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

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Charging my device from power bank with two-way USB-C cable?

So I have Nexus 6p with USB-C port and a Xiaomi Pro 10000 power bank. Charging my device with bundled USB A -> microUSB -> USB-C Cable works. But when I connect them with my two-way USB-C cable ...
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Keyboard Emulator to PC with clipboard support [migrated]

Does anyone know of an Android app that would allow one to send direct keyboard keystrokes to a computer (that has clipboard support)? The reason for being so specific is to have the ability to paste ...
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Charging speeds between USB C/USB C and USB A/USB C

I just bought the Anker power core 20100+ and it came with 2 cables.One Usb C to Usb C cable, and One Usb C to USB A. I am just wondering which one would give me better charge speeds for my Nexus 5x ...
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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 attach a USB mic to any Android phone?

Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone? Which one? I am asking since I need to be able to shoot video with sound clear of noise. Hence, I need the phone to shoot good video quality as well(...
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Galaxy s5 mini sm-g800h not detecting usb audio

I bought a pair of earphones that use a usb to connect. My s5 mini is running android lollipop 5.1.1(the version is from Russia since it hasn't come out in my country) and I thought they would work ...
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Using Andriod Tablet as an Extended Windows 7 Display via USB. (TeamViewer? Alternatives?)

I'm considering my first Android device purchase (Galaxy Tab A, 7-inch) and I have a major concern. I cannot find my specific issue discussed elsewhere, hence my question. Rather than duplicate the ...
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How do I enable USB Tethering?

Data about my phone: Provider: Boost Mobile Brand: ZTE Model number: N9130 Baseband Version: N9130B01 Android Version: 4.4.4 Kernel Version: 3.10.28-g9a1fea7 : zte-kernel@Zdroid-SMT So today I went ...
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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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Mount Android device directly in Mac OS X Finder

I have a Nexus 5 and I have to use Android File Transfert to copy/check my files. It's working but it's not enough for me. For example, if I want to see my picture, there is only a list view, no ...
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Recover data of an android phone

Hi there my phone is'nt turning on and i dont have backup for the data inside (mostly pictures). How can i transfer the information to the computer (the phone doesn't turn on which mean i can't get ...
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How to backup Samsung 6 edge data with broken USB port

My USB port on my mobile is dodgy, intermittent charging slowly reducing to no charging! I took it in to shop and they're happy to send it away to be fixed, however I need to back it up, and i've ...
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I can't use my Galaxy S3 storage on my laptop

When I plug the USB on my galaxy s3 sprint it charges normally but no notifications appear about using the mass storage.. so how can I fix that and transfer the data from PC to my phone. NOTE: I cant ...
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How to enable USB debugging while screen is unresponsive and black?

how can I enable usb debugging on my phone while the screen is black and doesn't respond to touch. I just want to use vysor (an app that projects my screen) so that I can continue using it in the ...
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Mount USB OTG to specific destination folder

I've got a Moto G with 4.4.2 and, as stock OTG functionality is broken in the latest android version, I need a way to mount my mini USB card reader (meenova) to /sdcard folder. From what I've found ...
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Samsung Galaxy S i897 not detected by PC

I have read every forum and every "help" site on Samsung's website and all over the internet. Nothing has worked. I bought an unlocked Galaxy S i897 on ebay, originally an AT&T phone but I'm using ...
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file transfer after encryption

I am a new Android user and I am considering encrypting my device for more security. My notebook runs Linux Mint and I have been transferring files to my Android (version 4.4) using the USB cable via ...
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Android device with USB HUB and Charge

I have a Chinese android tablet with MTK8392. It has only 1 micro USB port. The OTG function is working well, I can use a special USB keyboard with OTG. Is there ANY way to use this USB keyboard AND ...
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Enabling Android as USB host on Galaxy Nexus or Nexus 10

I'm trying to develop applications that talk to USB devices, but nothing works. I installed a USB Host Diagnostics app, and it tells me that there's no OS support for device detection on the Galaxy ...
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Samsung S5 doesn't show USB icon

Whenever I plug a USB cable into my Samsung Galaxy S5 device, it won't show the USB icon, I don't see anything happening on my computer either, all that shows is that it's charging. I tried plugging ...
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Android USB Busy

I recently lost the option to enable USB MIDI functionality on my HTC A9 (hiaeul). It's running a recent CM13 Nightly (Android 6.0.1). Charging, MTP and PTP are all working fine. I can activate MIDI ...
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Can I use USB gamepad without any setup?

I connected USB gamepad to my tablet. I noticed that software like Tincore KeyMapper requires root access to connect to this gamepad. This type of software recognizes all buttons, but asks me to map ...
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Why is charging from computer using USB slower than using an outlet?

