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

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Enabling USB debugging from open file system access using custom recovery

Of course this should be possible, but finding the correct files to modify is the real question. Assuming we can boot into a custom recovery and have full access to the file system, has anyone ...
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Android USB debugging issue

This question is not directly related to any programming issues, but it is still relevant. Here I have a phone in which the Android boot option is corrupted. When I turn on the phone it is just ...
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Windows 10 ADB driver to debug HTC phone via USB?

I'm trying to test an application on an old HTC Incredible S smartphone (running Android 4.0.4). I've enabled USB debugging on the phone and connected the USB cable, but .\adb devices doesn't detect ...
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USB debugging option greyed out in Samsung Galaxy J5 runing Android 5.1.1

As per the rule with a new Android, I have tapped build number 7 times for enabling Developer option. However, USB debugging is shown as greyed out and I cannot start it. Samsung Galaxy J5 comes with ...
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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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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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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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dtb not found error

am trying to boot philz_touch_6.55.0_dior.img in my xiaomi redmi note 4G through the andRoid debug bridge to my phone but when I write the command " fastboot boot philz_touch_6.55.0_dior.img " I get " ...
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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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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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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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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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adb backup command on non-rooted device creates an empty backup file?

I recently tried to backup my Motorola Moto G2 XT1068 phone running Lollipop 5.0.1 and after connecting it over USB with usb-debugging ON and I ran the adb backup command to backup my device ...
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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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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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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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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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How to enable USB Debugging in Android if forgotten pattern for screen-unlock?

I want to use some third party software to clear my device's screen unlock pattern which I forgot. They require USB debugging enabled but I don't have it enabled in my Android. How do I turn on USB ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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Remote debugging using USB debugging is not woking

I'm trying to remotely debug Chrome on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4, but I can't seem to get it working. Note - to eliminate a device problem I have also tried to use an HTC One M8, but that also would ...
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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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Unable to install drivers of Nokia X on Windows 8.1

I have connected my Nokia X device with my PC which is running Windows 8.1. But in Device Manager it is showing as shown in below image: When I Right click on it and select Update Driver Software ...
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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 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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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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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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Unable to connect my phone based on Android from PC (Chrome) for remote debugging websites

I would like connect to my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini) to run Google Developer Tools embedded into Google Chrome on my PC for remote debugging javascript on a webpage opened on my phone. I ...
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I forgot the lock screen PIN on my Moto G second gen XT-1068

I forgot the PIN number of the lock screen. I'm unable to do anything to get into my device as both data connection and Wi-Fi are off and USB debugging is disabled. Is there any way to enable them? ...
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How to connect to ADB without USB Debugging enabled?

I downloaded a game on my friend's phone and it crashed. I searched Google and when I turned it on the phone got stuck in a boot loop. I asked someone at my college and he said to come on here and ask ...
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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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Nexus 7 2012 usb debugging not connecting (needed for Nethunter)

Bought a second-hand Nexus 7, the 32 GB 2012 3G model with Android 4.4. I'm trying to install Kali Nethunter on it, but to do so I first need to unlock and root it. I followed the installation steps ...
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Galaxy S3 mini only boots to recovery - how can I fix it? [closed]

I was installing CyanogenMod when something went wrong and now my phone will only boot to recovery mode. I had made a backup but it somehow got deleted, I don't know why that happened. My computer ...
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ADB Shell In Recovery Mode - Error:Closed

I smashed my display pretty good today and am unable to use the digitizer. The upper half of the screen is barely visible and the lower half is black. I have debugging enabled on the phone but I can't ...
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Restore backup from internal storage

My first problem: My Google Play had a persistent "No connection" error. There are a bunch of fixes but none of them worked. So I decided to try the final fix: Restore device. Now I knew this would ...
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PC is not detecting Nexus 5 after revoking USB debugging authorizations

I accidentally revoked USB debugging authorizations for my PC, and now it is not detecting my Nexus 5. It worked fine before this. I have USB debugging already enabled and tried disabling and ...
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Android doesnt show up in ADB

I have a Android 4.4.2 tablet here and I am trying to use ADB with it, So I launch ADB on my PC and it opens and says 'No device found'. I have the USB Debugging enabled in the Developer Settings so ...