USB debugging is a connection mode on Android devices which allow a USB connected computer to transfer data between the computer and the device, including easily reading log data from the device, and using debugging commands when testing software on the device.

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Nexus 7 debug mode connected/disconnected and vice versa

During development on an app, i plug in the nexus 7 in my ubuntu and mac. The USB Debugging icon on the notifications always connected/disconnected and vice versa. How do i keep this from happening ...
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Is it possible to enable usb debug without touch screen? [duplicate]

I have a samsung i9100 phone. The screen is broken. Usb debug mode is not enabled. So is it possible to enable usb debug in such situation? I don't want to replace the screen now.
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How to install apps by connecting to the desktop

I was just wondering is that possible to install apps on my tablet by connecting it to my dekstop from google play. Thanks for any help
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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 ...
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nexus 4 not allowing me to copy files

I have a nexus 4 and had been trying to copy files with Windows 7 - but when I plug it in, it doesn't show up in my device manager but when i enable USB debugging in the developer options, it shows ...
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Connecting to PC's localhost without wifi via USB

I have a local server (XAMPP) on my PC. I'd like to test a local mobile site on that server. I do not have tethering as an option. At home, I can just use my local IP address and all works fine, but ...
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Memory usage unknown, how to find which process uses it and free it?

Is there a way to find via code or command line to find what is using that much memory in the phone? since it makes it slow and lag a lot when connected to the computer.
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Prestigio Multipad USB debuging

I am having troubles with Prestigio Multipad PMP3370B. I enabled USB debuging in Settings, but when I plug in my device to a computer and start adb devices, it does not recognize it. Does anybody have ...
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Android USB Debugging on Mac OS X 10.9.1

I have installed Mavericks on my computer. Before I had Mavericks, I could plug my Android device into the USB port and it would show up in the Finder and the 'USB Debugging' display would show on the ...
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On Android 4.2.2, how do I use ADT-Eclipse to browse the file system (with debugging enabled)?

I have "Android debugging" enabled on this phone. When I was running Android 4.0.4 and connected to my computer running ADT-Eclipse, I believe there was a tab under DDMS perspective for browsing the ...
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How to root HTC Desire Z without USB debugging?

I have the phone stuck at the white HTC welcome screen, so I can't get to the system in order to enable USB debugging. I need to flash a custom recovery along with a new ROM to hopefully fix this, but ...
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Install USB Driver for (Chrome) Web Developer Tools in Windows 8

As the Chrome v32 allows to connect Android phone in order to emulate a mobile experience, the "remote debugging" (https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/remote-debugging?hl=es) I ...
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USB Debugging Issue: Use 'Dev Tools > Development Settings' Application in Android 2.2.1

I have a smart phone watch that has Android 2.2.1 on it. It doesn't connect to my Mac through its USB port, either on Finder or Eclipse: I did went through the 'Dev Tools > Development Settings' ...
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SGS2 can't connect to PC for USB file transfer or Debugging mode

I am an Android developer and I have been using my SGS2 for a while and I was accessing the debugging mode without any problem, until I broke my phone's screen. I found a repairer who replaced the ...
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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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How to get my Android device to connect in USB Debugging Mode?

I have videocon (vt10 - android v4.1 jelly bean) 10 inch tablet. I want to connect my device to my computer (Windows 7 32-bit) in USB DEBUGGING MODE. I searched a lot and didn't find any USB drivers ...
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Where are the developer options in Android 4.2?

I wanted to access the developer options to enable adb access on Android 4.2 but cannot find it. How can I enable that? Once I've activated the menu, how can I hide it again?
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EDIT: FIXED - USB Connection Not Registering on Phone

Starting about two weeks ago, I've been having some issues with my Android phone ( HTC Vivid running 4.0.3) regarding the usb port For charging, once I plug it in it takes about 20 seconds before it ...
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How do I get my Nexus 5 to show up in the adb devices list?

I'm trying to connect my Nexus 5 to DDMS in Eclipse. When I uncheck Debugger Mode on my Nexus 5, it is detected as MTP. When I check Debugger Mode on my Nexus 5, it is detected as a USB device and ...
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Need screen captures for USB debugging mode in i317, at&t galaxy note2

My phone screen is broken and I cannot see any. I want to the USB debug mode on, but I have no idea where I tap. Is there anyone who can capture the screen leading to USB debug mode on? Thanks in ...
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Android PandaBoard: Linux terminal output for debugging?

My research team is currently considering investing in a PandaBoard for Android b/c we are developing a custom kernel/sys-image and would like Linux terminal output. Does the Pandaboard give me ...
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Is there a dialer code or other method such as Uart to enable usb debug mode on the Samsung GT-i5503?

