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Questions tagged [usb]

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

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Shorting data lines in android [closed]

I want to modify my smartphone charger, i plan to use a dc socket with + and - only to charge my smartphone, now i wanted to increase the current to about 900 mA that's the current of my charger when ...
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Issues with new Pixel 3 connecting to car

So I've just switched back from IOS to Android and picked up a Pixel 3 XL with the 1-day sale. I tried setting up Android Auto though but I can't get it to work properly. I can connect and add my car (...
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Disabling USB debugging by default

When I connect my LineageOS 16 (Android 9) device to my computer, USB debugging turns on by default. Even when locked. That doesn't seem safe, so I searched through my settings to change that. I ...
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how teamviewer enable the mirroring service without usb connection

I have tried TC GAMES to mirror my display to pc and play games from it but my usb port is damaged so i tried to use wifi but it says connect your phone to pc to enable the service but when i do it ...
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Are Foxfi and PdaNet+ simple usb tethering enablers?

I Was just thinking why the FoxFi on play store is a little bit expensive.Does it just enables the USB tethering from settings does it have something special or a simple USB tethering?
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Android connected via USB to Windows 10 but Android does not see Windows computer as in local network

I have connected my Android to Windows 10 via USB. I have enabled network tethering in Android device, I have enabled developer settings in Android device and there have been all the messages that I ...
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How to connect an Android phone to PC for internet via USB

I need to share the internet connection of the PC with the smartphone, using a USB cable, is it possible to do that? My router has some problems and the WiFi doesn't work. But on my computer, the ...
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How to prepare for the worst? (Access to broken device)

Now being the owner of a tablet with a broken screen (touchscreen & LCD both cracked; LCD incomprehensible) I'm wishing I had thought ahead to prepare the device for the condition its now in. ...
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Lock bootloader with broken USB port

I bought a Xiaomi Mi A2 maybe 10 months from now, and from changing software, or some strange things, I broke the USB port. The strange thing is that only the "OTG" part got broken. I mean, I still ...
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is it possible to view stored webpages via USB otg?

that is on some on android browser, chrome or other. I usually access video content via OTG usb SD , like a breeze. I have a lot of LARGE (100's MB image heavy) webpagges i want to view via OTG. Any ...
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Android 7 is really slow while copying data onto USB-OTG. (#OTGate)

Android 6 already had painful mediaserver glitches that drained the entire battery in less than 1 hour. Android 7 has a new glitch: (Next to crippling USB-OTG access for ridiculous security excuses, ...
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Why lsusb gets “permission denied” error in Termux?

When I run this command in Termux the output gets permission denied. I don't have root access, perhaps Android system allows me to get the specific access in root.
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Why can't I see a folder in “/storage/emulated/0” on PC through MTP? [duplicate]

I use a banking app in my Android 8.1.0. All receipts are saved in /storage/emulated/0/APPNAME. I can see the APPNAME folder and the receipts on Android if I use an explorer app like Google Files. ...
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Can I connect a Samsung Galaxy A9 by an ethernet cable (no wifi)?

Has any other member been able to do this? I believe that you go to Settings - Developer Options - USB/Internet/Ethernet. If this last option is not there then it will not connect. I must confirm this ...
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External Hard Drive to Smartphone without additional power supply

I) Goal Use external hard drive without power supply - no hub either - to backup smartphone directly. II) Configuration Huawei Mate 20 Pro, this - I own this. USB C male to USB A (3.0) Adapter (i.e....
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How to prevent external USB HID devices enable without confirmation

Android support USB HID devices like keyboard and mouse. If you have a USB-C keyboard, or connect via a USB hub. The USB keyboard will have control to the system, without on-screen confirmation. I ...
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Problems after rooting with TWRP and SuperSU

I'm having some problems with my Samsung A3 2016 (A310F), on Android 7.0. I rooted the device using Odin3 v3.12.3 and flashed TWRP 3.0.2.1 SMA310, and then installed SuperSU v2.76 using the TWRP that ...
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How to change default microphone input at Android devices?

I have an android box (not tv box) that doesn't have a built-in camera or mic. I have connected Logitech c920 webcam via an USB port. (The android box: supports OTG port and jack 3,5 but I want to ...
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Galaxy S7 turns off suddenly

Yesterday I noticed that my s7 was turned off. I was unable to turn it on again until I plugged it in charge and then strangely noticed that it was not on very low battery (even if it was relatively ...
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phone to phone internet VIA micro usb

i have an "old" phone (ZTE 327s) that sends internet to my PC via micro usb to usb cable. my question is : will the same thing work if i will plug my old phone to an androind phone with micro usb to ...
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Where is my tablet mounting?

I inherited a slight old Lenovo Tablet, an A2107A-F and I am trying to figure out what directory I'm looking at when I mount it as USB storage. I don't have an sdcard currently. The folder list I ...
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How to access files from shell on Windows? [duplicate]

In Windows File Explorer, my phone is listed along side C, D, and E drives. However, cmd and PowerShell start in C:\. This is the closest thing to what I want, but the command doesn't output anything ...
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How can I install / debug applications on nanopi m4 Android board?

I have a nanopi m4 Android board, usb type c port for charging and data (and debugging maybe), four usb 3.0 ports, Android 8.1 I need to use adb, what I have tried use the charging / data port (usb ...
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One Plus 5 does not appears in ADB

I wish to install an another OS on my OnePlus 5 phone. At least try... So I follow the various guides on the web, valid developer options, click on "unlock OEM" and "USB debugging". OK. I also ...
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USB MTP/PTP/Tethering/Midi Not Working

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 T235Y LTE 7.0". I have ported and flashed rom and it went wrong. Then I flashed stock rom. Now it's not detecting usb on pc (not showing usb options in tablet like mtp/...
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I see incorrect photo when accessing Android via USB

I see incorrect photo when accessing Android via USB. It's different from the one, I see in telephone itself. If I copy this photo to desktop, I get wrong image. If I move photo to desktop, I loose ...
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Leagoo T10 (Android 6.0). Unable to connect to USB device

I have a Leagoo T10 phone running Android 6.0. I am unable to connect to a USB thumb drive using a USB type C OTG adapter. I am also unable to connect to my Canon SLR camera using the DSLR Connect ...
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What are the differences between these adb and fastboot packages?

