Questions tagged [usb]

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

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Is it possible to control my android phone with my pc?

My phone is currently stuck on the boot menu and my power button doesn't work. Is there some way where I can use my computer to select the «reboot system now» option on the boot menu?
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Is it possible to delete files on android from a usb PC connection?

From PC (Linux) connected on an Android device through an USB connection, is it possible to delete files on the Android device ? (Running Android >9 on smartphone, PC OS: Linux) The standard ...
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Is is possible to send files from smartphone to a PC via usb (Export commanded from the smartphone)?

I have files (mainly pictures) selected under android file manager or photo viewer. Is it possible to send them to a PC via and usb connection ? My aim is to do the file selection on the android ...
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100ANDRO folder visible over USB but not on the phone

I've migrated a Sony device to a Pixel 4a. I've got an 100ANDRO folder inside DCIM. This folder is visible over USB connection. I cannot delete this folder (or the files inside) because "The ...
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How to use libusb1.0 in termux

I am trying to install mtkclient on my android device, but one of the required deps is libusb1.0. I've been reading that I may need termux-usb instead... But then the mtkclient source code would have ...
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I connected my phone with usb debugging to an infected computer

I have a computer that used to have malware. During the time it had malware, I connected my phone to it with usb debugging (was unaware of the malware). I have no signs of malware but I'm still ...
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USB hosting with UsbSerialForAndroid won't receive serial data [migrated]

I'm using an OTG cable to allow my 'moto-e6 play' (Android version 9) to be a USB host to an AdaFruit Trinket M0. Off the shelf, the Trinket repeatedly sends a serial text string as soon as it powers ...
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Malware propgating through usb debugging

Summary: Computer probably had malware. Didn't know. Connected phone to use as midi. Could have turned on usb debugging or usb tethering to see if that helped without knowing what it does as I was an ...
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USB tethering is Constantly disconnected automatically

I use USB tethering to access the internet for my PC, but after enabling USB tethering and using it for about 5 minutes, it disconnects, and I should enable it again on my android phone. What should I ...
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Can Android devices communicate with ANT+ stick through USB?

I have a TangoTab 10 (CEO700). My tablet's USB port isn't communicating with my ANT+ to my workout app. Can you use an Android tablet USB port to use an ANT+ stick?
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How get out of FTM if my power button is not working?

I have a ZTE Blade Zmax Z982 android phone and to turn it on i had to press the volume down along with my charger. After doing that it led me straight to Factory Test Mode (FTM) and now the screen is ...
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How to Connect external M.2 nvme ssd drive with OTG usb hub

Question How to Connect external M.2 nvme ssd drive with OTG usb hub I want to take constant nandroid backup of system userdata boot sdext2 external micro card through twrp recovery or any imaging ...
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Is it possible to change USB Audio Interface input stereo to mono?

Is it possible to change USB Audio Interface input stereo to mono? So we're streaming using a mixer to audio interface to phone via USB OTG. The thing with the Audio Interface, and btw our Audio ...
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Create and edit a bash script in an USB connected smartphone

The question explains it all. I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have connected an android smartphone to pc using USB. Changed directory to internal storage using: cd /run/user/*/gvfs/*/'Internal Shared ...
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How to transfer files from Family Link -enabled Huawei Y5 to Windows 10?

My kids phone is Huawei Y5 (2019) and has Family Link. I have not found a way to transfer files from it to my PC running Windows 10. The phone is not recognized by HiSuite, and even though I enabled ...
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Will a wireless usb keyboard work with android smartphone

I have a samsung A10 android 10 smartphone. I intend to buy a On The Go USB adapter and plug in the Keyboard adapter that is usually connected to my laptop so i can use my wireless keyboard and mouse ...
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Zenfone 5 t00j charging, but not recognized by computer

I have bought a second hand t00j however it seems that when i connect it to the computer via usb, it is not listed anywhere, but it is still charging. I tried different USB ports. I have tried with ...
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How to expose a folder to a PC using mount command

I've been messing with termux on a rooted tablet (mediatek), and I'm trying to expose a folder using mount that will be accessible to my PC via a USB connection over mtp (with read/write permission). ...
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Lost permission to modify external storage from PC after rooting my tablet

I have a highly secured proprietary tablet I was able to gain root access to. It's a mediatek device, I used mtk-su to root it. It has 32gb of memory, 8gb allocated to the system, and the rest ...
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Unable to transfer files from Mi A1 to PC and wifi is also not working

I have a Mi A1 device which I didn't use for months and today I charged it to root for some work. I am sure Wifi was working earlier, but not sure about USB file transfer. (I didn't check wifi this ...
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How to prevent charging over USB while debugging / tethering internet over USB?

When I'm on the go, I want to use internet tethering and debugging over USB to develop mobile apps with my Pixel 3A, but I don't want to charge the phone, because I want to waste energy on my MacBook ...
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Why don't I have MTP option in the USB menu

I used to be able to use the phone for debugging. Now I have USB debugging enabled, and in it threr is a menu for default USB configuration. But it doesn't have an MTP option. The other options don't ...
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Can we and How to create Live USB for Virtual Android OS with standalone apps from USB?

Can we run Virtual Android OS with standalone apps from USB dribe from Android mobiles if yes share like how can we don it? Is it possible in Android to install or create program or run standalone ...
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Can I flash a custom fastboot mode image on a Samsung device to boot custom devices without tripping Knox

I'm a noob and don't even know if these are seperate images, but I do know that Samsung has no fastboot mode as it is stuck entering it and instead has a download mode. The question is, can I still ...
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Will the fastboot boot ramdisk command boot a coreboot ramdisk to boot from usb/ sd card without mods?

