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

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ADB crashes on Raspberry Pi when certain amount of data is transferred

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Plus Rev 1.3 with Kali 2021.2 running on it. This RPi works as a little server which I SSH to. The RPi is connected via USB to an Android 8.1 device, so I can SSH to ...
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Checking on Android OS for unauthorized access and the last connection of the charging cable to the phone

The question arises, how can I view the last attempt to connect the charger to the phone and also track the last attempt to select passwords and attempts of unauthorized access and authorization on ...
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How can I transfer files between this phone and my laptop?

I connect my Moto G Pure phone to my laptop (running NixOS) using the charging cable of the phone, with the phone turned on and with it turned off. In both cases, the phone doesn't show up in the ...
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Simultaneous USB connections limitation

I get my hand on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite LTE and I want to connect several devices to it. I use an USB Hub with 7 sensors connected to it and my app retrieve all the data. My problem is I can't ...
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Why does USB Mountr cause two drives to appear?

When I mount an image in USB Mountr on Android 6 and use an OTG cable to connect the device to a Windows PC, two devices appear and two drives appear in File Explorer with the first one non-functional ...
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Is it possible to turn an Android device into a USB Pendrive on a rooted device through a OTG cable?

I tried using USB Mountr but it turns up as Linux File-CD Usb Gadget Device and it doesn't work for my car's music player. Is it possible to emulate a USB flash drive using an OTG cable?
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What's the best approach in Android for disabling all peripheral ports for certain applications?

My company has their own Android tablets created by an OEM partner and we are using custom ROM based on Android 11. The stakeholders have a strange requirement now. They want to allow only our ...
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Flutter Android Debug Bridge (ADB) over different network on VSCODE

I am using VScode for flutter development. I am also using "ADB Interface for VScode" to debug the coding over the same network wirelessly. When I am not at home, I remote into my desktop to ...
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External webcam connected to android phone as main camera in every application?

I would like to use a webcam as main camera on my Android phone. I have found some tutorial, but in them it works only within specific application. I would like to use the external USB webcam as main ...
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Photos and videos not showing up on Windows in DCIM\Camera for Galaxy S21 Ultra

Often I can't see any files in DCIM\Camera on my Galaxy S21 Ultra running Android 12. Last night it worked and I copied multiple GB of videos / images, then it didn't work the next times I tried. I'...
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How to see Android from "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" if Android is connected to Windows via USB?

I have Windows 10 computer C1 (home computer) and I have Windows Server computer C2 (work computer) and I am running "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" from C1 to access C2. I have quite ...
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USB Ethernet adapter - device mixing up with charging

I have USB-C to Ethernet adapter for my Android (Samsung S21 Ultra) when I plug cable in it detects it and the connection is fine, but after some time (few minutes). Connection drops. Then it shows ...
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Is it possible using Yubikey as a login authenticator on lock screen?

This question was already well asked and answered in the negative back in 2017 (see at bottom). However, as I'm about to purchase an Android phone, I'm hoping things have changed. I'm a newbie to ...
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How can I connect my internet connection from PC (Windows 10) to my phone Huawei Y7A using USB cable? [duplicate]

I have a LAN connection through Windows PC but the PC won't recognize my device using USB cable. I only have USB tethering as an option in my device.
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Allow access to tablet data security dialog box

I have been given the task to get some android tablets (SM-T500) working in kiosk mode (soti mobicontrol). The issue is when they are in kiosk mode it blocks the USB switcher menu and the allow access ...
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Keep screen-off when i remove charger from android phone

I want to prevent the screen from turning on when removing the charger. thanks.
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How to mount Andoid 10 file system on Ubuntu 20?

On the phone, I did Settings --> Developer Options --> Default USB Configuration --> Transferring files / Android Auto Hoping that would mount its filesystem on Ubuntu 20 when connected USB....
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LineageOS 18 -> USB storage is not being attached

I am using Raspberry Pi with installed LineageOS 18 and basically all works well. The only issue I do have is that when I put an USB stick (storage) it is not visible in the GUI. I tried several USB ...
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File explorer shows empty folder

I am trying to remove all the images and videos accumulated by whats app over a year I have been doing the same thing since 2012 ... I browse to This folder after connecting my android: PC\myPhone\...
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USB stick doesn't work anymore on Android 11

USB stick doesn't work anymore on Samsung Galaxy S10+ with Android 11 since about Jan 1, 2022. The USB stick is not recognized, not mounted. Mount is refused if I try to do. The only way to contact ...
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make android work as if it's a real physical USB drive [duplicate]

It would be cool to make android behave as if it's a real USB drive when connecting the device to TV and PC(s). So we don't get things like "Unsupported" and make many things possible. I ...
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I've read that Samsung Tablets support the NTFS file system, but when I plug a memory stick into my Tab S7, I get a not supported message

I've read that Samsung Tablets support the NTFS file system, but when I plug a memory stick into my Tab S7, I get a message stating that "NTFS/exFAT is not supported. Is there a setting I must ...
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Toggling between usb host and usb device modes

I need to create a setup in which my Android device will be used both as usb host and usb device. The complete setup will include an Android device, otg memory stick and a pc. First I have to connect ...
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How can I transfer some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable?

I am trying to transferring some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable (USB-C to USB-A). I don't see the Google Pixel 6 in Windows Explorer: ...
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Is it possible to stream computer screen to an android phone via USB?

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to use USB debugging on an android phone to view a computer screen. (Not the other way around). I've played with Chrome remote desktop, which uses wifi, and ...
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How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone?

I have connected a device to my phone via an USB cable so that it receives some electricity from the phone. How can I see how much electricity a device connected via USB is drawing from my phone? I ...
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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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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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