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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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 do I force USB debugging?

I am trying to figure out why my apps don't work on tablets manufactured by the company Ainol. USB debugging is already turned on, and I took a look at all of the settings that I could find on it, ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem rooting Xperia E Dual

I am following the below post to root my Xperia E Dual. How To Root Xperia E! Latest Update! (Locked Bootloader)*LINKS UPDATED* NOOB GUIDE! In step 4 to install Framaroot APK we need to ...
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Why is my Huawei IDEOS X3 (U8510) not appearing in the Device Manager list?

I have just written my first Hello World app for Android using the Eclipse plug-in. As I understand it, I can run the app from within Eclipse so that it will be automatically downloaded to the phone. ...
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HTC One detected as CD Drive

I am experiencing a similar problem as described there: Whenever I connect my HTC One to my Windows 8.1, it is recognized as a CD Drive. So I tried the solution proposed by Macha's answer, but I ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How can I permanently disable USB debugging mode?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and I've encountered a strange issue. When I was connecting my mobile to the PC I unchecked the box for "USB debugging mode" and did my work without issue. However, after ...
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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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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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ADB not working, but Fastboot is

I recently bought a used Nexus 5. It came with the L preview on it, and I decided to flash CM 11 instead. My last phone was a Nexus S, and I've flashed various ROMs to that thing in the past. Using ...
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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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Stuck in USB-debugging mode

I turned on usb-debugging on my HTC One X just to see if I could identify it when using Android SDK. Now the usb-debugging mode always shows up when I connect the phone to my Windows and Linux ...
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Force debug in safe mode via USB?

I did something so stupid I'm almost kind of proud of it. I rooted my LG Optimus T (Froyo) using Gingerbreak, cleaned out a bunch of stuff, and accidentally deleted the home screen launcher. No big, ...
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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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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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Huawei G6 no longer enable USB debugging

My Huawei G6 can no longer detected by my computer. My phone charges but doesn't show any USB debugging in the notification bar. I tried many USB cables but it just charges. Any options how to debug ...
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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 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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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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How to backup broken screen phone when USB debugging IS NOT enabled?

I dropped my Samsung S3. Now I cannot see anything, just a white screen with purple, black, and green lines. Before it blanked out, it wasn't recognizing my finger touch. Any idea on how or what to ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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Phone screen busted, need the text messages!

I'm sure this question has been asked a few times but I'm not finding anything that's useful Basically, my mother dropped her phone and the screen is broken. The phone still seems to be turning on as ...
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How can I control my Azpen Android Tablet with a broken screen without root or usb debugging?

I've had this Azpen A700 tablet for a while, but at some point it got the touchscreen broken. I can still see an image but the touchscreen is completely unresponsive. I'd like to still get some use ...
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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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USB Debugging disabled, screen doesnt work. How can I backup my phone? Galaxy s4 [duplicate]

I broke my Galaxy s4's screen and it doesnt work, or show anything. Its just blank. Now my PC doesn't recognize my phone when I connect it, so I can't access the files from my PC to backup my ...
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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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Update and then root Infocus M512. Device Found but is offline. Can't enter Fastboot

I am having a really frustrating time updating the firmware on an Infocus M512 as a prelude to then rooting it. I am using the (flawed but usable) how to at this site, ...
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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 ...