My phone is plugged into my computer via USB - it is charging, but I do not see any options to change the USB connection mode in the notifications drawer. I have seen and used these options in the past, but it is not showing now for some reason. They looked similar to this - https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/usb2.png.

For context, I had the phone in 'USB Debugging' mode earlier on, but I've since turned it off - adb devices was not listing my phone anyway, although that also has worked in the past.

screenshot of settings and notifications drawer showing lack of USB options, even though the batter is shown as charging

I am running Android 8.1 on a Nexus 5X.

  • Check in Developer Options is in "select USB configuration" if it is set to charging. If so change – beeshyams Sep 1 '18 at 14:34
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    Thanks, I am able to change it there which will suffice for now. The sticky notification to change the USB connection mode has not reappeared in the notifications drawer though. – James Hiew Sep 5 '18 at 20:32
  • Welcome. You can self answer :) – beeshyams Sep 6 '18 at 1:42

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