Questions tagged [usb]

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

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How to create a bootable USB for Linux Arch using non-rooted Android device?

I want to be create a bootable USB (Arch Linux) from an Android phone, non-rooted. Following this instruction: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/USB_flash_installation_medium#...
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Mirroring PC screen to Android via USB-C

A few months ago I found software for Windows which could mirror Android screen to PC via USB (not sure if it needed to be type-C or not) and also capture mouse clicks as touch inputs. I also know ...
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LineageOS 16.0, can't get tethering to work, Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500FN

I use 'Free' French ISP. Tethering was working previously, I made no update. I have another device with LOS 16 that works well with tethering. After running dhclient usb0 from my Linux OS, I get my ...
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Play audio while USB microphone is connected

I am using a USB condenser microphone to record audio on my Galaxy Tab S6/Android 10. The trouble is that I cannot play back audio while the microphone is plugged in. Is there a way to split input ...
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra - default file transfer mode issues

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, I tried moving some files using the usb-c cable. Thankfully, I have usb-c type port in my laptop. I attached it, and a lot of issues started. The default USB ...
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Trouble connecting phone over usb-c

I just got a new samsung phone. It came with usb-c to usb-c cable and no adapters. I tried connecting it to my laptop, which thankfully has an usb-c port. The phone connects at first, starts charging. ...
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my Samsung S8 won't charge used the usb port

It is stuck on transferring files and won't change to charging only. It will charge without sim and turned off and using wireless charger! I've tried safe mode too but nothing
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Moto G6 not charging, not connecting via USB and battery indicator frozen at zero, not enetering battery saving mode

Here is how problem came about: I unlocked my moto G6's bootloader and fastboot flashed twrp-3.4.0-0-ali.img in it. I opened TWRP trough the recovery option in fastboot, and enetered my PIN, but TWRP ...
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Trouble with USB debugging permissions

My screen is cracked and I'm using an app called Vysor to be able to view the phone and to transfer files when my new phone comes in. The problem I'm running into is that even though I'm in developer ...
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why does my mouse act like a home button

When i connect my Bluetooth Mouse or Wireless and I press right click or press down the scroll wheel it acts like a home button. I tried changing Bluetooth AVRCP Version to 1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6 nothing ...
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Why does my phone burn out USB cables when plugging them into my car?

I have an Oppo A73 phone, and over the last week it has started burning out USB cables (puff of smoke, cable no longer charges) when plugging it into my car (2015 Suburu Outback). It had never done ...
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Max USB Webcam Resolution and Frame rate

What are the maximum resolutions and frame rates for USB camera that a Android device supports. I read that the standard is called as UVC (Universal Video Class). Is this support dependant on the ...
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ssh into android over usb: macOS [duplicate]

I have a Meizu M8 phone running android with Termux. I had set up ssh access to Termux over WiFi, but I want to be able to do that over USB because of possibly lower latency and higher speed. If I ...
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Create bootable iso of linux distro

I use to have debain and android in my laptop then somehow my debain get damaged now i am with androidx86 only in my laptop. When i insert my usb (fwhich have the iso of few linux distro) it ask me to ...
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Can i plug 2 android phones to my PC via USB and use them for Droidcam simultaneously?

My wireless connection is not strong for sharing a good quality video from phone to PC using Droidcam, so USB connection is best solution for that job, but whenever i plugged the second phone via USB ...
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usb video preview

after digitizing all my family's old video footage I am now looking for a way to distribute the rendered videos in the family. I would have preferred a classic DVD or Bluray with a menu, but the ...
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How do I run 2 Android phones on a PC simultaneously So that DroidCam for number 1 & TC games screen mirror for number 2?

I have 2 android phones and i want to connect both of them to my PC via USB cables like this: 1- Motorola Moto G3 5.1.1 (Lollipop) goes to DroidCam app for using as a webcam. 2- Samsung S4 zoom (...
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WIFI only works when i dont charge

I've been experiencing strangeness with my phone: when I charge my phone WiFi doesnt work, but if I don't charge my phone WiFi works perfectly fine. The signal of the WiFi is full bar when I use it ...
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How do I get a USB stick with an adapter to work with an Android phone (rather than a tablet)?

I have a USB stick that lights up when it is plugged in. I have attached it to laptops and tablets (with adapters), and it lights up and works well. When I attach it to cell phones (through the same ...
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USB disconnects on Samsung Galaxy A51

I have Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM A515F) running latest official Android 10 and macOS 10.15 development machine. ADB authorization is given, but sometimes (~ once per 30 minutes) it disconnects and shows ...
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What are the various technical specs of a fast charging cable?

What technical specs do I need to look for to know a cable will be compatible with my phone? I just bought a new Motorola G7 supra and none of my existing USB type C cables work with it. I plug it in ...
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How to enable USB “Audio Source” option on Android 9+?

A lot of screenshots in the Internet mention a 'audio source' USB configuration for Android. For example, this one from Google: However, I cannot see this option with my SM-A510F with Android 9 (...
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Load kernel from usb pen-drive in android

Presently my board is loading kernel from eMMC. I am trying to understand to load kernel from USB pen-drive in android device(AOSP). Stopped in u-boot , USB driver is up. I could not able to find ...
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Using computer headphones microphone for android device?

I'm searching a way to use my pc microphone for my android device. Can't find any answers on google, all questions are reverse (using android mic for pc) i need to use pc mic for android instead. ...
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Can't connect android phone to PC, I've tried EVERYTHING

I own a Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, yeah I know, old phone, and cannot connect it to any pc, and the phone won't show usb options anywhere. I've tried: 4 different windows pcs, windows 7, 8 and 10 ...
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How do I change the USB mode with a keyboard?