In my Bash shell, I have the packages: adb vs android-tools-adb as well as fastboot vs android-tools-fastboot. For reference I am trying to root my device, and later use these tools to learn about ...
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USB DAC not working with Galaxy S9+ on Android 9

I just got a USB DAC/AMP for my S9+ and I can't get any audio to be sent over USB. Things I've tried: Updating from Android 8.0.0 to Android 9 Confirmed the cable is OTG Used Included OTG adaptor ...
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USB cable not working

I'm using MacBook Air(MacOS Sierra) and have installed Android File Transfer on it. The problem I'm getting occurs sometimes and works well the other time. When I connect my phone with my PC with a ...
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Can I connect a USB sound card to a MediaPad T3 10?

I want to connect an amateur radio to my T3 10 using an interface that requires a headphone socket and a mic socket. As the T3 10 has a built-in mic and doesn't have a socket, I was wondering if I ...
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How to disable auto mount of USB OTG drive when connected?

I'm looking for a way to disable auto mounting a USB OTG connected HDD to an Android 5.1 phone. So, basically, i dont want it to be mounted to /storage/usbotg. I cant find anything about this. ...
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cannot see device anymore when connecting to PC via USB

Lately I'm experiencing this problem when connecting my LG G2 smartphone to the PC: I cannot see it anymore in explorer. I can actually connect to it tru ADB and push/pull files no problem. Also ADB ...
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Android 7 Nougat onwards: hides USB OTG sticks from third-party file managers?

Third party file managers such as ES File Manager and RhythmSoft File Manager HD (others will be tested) do not show an USB OTG device. It does not even get listed. Only Android's pre-installed file ...
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wi-fi + bluetooth + usb failed for no reason (no system update) on xiaomi redmi note 4

Some time ago I suddenly noted that wi-fi switch does not turn on wi-fi and I could not start wi-fi hotspot on xiaomi redmi note 4. I did not do any system update before that happened. As I've read on ...
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Flash USB drive on S9

How to read an USB flashdrive on a Samsung S9? I saw online that some OTG adapter is required. I want to know if there are other options requiring only an app or something.
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Android Pie only showing two folders to Android File Transfer

I have a Pixel which is running Android 9 and I have a computer running El Capitan with Android File Transfer. Under "Use USB for…", I have "PTP" selected. Android File Transfer only shows the folders ...
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File transfer over USB cable option no longer appears after upgrade to MIUI 10

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4A and I used to often transfer files between it and my Windows 10 laptop PC over USB cable. When I plugged in the cable the phone it used to prompt me to choose between USB ...
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how to succesfully boot into bootloader/fastboot mode on alcatel 5049z smartphone

I am having issues( i am a "novice" when it comes to unlocking a30 android bootloader with a PC...) with booting into bootloader/fastboot mode on my stock rom--android 7--Alcatel a30(non rooted 5049z?)...
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Can Android device be used as USB webcam for full-HD, 30fps video source for Skype calls via PC?

Have found some apps that allow an Android device s.a. a Smartphone with good camera to be used as a USB webcam, when used of ADB over USB. However they seem to limit the video source to be fairly low ...
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PC no longer recognizing Android Device

While I never had problems before with my Android phone, suddenly one day when I was connecting my phone to the PC via USB it stopped working. Both my PC and my phone didn't detect each other. ...
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Photos in DCIM folder visible on phone, not visible via USB

I use a RedMi 3S (Android 6.0.1), non-rooted and fully updated. I have a large number of photographs in my DCIM/Camera folder (in my "Internal Storage"). They're visible via the Gallery app, File ...
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How to prevent Android from creating Android and Lost.dir folders on external otg storage?

If I either connect my Camera using a USB cable via OTG or inserting the SD card in a OTG reader connected to the phone Android creates automatically two folders: an Android folder an a Lost.Dir ...
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Android ethernet driver intallation guide [closed]

I bought android usb ethernet adapter, but i have heard that it supports limited android devices only. and with that pack of adapter i found drivers for : 1). android 2). MAC OS 3). WIN CE and 4). ...
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Do all USB C data/charge cables support Quick Charge?

I have a Xiaomi Mi 8 which uses a USB C connector for charging. As long as my phone supports Fast Charging, do I need any sort of special USB C cable to take advantage of the fastest charging speed ...
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Enable USB debugging with broken black screen

I have a One plus 3 and I broke my screen. I can't see anything it's black everywhere and a part of the screen isn't touchable. I want to enable the USB debugging to copie my data on my PC but I have ...
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USB connection mode options no longer showing in notifications drawer

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 ...
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Huawei p9 lite usb working but not working

(trying to root the phone but haven't got any because of the USB problem) so i have had this device for a while and through the couple of years its gotten pretty beat up but still works. so the ...
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I connected my Google Pixel to my PC using a USB A to USB C cable claiming to support data transfer, but it doesn't show up in Device Manager

I'm running Windows 10 and Android 9. I can't see the phone in Windows, so I can't transfer files or install apps I'm developing; I'm quite disappointed!
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Limiting the directory offered upon plugging the phone by USB

How do I limit the directory which Android presents to the host computer upon plugging the phone in via USB? Ideally, I want to limit it to another directory (possibly, but not necessarily, a subdir ...