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My moto g3 had similar problem. After connecting the USB cable the device would appear within windows explorer but no file structure would appear. This is because the phone was in USB charge only mode. I double tap the very top status bar and a USB notification appears as shown below. After selecting the USB for file transfer notification the following ...


I can recommend what worked for me and thousand others. Install PDANET on your PC. Then follow the procedure below. The procedure above will install PDANET on your PC and Android device which is a Tether application. If you need it, you can keep it, otherwise just uninstall from PC and phone. Your Device will connect to the PC hardware just fine....


As you said, it's possible only if your device is rooted.. Google no longer supports USB Mass Storage Mode due to several reasons, since JellyBean. However, there are softwares for PC that virtually shows & provides access to the device (connected in MTP mode) as a Removable Storage USB Drive, like for example, MTPdrive (as @beeshyams commented); no ...


I had a very similar problem some time ago with my S3. The phone would connect and try to install drivers, but at the end the phone still wouldn't show up no matter how I tried to connect it. If I recall correctly, I had to use the drivers that were shown on this XDA thread. Hope it helps.


I believe I had the same problem on my Huawei P8. My Windows 10 PC would not recognise the phone, although it would charge it. The problem was not with the cable or PC - the same cable and PC would work later on, with the only changes made, made to the phone. I didn't have the same qualms about rooting or 'strange installations', so I rooted using ...


there is a solution from your keyboard *#*#2846579#*#* - kind of hidden menu, then background setting, usb port settings, hi suite mode, cheers

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