I broke the screen on my Samsung GT-i5503 and now I am having trouble enabling USB debug mode. I tried to set USB debug by entering *#7284# but setting debug mode through this does not enable usb ...
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LG G2 debugging mode on Android Studio (Windows)

I have up to now done: set the phone in debugging mode (seven taps) enabled debugging mode loaded the missing drivers in windows (from the phone) (Win7) tried different USB modes (MTP and ...
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Enable USB debugging for Android at Android Linux command

OS: Android JB. HW Platform 1: sama5d31-ek (ATMEL ARM) HW Platform 2: TI-Sitara SK Enable USB debugging for android at android Linux command prompt. Usually USB debugging for android is enabled ...
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Revoke USB debugging authorizations

How does one revoke USB debugging authorizations when the option does not appear in the Developer options section of Settings on an Android device? The device in question is not rooted, nor shall it ...
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My Samsung galaxy ace duos s6802 not getting detected in downloading mode.Drivers are fine Kies installed

I have tried My Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected by my PC -- What should I do? But when I dial *#7284# there is no option to change mode from PDA to Modem or Modem to PDA. Is there ...
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How to NOT charge when USB debugging? [duplicate]

I develop "on the road" using a laptop that's not connected to a power source, so when I debug on my android devices, they drain my laptop battery. Unfortunately, the laptop is a MacBook Air so spare ...
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How to enable USB debug on Note 2?

No matter what setting I change, my Samsung Note 2 is always entering "USB media mode" instead of "debug mode". I have the USB debug option set and the Google USB driver from the SDK installed, but ...
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Galaxy 4 Enable USB Debugging Broken Screen [duplicate]

I've searched around but can't seem to find how to enable USB debugging mode on my s4 sch-i545. I have a broken digitizer so I can't do it the easy way and am trying to connect with adb. Thanks in ...
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Sophix TAB 840g USB drivers not recognized?

I just got the Sophix tablet from gamestop, model TAB-840_g from Digix media. The tablet is beautiful, highly sensitive, and runs amazingly well. I plug it into my computer and it mounts as a drive so ...
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Incorrect Insuffficent Memory notifications

I have 421 Mb of storage space available, yet I'm not able to install anything. I've recently been coding an app, is it possible that that previous version isn't uninstalled when I add a new version? ...
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How to enable debug mode on Sony Xperia V with broken touch screen? [duplicate]

My Sony Xperia V touch screen is broken in the right corner. The rest of the screen doesn't respond, but the LCD works fine. I need to make a full backup, but I can't activate debug mode. Also, ...
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Unable to Connect My HTC Desire SV to My laptop: Unknown Device

When I'm connecting my HTC DESIRE SV I'm getting a message USB Device Not Recognized One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognize 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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How is usb debugging mode related to root detection?

I have a game in my GalaxyS2(i9100) that if it detects the phone is rooted, it terminates. My phone is rooted but I still can play this game using OTA RootKeeper to temporary unroot the phone. I ...
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Do I need Android SDK to connect my phone in USB debug mode?

I'm following the steps provided here to root my Samsung Captivate (Galaxy-S). I install the USB drivers in the link provided. Whenever I connect my phone, I get the error There was a problem ...
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Failed to root Galaxy S (Fascinate) after three methods

I have tried three methods for rooting my previous Android device, running 2.3.5 (Gingerbread). It's a Verizon Samsung Galaxy s (Fascinate - SCH-I500). I have all the drivers installed for the device ...
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How to turn HTC Widfire with blank screen into debug mode [duplicate]

My screen on HTC Wildfire has gone blank and so have got my phone upgraded. Whilst the guy in the shop was able to transfer my pictures and video, when he tried to transfer my contact phone numbers he ...
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Installing USB driver for Micromax A50

I have to install USB driver for Micromax A50 . I have google USB driver installed through SDK Manager, but need a USB driver specifically for this device. To install this USB driver I think, I need ...
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How do I mount my phone?

I'm super puzzled because my phone used to just appear when I plugged it in. It doesn't anymore and The development options are definitely set to allow USB debugging. The phone is charging via USB but ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab drivers

Where can I find the Windows 7 drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab? Can't seem to find them on the samsung website. ...
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Eclipse does not see my phone as a running android device

I have an Allview P6 ( running with 4.0.3 ) and I can't seem to be able to make Eclipse recognize it as a running android device. Is it in debugging mode, the application is set debuggable.
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How do I increase the log size of dev/log/main?

How do I increase the size of dev/log/main by a factor of 10? My understanding is the log has a fixed size (16K?) and rolls over when that limit is reached. I'd like to find out what the log size is ...
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What is USB debugging? Can I keep it ON forever?

Sometimes I need to transfer some music from my PC to my Galaxy S2 and must always activate USB debugging. Then I think, can I keep it ON forever? I mean, Keep it ON for ever can give me a problem ...
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Cant see device with lastest adb.exe version but I can see it with an old adb version in Windows

My device is a Wolder Manhattan 7" Android tablet which is a clone copy of BQ Pascal 2. In order to get root and use adb, most guides use the BQ Pascal 2 Windows drivers for Wolder Manhattan: ...
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What is the difference between USB Mass Storage and USB Debug mode?

I am familiar with USB Mass Storage mode . How exactly is USB Debug mode different from it ?
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Where is a good memory checker for Android?

Whenever I try to install/debug an app on my device (Android 2.2.2) I get this error: E/appproc(2974): SETTING DB COPING FAILED, MEMORY DEFECTED.... Is there a command-line utility available (or ...
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Android Experiments drain battery

While I am experimenting with Android I found it annoying that the device even if is plugged in on the PC using a USB is discharging. THe problem is that I am performing some intensive experiments ...
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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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My phone keeps slowing down and burning battery. How can I debug performance and cpu consumption? (DHD 2.2)

I know there are already a lot of threads about suggestions on how to improve performance and, strongly related, save battery life on your android. I also have tried most of the tools to diagnose ...