Of course it has to be signed and not exceed a size-limit, but I think that custom roms or os's should come to a bigger audience without the limiting security and guarantee risks, disabling the ...
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Android with USB C Hub and charging not working

I would like to have my Android device (Alldocube iPlay 7T) to be charged and simultaneously have a few USB devices connected. Note - I'm new to Android - but needed this setup for a specific purpose. ...
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Audio over USB Android

Hi i have a android phone and want to use the Audio over USB feature on the phone to connect the audio output to a windows computer i dont have a usb driver and the windows errors about the driver ...
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How to counteract USB Rubber Ducky (or other bad USB) on Android devices?

I've read somewhere that it's possible to use mouse and keyboard on Android devices. Because that's possible, it's also possible to use devices like USB Rubber Ducky to automate key presses to hack ...
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How can I connect Redmi K20 Pro back to my PC?

It was all fine before I removed windows 10 old folder from my system due to space problems from my c drive, I can connect easly my redmi phone through USB and it will show in explorer like a charm. ...
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Why is OTG not working on Android 11?

I have a Samsung Android 11 device and I can't open the usb via OTG and I think the problem is with the Android 11 update. Is there a solution?
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How do I compile and install USBguard on android?

Is it even possible to compile and install linux packages on android, if it is possible how do I install usbguard into android?
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USB connection with my android not working any longer

I have a problem connecting my android phone with my PC. I however get the option of Transfer files under Use USB for but this does not seem work. Any leads?
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USB 3.1 gen 2 flash drive only works when connected through 2 adapters at the same time

Okay, this is a very specific question with very specific hardware, so I understand if there isn't an answer. I recently bought a USB 3.1 gen 2 flash drive with read and write speeds of 400MB/s, ...
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Use an external WIFI dongle as a hotspot

Is there a way to use a wifi dongle and set up the hotspot so it uses this dongle ? With or without root, it doesn't matter.
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using adb command for Samung Galaxty A51

I have a samsung galaxy A51 i already had the developer mode on my phone but i forgot to allow usb debugging on it before my screen broke. The phone still works but the screen wont light up & wont ...
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Moto G Play (2021) is not detected on Windows PC

I'm trying to connect my Moto G Play (2021) to my PC with Windows XP SP3 and my computer doesn't know it's even there, where do I get Windows drivers for me to transfer what I want from phone to PC?
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Is it possible to unbrick an Allwinner Adroid tablet?

A few months ago I got my hands on a cheap allwinner tablet. I wanted to experiment with running linux on it, but in the process of my experimentation I (stupidly) deleted/overwrote both the /boot and ...
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Huawei Media Pad T5 AGS-W19, usb tethering missing, please help!

As per manual, there is usb tethering under settings. Followed exact instructions, but the option of "usb tethering" doesn't exist even when searched. The only option is "USB" ...
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OTG disconnects when screen turns off

I am using OTG external drive constantly. But it will always disconnect when the screen turns off. This causes data loss issues. I tried to find any related settings in system settings and developer ...
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Transfering lot of images from device to windows

Hello Android Community. I need to transfer something like 15.000 images from the internal memory of my Redmi Note 7 (Android 10) to my PC (Windows 10 46 bit). I'm trying to transfer these using the (...
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Charging/USB Notification Not Appearing on LG X Charge

For the past month I have been trying to connect my phone to my Ubuntu Linux with little luck- for context, I used to run Linux Mint and managed to get things to work just fine. However, I switched ...
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How can I restore my USB storage on my Android phone?

I have a Samsung A50 Android phone. I am getting message that USB storage has been removed restart your phone. So I do that and nothing happens. I still get the error message. How can I fix this?
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Boot Linux from stick in Termux

This question explains in detail why it's basically impossible to boot Linux from a USB stick. But I am still wondering: is it possible to load and "boot" a stick-bound Linux distro from a ...
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Accidentally wiped /system, recovery not working

I accidentally wiped /system on my Archos 101e Neon (MT8163) through fastboot. Now it can't boot and can't go to recovery or fastboot mode. I tried vol -, vol + and both. It's just stuck on the first ...
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Did I have USB debugging on or off?

my phone got stolen a month ago and I Don't know if I had usb debugging on or off(I had enabled developer options in the past and messed around with it a little bit that's why I'm not sure) but I ...
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wrong checksum(sha256) when copying from exfat samsung t7 touch external ssd to android(galaxy s10)

I bought a Samsung t7 touch SSD(1TB), it works just fine with my computer. but when I copy some files(200MB<) from the SSD to my phone which is a galaxy s10 the files get corrupted, and sometimes ...
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USB camera not recognised

I wish to use a USB camera with a Samsung Tab S2 t813. I have the USB Camera Pro app installed, however when I plug in a camera, the app does not register the device. On two other Samsung phones with ...
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Android phone slowly charging message

I purchased a TCL 10L phone two days ago. To my surprise when I plugged it, the phone said "Fast Charging" and it charged very fast. People on YouTube say that it does not support fast ...
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Device in fastboot mode not recognized at all as USB device

My LG G5 does not get recognized as an USB Device at all when it is connected to the PC in fastboot mode. While it is recognized just fine as an adb device, after rebooting into fastboot mode via adb ...
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Switch off the backlight of the LED screen of the android phone, while using it as a webcam via iVCam

I have upcoming exams which shall be remotely monitored through webcam. Now the thing is that I do not have an actual webcam and I have decided to use my android phone as a webcam via iVCam (using USB,...

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