questions regarding connecting an Android device via USB to e.g. a computer's USB interface

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Samsung GT-s6312 USB issue connecting to USB

My samsung GT-s6312 phone does not connect to PC. Even after connecting USB cable, it gives an error to download software.
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LG G Stylo won't recognize OTG Mobile Phone Connection

I bought a MXtechnic OTG Mobile Phone Connection so I could read SD cards from my trail cams in the field. When I plug it in to my phone by itself or even with my digital cameras SD card or even a ...
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Why my pc usb discharge my smartphone?

When i'm using regular cable to my smartphone connecting to the electric in my house it's charging the smartphone fine. My smartphone is lg g3. But when i'm connecting my smartphone to my pc usb and ...
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How to get files from a Galaxy S6 Edge with Android 5.1 to a computer with Windows 10 by USB

How is it possible to transfer file over USB from an Android phone to a computer? Situation: Windows 10, Galaxy s6 Edge on Android 5.1.1. (I've read articles, followed dozens of tutorials, ...
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Samsung S3 will not get detected by computer

I think my power plug is the problem. How can I make sure? PC's USB is working fine.
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Nexus 5 not connecting to PC

I tried connecting it nexus 5 to my pc via USB. Although it shows as connected in my external devices and also shows up in My Computer, but when I try to open it and don't files to my phone, it just ...
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Enable usb debugging on a non-functioning screen (S3) [duplicate]

My S3's screen got smashed a few months ago- and after replacing the screen twice, I bought the S5; and kept the old phone. For some reason, I just remembered about it and wanted to try and restore ...
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Questions about Samsung Galaxy Tab

I'm going to buy a Galaxy Tab and I'm hoping to find the answers here: Can I plug in a USB flash memory or an external hard-disk to Galaxy Tab via any USB Converter? Does Android 2.2 support VPN ...
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Samsung galaxy A5 USB Otg supported?

I have checked with few USB Otg checkers it said there are Apr are present in mobile. But i could not able to connect Pendrive. Many entry levels phones also have this feature. But this is recently ...
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Cannot Connect to PC. No USB Connection Notification Bar on Device (Samsung Galaxy Tab S)

I updated my Firmware to 4.4.2 using Samsung Kies, and had just notice it recently that I cant connect my tab to PC again. Usually, the there will be a notification bar on the device (like to choose ...
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Programmatic control over USB of Android Camera

Thanks for taking the time to look at this question. I'm trying to build an automated lab imaging solution that integrates with our information system, and am finding webcams too low-res, and SLR ...
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

Since a nice Wacom tablet is a bit pricey, especially for someone like me who doesn't do much graphic editing, I was wondering if it is possible to use a tablet (i.e. my Nexus 7) as a Wacom-esque ...
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PANASONIC USB connection problem

sir! i am using Panasonic phone. when i'm trying to connect my phone to PC using USB cable,i don't get any notification regarding USB connection neither on phone screen nor on PC. i can connect any ...
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Slow charging, random wake-up and dead USB connections

My phone, Asus Zenfone 5 (A501CG), takes too much of time to charge (6-7 hours). Also, the screen wakes up randomly every 5 seconds (approx.). The phone doesn't connect to a PC (it's not recognized) ...
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I can use a USB keyboard and mouse with my phone but no terminal app will use them

I have a Samsung Mega (SPH-L600) and I have it working great with USB Keyboard, Mouse and HDMI monitor by using this: . However, I cannot find an SSH client that will use the keyboard exclusively. ...
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USB device exceeds power limits

OK, the android studio really drive me crazy. At first, AVD cannot launch and I have post my issue here to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33417842/avd-not-running and failed to create new ...
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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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Mirroring PC screen to android via USB

There seems to be slight variations of this question that have been asked to no avail, but is there a way to mirror my pc desktop to my android device STRICTLY using a USB cable? I've seen may ...
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Unable to enter fastboot on Rikomagic V5

I am trying to use fastboot over USB from my Mac on a factory unlocked Rikomagic V5 stick PC. This device has no power or volume buttons, but it does have a little inset pushbutton that can be used ...
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Why isn't my Moto G showing up on my lapto

Moto G not showing up on PC. But gets charged all right. Tried changing the cable and plugging on another PC. Out of luck. Turned on USB debugging. Still isn't working. Any ideas?
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Phone isn't detected via USB but still charges

My Galaxy GT-S5360 is not being detected via USB when I connect it to my PC. It still charges however. It used to work and there was a prompt to connect it to the computer but now it just charges ...
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What's the difference between “sd card” and “usb storage”?

Under Settings -> Storage, I see entries for both "SD card" and "USB storage". What's the difference? What should I be using each of those for? In addition, how can I control what data goes where? ...
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Android USB reverse tethering: How to fool the apps

USB reverse tethering = Cellphone gets network connection from PC via USB. I know how to do USB reverse tethering except for one problem: Many Android apps will check network connection using the ...
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unable to connect samsung galaxy s3 via usb cable

I have a Samsung Galaxy s3 and I wish to transfer some audio files from it to my PC, running Windows 8. When I connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable, the phone beeps and begins ...
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Usb Speaker with External Power supply? S ll

I'm using a 2x3W yenkee usb speaker with my phone through an usb otg cable and it's working fine, but when I turn the volume up the speaker turns off.I assume it's because of the high power ...
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How to enable usb debugging with a lock screen on

I forgot my pin for android MID tablet and the usb debugging was not enabled, how can i enable it otherwise? I need to reset the pin with adb because that's the only method i have not tried. Please ...
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Why doesn't my Samsung Galaxy S communicate via USB?