How do I change the USB mode and select an option such as MTP, PTP, MIDI or charging with only a keyboard? My screen is broken and I am trying to change the USB mode blindly using a keyboard? What ...
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How to see all partitions on an SSD

I have an SSD with 2 partitions (volumes? ) on it. I can R/W to both of them from my WIN10 PC. However, when I mount it on my Note10 , I can only see one of the partitions. Is there a way that I can ...
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I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dial?

I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dialing? connect my android cell phone with adb shell I make calls with ussd but I want to capture those results like saying the credit balance?...
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Connect via ADB to a physical X86 via USB

I have Android-x86 (version 9.0-r2) running in a Lenovo MIIX-320 and I have another PC running Linux. From the Linux host I can connect to any other Android device using an USB cable . But I can't ...
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Cannot connect Samsung S9 via USB to PC for File Transfer

I am trying to transfer files from my Phone (samsung s9) to my PC. I have always been able to connect via a USB cord, and easily change the connection mode from "Charging Only" to "Transfer Files". ...
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Force USB Host Mode

I am trying to use an USB-serial device that has USB-A connector via USB OTG. How do I "force USB host mode" so I can use USB-A to USB-C cable instead of using OTG adapter? OTG works fine with other ...
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No difference between USB 2.0 and USB 3.2, why?

I have a doubt about USB type declared by smartphone manufacturer. Some smartphone declares USB Type C 3.2, for example Galaxy S20 Ultra. The new Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is declared as USB 2.0 on Type C. ...
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Is it possible to enable “tethering” and “file transfer” all at once on the same USB connection's session?

This double mode, "tethering" and "file transfer" would allow me to connect on my localhost from my USB cable, together with navigate on the firefox about:debugging's page and then fetch information ...
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Connecting Samsung S9 to MacBook's USB Type-C behaves like charging - not charging - charging - etc

I am trying to use my Samsung S9 to test a mobile app. I activated the "Developer options" and these are my "USB settings" (opened when I tap on the "Android System" notification): And when I "Tap ...
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Transfer files via USB

Trying to connect my Samsung S8 to Windows 10 laptop. Windows 10 shows problematic MTP device in Computer Management console: I have downloaded and installed drivers from Samsung page , but this not ...
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Windows can access the phone's internal storage over USB, but not it's Micro sD card

My Samsung Galaxy A8+ (A730F), running Android Pie, had a faulty USB connector due to water damage and for a very long time, it wouldn't connect over USB. Nevertheless, everything else worked just ...
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SAMSUNG Tablet not booting into download mode

I have a SM-T585 tablet that I am trying to boot into the download mode. However I've tried all the ways there to boot into the download mode but my tablet just boots normally into Android and not ...
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Galaxy S5 Neo shuts down when MobileGo Backup to PC started

Galaxy S5 Neo shuts down when MobileGo Backup to PC started. Made USB link and commenced One-Touch Backup. Wondershare MobileGo finds files but when I hit 'Backup' the (Busy) twirly things keep going ...
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Huawei T3 Mediapad - USB to HDMI port on TV (instead of screen mirroring)

I have a Huawei T3 Mediapad that I am able to screen mirror to my TV via an Amazon Firestick plugged into one of the TV's HDMI ports. This works but it's not very reliable. There is often a lag, ...
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How to get the information about my USB bus, version on Android 9

On my Android 5 the app Device Info HW shows what version of USB I have and whatnot, on my Android 9 the info is blank, why? Is there any other way to check it somehow?
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Android system keeps resetting default USB configuration upon PC connection

Whenever I'm connecting my Samsung Galaxy A40 running Android 9.0 to a laptop or PC, I'm getting an annoying prompt to allow data transfer, and the following setting which I had set to "Charging phone ...
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Tv Box flashing - USB transfer error

I try to flash my Mi Box S with new rom using usb burning tool v2.1.7 but every time I get this error “USB Transfer Error”. I have connected my usb cable to different ports but still nothing. Same ...
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Connect/Disconnect To Specific USB Device With One Button

I have multiple speakers I connect to via USB and the one I use the most never shows on the "Previous" list no matter what I name it. So it's always multiple steps to connect. Is there any app ...
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USB Controller right analog stick inverted

I have an USB controller that I wanted to connect on phone using OTG cable. It works, all buttons are responding but I have problem with right analog stick. When I turn it left-right the movement goes ...
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Android plugged into car gives annoying popup “The connected device is unable to access data on this device.”

Every time that I connect via USB my not-rooted Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F with stock Android 7.0) to my car (a Kia Soul 2015), this popup annoys me: "The connected device is unable to access data on this ...
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AR Core. Can i change share Camera on custom Camera with Gyro, accelerometer and magnitrometer?

I have a custom Camera with Gyro, accelerometer and magnetometer. Camera enabled with Galaxy S10 for Type-C USB v3.2 and I have a Java library for Android. Can I add/change SharedCamera(standard) on ...
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How do I use my SmartPhone to USB host my old Tablet?

My new moto g7 does not Wi-Fi the correct frequency for my old dragon touch X10. Android 9 on phone and 5.1.1 on the tablet. Want to Host from cellular through USB to Client tablet. Any ideas on how ...
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Unable to transfer files on android 8.0 TV box to the USB

Unable to transfer files on android 8.0 TV box to the USB. I have tried many file transfer apps but none will transfer to my USB even though it shows my USB connection and any files that are on the ...
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Samsung J7 Prime, USB tethering is still greyed out

I have switched off the data usage on my Samsung J7 Prime phone, then went to hot spot and tethering but my USB tethering icon is still grayed out. I have also restarted the phone but there is no ...
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Connecting Phone to PC…USB socket seems to be dirty

It used to work. I could connect my phone to my PC with a USB cable and then browse the phone, like a mounted USB drive, with Windows explorer. Moving files back and forth was easy. Then it ...

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