And what is roughly the ratio of the charging speed in USB vs charger? My phone is Samsung Galaxy S, if that matters.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 “Prevention Information” USB OTG

I am trying to connect things to my S4 with a USB OTG cable. Standard devices such as mass storage, keyboard and mouse all work fine. My problem seems to be with vendor class devices. I connected an ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 file transfer, USB not recognised. No USB options in Settings menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 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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No USB connection mode available; PC shows the error: “USB device not recognized”

My Huawei Honor 7 is unable to be detected by my computer. Whenever I plug it in, my computer shows the error USB device not recognized. My phone automatically starts charging but there are no ...
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Android File Transfer not working?

I have a mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on itunes in my mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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Can I recharge my Android smartphone at any USB port?

My girlfirend has just installed a new CD Player on her car that comes with a USB port to connect external devices(Flash card, external hard drive, etc). My question is based due the fact that I told ...
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Phone recognizes/detects USB cable, but doesn't charge

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 and the USB port stopped working. It wouldn't detect any cable anymore. I then got a spare USB board part from eBay and replaced the original with it, now it does ...
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I can't connect my Samsung Galaxy SL GT-I9003 via USB

I can't connect my Samsung Galaxy SL GT-I9003 via USB. When I try to connect via usb mode the phone doesn't respond, it only charges. I tried restarting and restoring my device, but it still won't ...
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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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What is the fastest way to transfer huge files beween two android powered devices?

What is the fastest way to transfer huge files (e.g. 500MB) between two android powered devices? Bluetooth? WiFi direct? Beam? or maybe USB on-the-go?
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How to persist USB “Connect to PC”?

I have to go to settings to check "Connect to PC" every time after rebooting a Lollipop. Is there a way to save this setting so it will persist after rebooting?
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Automatically setup network config ifcfg-eth0?

After I connect a USB network adapter to the phone I can configure it using ifconfig: ifconfig eth0 up 192.168.1.2 Problem is that eth0 is not aviable until the USB device is connected. How can ...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

I cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7, 32-bit PC via USB. After doing some research normal solutions people found were Enabling MTP in connection settings. Disabling USB debugging in Dev. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 USB Cable Problems ; Charging Problems

Galaxy Tab is an old tablet.Yesterday,I can "resurrect" it from the dead,and I buy a fake USB cable to charge and exchange data. Since I have a worser phone than the Galaxy Tab,I really want to play ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 won't start up again!

As you may know, you have to backup the TA-partition before you put a custom ROM on the Sony Xperia Z1. I've backupped the partition with this .bat file: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread....
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ADB constantly disconnects, shows device offline

I'm not 100% sure if this should go here or the main Stack Overflow, but I decided to go with this area in hope I might catch someone with more specific experience with a similar problem. I have a ...
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If bluetooth is failing , how can I stream from my Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phone to new Mazda3 audio?

I have xiaomi redmi note 2 prime smartphone . It runs MIUI 7 android operating system. I am also leasing a new Mazda 3 I Grand Touring. The problem is that Bluetooth connection does not stay stable ...
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Android tablet recognized as USB storage but not in Eclipse DDMS perspective

I'm creating an Android application for a Tablet PC (model: Q8H, probably this one), and now I'm trying to push an application to the device through the USB connection, with debug mode enabled, using ...
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Cannot access all my folders from my SDCard via USB

I plug in the USB cable to my computer. I click on Open Device to view files, I get to the root of my SDCard. The problem is that there is a directory missing. I can see it with my file manager on ...
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Android ADB drivers installation error

I am trying to install the usb adb drivers. I turned the debugging mode on in the settings of my phone, connected to the PC. I click update drivers and manually selected the folder where the drivers ...
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Can see any files on my moto x play

I've had a moto x play for a while now but whenever i connect it to my computer and try to open it it always show it as empty when i have plenty of photos on it. can anyone help me with this problem ...
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Android Marshmallow usb problem moto g2

My moto g2 is not being detected via USB when I connect it to my PC. It still charges however. Its not getting recognized since i have done marshmallow update. i have even enabled MTP in developer ...
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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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Fix a soft-bricked Nexus 4 without usb?

My Nexus 4 is soft-bricked, when I turn it on normally it just stays stuck on the "Google" logo. The device has TWRP recovery v2.8.0 installed, which can be accessed. The device's USB does not work, I ...
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Slow USB charging

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5 and usually charge through USB port of Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. I know that USB charging is slower than wall charging. But USB charging becomes much slower than usual ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a USB speaker?

I have a Lenovo S850 (non-rooted so far, although I've read some guides and may try it when I find the time). Is there a way to use it as a USB speaker for my PC at work, which doesn't have any ...
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Is there a way to stream all audio from PC to Android via USB?

My headphones socket on my laptop is busted, and I'm wondering if I can stream all the audio (every sound the PC makes) from my laptop to my Android, so I can use the headphones connected to the phone....
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Charging over USB can be harmful?

Considering that charging over USB can take around 5 hours (to only 1-2 hours it would take from the wall mounted plug), can it be harmful for the smartphone battery if it's always charged from USB?