files. So I need to enable the USB debugging.
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Malware installed with remote debugging

Is it possible for someone to install apks without you noticing, using remote debugging? (E.g. over TCP/IP, or on the same WiFi network). I found articles referring to this after a quick Google, but ...
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Tablet [Element 7v3] - cannot be resetted (Technical problem)

I trying to reset Element 7v3. It cannot enter recovery mode when is turned off. It has only 3 buttons at all [Volume Up, Volume Down, Power Button](no touch buttons like home). I tried: Holding - ...
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USB Debugging is not showing in ADB devices

I Enabled USB Debugging on CyanogenMod 11 for LG Optimus L7. The Device is showing in Device Manager. But, it is not showing in ADB devices list. And there is no notifications for USB debugging.
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USB debugging enabled on phone, but can't debug apps

I am using a custom ROM on my device (MIUI), and I have enabled USB debugging in Settings, but still, when I connect my phone to my laptop and try to debug apps, it is not showing my device. This is ...
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How to access your phone when you forgot your privacy protection password?

I set a Privacy Protection Password for my Andriod device when I first got it. This means that if my phone ever got stolen and someone changed my simcard to another one, they'd have to enter a ...
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Using adb to backup data on an unbootable & non-rooted phone that does not have USB Debugging turned on

I have a phone (Moto G) that won't boot & I had not turned the USB Debugging on when it used to boot correctly. The motivation is to use adb to get a full dump of the data on the phone before I ...
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How to setup wifi from adb shell?

I'm using adb over USB to shell into a rooted CyanogenMod-modded device. I wanted to debug my wifi connection through the command line, connecting to an open (unprotected) wifi network. Is it possible ...
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How to prevent Galaxy S4 from connecting as “Connected as Installer” instead of “Connected as Media Device”?

I have my Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy S4's developer options enabled with USB debugging turned on. Whenever I connect it to my machine, it displays "Connected as Installer" in the notification ...
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Error setting up Android USB debugging on Ubuntu 14.10

I have an Android phone from LG, and I want to use it for USB debugging. I followed the following steps: Enabled usb debugging in developers option on phone. After connecting to PC, phone shows as ...
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USB device recognized briefly in Android Studio but then quickly disappears

Hello fellow Android devs, Up until very recently I did all Android development on a Windows 7 machine. I decided to purchase an iMac (OS X Yosemite) so as to have the benefit of being able to ...
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USB Debugging grayed out

I'm on an unrooted Verizon Galaxy Note 4 running Android 4.4.4. I have not accepted the Lollipop preparation updates, because Android 5.0 on Snapdragon processors is known to have poor performance ...
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How to get text messages off phone with broken screen [duplicate]

I would like to access and transfer text messages from an Xperia E to a new phone. I've found several applications that appear to let me do so, but all of them require USB Debugging to be on. Since ...
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How can I enable USB debugging on my Sony Xperia M with a broken screen? [duplicate]

I need to flash my phone because, I tried to install some framework after I rooted my phone but I didn't turn on USB debugging when the screen broke. The screen isn't cracked as such, it is just ...
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USB drivers for using ADB with Samsung Galaxy S on CyanogenMod 7.1?

I recently installed CyanogenMod 7.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and I have some problems now to get ADB on my Windows 7 64-bit computer to recognize the device. Currently, adb devices returns no ...
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Cannot access hidden files on Nexus 5 after root

I'm making some apps for android and wanted to change files in the data/data/com.myapp/ folder, so I decided to root my Nexus 5. This did the opposite of what I wanted. I used to be able to VIEW ...
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using usb connection instead of wifi

I own an Allview P5 Quad (Romanian smartphone brand) running Android 4.2.1 and a laptop running Linux Mint. For some time I've been using apps which connect my laptop to my phone, such as Remote ...
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USB Debugging not working on CyanogenMod 12

I have the very latest nightly build of CyanogenMod 12 (March 21st, 2015) installed on a Nexus 4. For about a month I haven't been able to connect my phone to my computer. I have the latest USB/ADB ...
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Help with enabling USB Debugging

My problem is that I need to enable USB Debugging on my Asus me301t. When I go to try and enable it in settings, all developer options are grayed out and I can't enable it using the slider at the top ...
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USB debugging doesn't work - switches off automatically

I have a Xolo Q800 phone with following specs. I'm trying to connect the device to my Macbook Pro with OS X Mavericks, Android Studio / Eclipse and adb working perfectly. XOLO Q800 Android 4.2.1 ...
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How to Logcat everything (Main, Radio) at the very first boot in production builds

Hello Android Enthusiasts; I want to logcat the Very first boot in a chinese MTK production device, the ADB comes disabled with the device. is there any way to enable it before boot. The used ...
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Is it possible to unlock the bootloader without root access?

Is it possible to unlock the bootloader without root access? If so, is there another way to unlock the bootloader without using the command... fastboot oem unlock Now, for the background stuff ...