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After connecting via USB and receive the message "connecting as installer" on your phone's screen, make sure you're phone isn't on the lock-screen and swipe down from the top (or at least on my Verizon device) you can access "USB PC connection" settings under the "ongoing" tab. Check one of two options, MTP or PTP. This would be the same pull-down where you ...
Generally, what you need to achieve this is to connect to the serial console of the system. Like on a desktop system, this gives you all the kernel and init messages as the device boots, and access to a shell once the device has booted. How to connect to the serial console varies between devices, and you haven't told us which device you have. Usually, you ...
What is a LogCat? A "LogCat" is for debugging applications / Android system. When applications / Android crash the output the "explanation" for the crash, the Exception Stacktrace, to a Log. This log can be saved and help developers to fix the crash. What is it supposed to do? It will help to solve your questions, if your asked for a LogCat it is always ...
If the device in question is rooted, you can write to the system settings directly from a shell command in adb shell. The name of the setting to write depends on which Android version you have. If your device isn't rooted, you can't change the USB debugging setting from adb or any non-system app.
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