I discovered today that I cannot connect my PC with Samsung GT-I9000 any more: when I plug in the microUSB cable, nothing happens other than that the phone starts to charge. Earlier I got to see ...
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Test app from Android Studio on device without USB

I've started developing apps for Android with Android Studio. I've been using the emulator to test my app. Althrough it works fine, I want to test the app on my physical Android phone. The problem is, ...
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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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Nexus 7 in Fastboot (recovery) not activating USB connection

I realise this is asked countless times but I genuinely believe my question is unique, please bare with me as I explain. My Nexus7 (2013) is not working in fastboot mode, I connect my Nexus 7 and run ...
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My Phone will not recognize USB connected

There is no USB options when I connect to pc. I have tried a Galaxy Avant phone with the same cable and works, so it is not the computer or the cable. I have turned off and on USB debugging. I have ...
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Any success with external microphones for Android phones or tablets?

What's the best way to record a video with high quality audio? Specifically, this is for a presentation where a microphone could be placed by the speaker. I know that an app that records with the ...
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Not all files are visible over MTP

I have LG L5 (e610 model) device with Cyanogenmod 10. When I connect the phone to a computer with Linux (I have mtpfs installed), I can see both internal storage and the SD card. However when I ...
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Is it possible to do a complete image backup of an Android device via USB connected to a Windows PC without the Android device being rooted?

I recently purchased a Nexus 7 tablet from Google and I also have a Samsung Skyrocket from AT&T. Neither of the devices is rooted. I'm not too enthusiastic yet about rooting either of them, ...
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“MTP USB Device” driver error (screenshot) when connecting my Galaxy S to my PC in Kies mode — How can I resolve this problem?

I always got this error when trying to connect my Galaxy S to my PC in Kies mode. I can connect it as "Mass storage" with no problem. But I need to connect with Kies mode to get 2.2 (froyo), but I ...
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Enable USB OTG for a Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 SM-T230NU

I want to be able to use a OTG cable on my Galaxy Tab 4 7.0. This tablet is not enabled for this feature. I am told it is missed the S3C Host file/apk, to do this. I can't seem to be able to get this ...
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Mount USB flashdrive on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo

I have a USB flash drive that has two connections, one USB and one micro USB. I have attached it to may phone but it won't mount. I have tried rooting and using other file browsers but nothing seems ...
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Can I use usb OTG for serial connection between nexus 7 and Arduino?

I got myself an OTG cable for Nexus 7, which works just fine. Now, I am wondering if I can connect the Nexus 7 with my Arduino for serial communication between the two.
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usb connecting issue

I am using honor holly Mobile. My phone not connecting with pc through usb cable. Kindly tell me about the procedure to connect the phone note:usb debuging option enabled through developer option ...
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Can i make a shortcut on my homescreen to “unmount USB storage”?

I frequently connect a USB drive to my Sony Xperia M to listen to music. The only trouble is that i have to go through several steps to un-mount the USB when im done. I have to go to ...
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How do I get my Samsung Note 3 to be recognized by my PC?

When I plug my phone into my PC (which is running Windows 7 OS) only charging takes place. When I view my phone in Device Manager, it says that Samsung Android files are not installed. But I installed ...
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I can't configure my tablet's usb to ethernet ip setting manually

I have lenovo A3300-GV tablet which have usb ethernet support. I use micro usb to ethernet adapter and it work fine with my router. where my internet provided by local cable operator ISP Siti ...
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Connecting With pc via USB

I use Symphony w71.Though it would connect with PC but after root I find no option to connect with PC.It charge but not connect with computer.My phone debug option is on also enabling Root ...
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How to stream audio from PC to android device through USB?

How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth Is there a way to stream all audio from PC to Android via USB? Can I stream video from PC to an android device over USB? I have found ...
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Connect 2 USB storage devices via USB hub but only see 1

In Android 5 (Lollipop) When I connect 2 storage device via a USB hub... (in this case a external HDD and a USB3 128Gb key) It only appears one of them in the explorer (ES Explorer, etc.) It seems ...
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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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Connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone? And use it for videos?

Is it possible to connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone, with an USB OTG cable? ... and then use this USB soundcards's stereo input as audio when making a video with the phone?
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Can I set the “USB Computer Connection” settings to reset every time I reconnect?

I'm using CM 12.1 on a Moto E 2015, and want the USB connection settings to remain at "charge only" at all times unless I want to specifically access the onboard memory on a computer. However, if I ...
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Copying DCIM/Camera images causes hang/reboot

In 5.1.1 lollipop, I'm trying to transfer to a Windows 7 PC via USB some 19GB of images/videos using either Windows copy or Picasa Import. Whether or not I use MTP (Media device) or PTP (Camera) on ...