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an USB connection mode on Android devices which allow a USB connected computer to directly interact with the device.

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How is "rooted debugging" allowed on a non-rooted phone?

I just installed Lineage 18.1 (Android 11) on an old phone. Per the Lineage website, "Lineage is not rooted by default." However, I am surprised to see the option "rooted debugging"...
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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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How can I allow USB debugging from a new computer when I have a broken screen?

I am able to access my Android phone via "USB debugging" from one computer. I'd like to allow a second computer the same privilege, but when I plug it in there it says "device ...
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How to Enable Developer Mode (USB Debugging) for a Gabb Phone Z2?

I've been looking around the internet trying to find a way to enable USB Debugging. Looks like there was a way until Gabb patched it. I've tried all of these ways Searching for the autofill on the ...
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Is it possible to unlock a phone with usb debugging disabled?

I forgot the password of my old phone and even taking it to experts told me that it turns out impossible to recover data or unlock the phone. The phone is an honor 10 with Android OS 8.1. Is it really ...
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How unlock very old phone (Xperia X10) using ADB?

I have a very old Xperia X10 phone with a broken touch (you can see everything on the screen). I would like to recover an important video from it (it is on the phone's memory, not on the SD card). 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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If I enable adbd LAN tcp 5555, does it mean any app or LAN device can connect port 5555 to get a shell permission?

I have a Android 8 TV box. In developer settings, I can enable/disable USB debug. After enable, any device in LAN can use adb connect <ip> to connect to (no password or auth required) and ...
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Phone won't automatically reconnect to the mobile internet

My phone (Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, Android 11) spontaneously disconnects from the mobile internet after being connected for a couple of hours, and it won't automatically reconnect. Can stay unconnected ...
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How to transfer USB debugging authorization permission from one laptop to another?

I have an Android device with Android 5.0. I turned on USB debugging and connected it to one laptop. The android device displayed a pop-up for USB debugging authorization, I allowed it. After a few ...
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How to turn off or bypass or uninstall Sophos Mobile Control?

My uncle has a work phone which has Sophos Mobile Control installed. I can't uninstall that app and can't install new ones, like Facebook even through package manager. I even tried to enable USB ...
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Is there a way to enable Android debugging by PC?

I'm trying to turn on debugging on my Samsung Galaxy J5 so I can use adb shell rm /data/system/gesture/.key and unlock my phone screen so I don't have to reset it and lose all its data (but it's ...
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How to get to recovery mode on a passcode locked LM-T600MS (Metro PCS) that will not power off and stay off but only wlll power off and restart?

When I attempt to power off it is asks for the passcode and will not allow it to be powerd off and stay but, if I select the power off and restart option it will power off to start right back up.Now ...
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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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Stuck on fastboot mode, usb debugging turned off

I rooted my Alldocube iplay 30 pro and uninstalled a few system apps before rebooting. Right after, it got stuck in fastboot mode and i cant do anything about it. USB debugging is turned off and I ...
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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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Pixel 4A ArcaneOS removal/Sideload USB debugging/ unlock bootloader

So I've swapped my Redmi for a used Pixel 4A which has this ArcaneOS installed. The issue is that there is no build number in about phone section so I can't really flash anything. My question is if I ...
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How to enable usb debugging with locked screen in Samsung Galaxy A51?

I forgot my pattern to unlock my phone and I rebooted it, so no way to use finger print or facial recognition. I want to remove the gesture.key file with adb command but USB debugging option needs to ...
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Android app does not open with usb debugging enabled

I am using adb to run a few shell scripts on an android tv. The problem is, one of the apps which I need to use on the tv does not open while usb debugging is active. When trying to open the app it ...
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Allow Android debugging on broken LCD and touch functionality not working

I am trying to enable debugging mode on a broken LCD and touch screen. The phone got tossed by a motor when it dropped and I need to get all the data on my phone. It's still working fine but the ...
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Enabling developer options does not work

I have a Samsung J3 (2016) which I would like to root. To do so, I want to enable the developers options. I tried the method which always works (tap 7 times on build number). This method does not work ...
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xiaomi redmi note 8T is stuck in recovery mode

My sister´s phone Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is stuck in the recovery loop. it went in the recovery loop and kept on rebooting again and again. If I select "reboot to system," then it gets back ...
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Wiping data on old j7 prime

My dads phone broked so he now is trying to use an old j7 prime he used before, the problem is the phone has lockscreen and he forgot the code, i tried entering in recovery mode but when i press Vol ...
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Intune company portal causes usb debugging to automatically switch off

I recently installed Microsoft Intune company portal on my Samsung galaxy note 10+ for work. Unfortunately doing so resulted in the following change to my usb debugging settings: "Block - Prevent ...
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No USB debugging on Lenovo Tab 7 Essential

My Lenovo Tab 7 Essential (TB-73041, Android 7) doesn't have the USB debugging option. Can anyone help me?
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How to tell if an app is calling a system function and debug it

Super noob here for android. I have a dice app and I don't trust it! I want to see what is generating the numbers that it gives (1 through 6 each roll). To start with I was thinking I would see if it ...
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on Android 9 How do I get an audit going back some 10 days about a process that deleted some internal data

I am magiskally rooted on my Android phone running version 9 MIUI 11. In fact I moved toMIUIJust a week ago. Had This phone has a replacement of my lost AT&t phone since couple of months and ...
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Fastboot gets stuck on waiting for device trying to access Fairphone device on Arch linux

Basically through the fastboot "API" i cannot access/see the Fairphone 3+, while theandroid debug bridge is working. Using adb devices lets me see the device and adb reboot bootloader ...
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Unable to activate Developer Options on Samsung

A quote from here: I have tried everything and am unable to activate the developer options on my Sasmung Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 8.0. Whenever I tap the build number repeatedly, it says that the ...
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Authorize ADB connection from another connection

Let's say that I have access to the phone via serial port (edit: FTDI USB Serial Device converter). I want to install apk, so I need to have working adb connection. But I don't have an access to the ...
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I tried oneplus 8 pro with ubuntu: no lsusb/adb output

I have oneplus 8 pro connected to my ubuntu 20.04 box and installed: vendor driver android sdk adb/fastboot But different USB cables show no output in lsusb adb devices fastboot devices I have ...
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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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How to "allow USB debugging" without being able to click OK on dialog?

I have a Galaxy S8 Edge with a broken touchscreen, and I'm trying to recover files by remote controlling it. I can see only the top half of the screen and there is touch sensitivity in only the bottom ...
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How to keep adb TCPIP on after a reboot?

I am using android 9 (lineage os 16.0) Is there anyway of retaining the TCPIP on status after a reboot? It's annoying to continuously reconnecting it to pc than moving it to charger. I am aware that ...
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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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Can't authorise android lenovo tablet in USB debugging mode

I have Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 830LC X86. Rescue and Smart Assistant tool is a software to work with this tablet. When i activate USB-Debugging in tablet i face the error below in Rescue and Smart ...
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How to enable USB debugging from TWRP recovery

I have a android device with dead screen. I have installed TWRP recovery for adb interactions while in recovery. I have lineage os 16.0 (Android 9) on my device. I want to access the device screen via ...
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Enabling debugging with broken screen and usb keyboard (Google assistant working)

Is there a way to enable USB debugging with broken display - black screen and touches are not registering. Ultimately I want to control my phone (answer phone calls, see messages, restore images, ...
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Faster alternative to `input`?

I'm trying to automate a task on my (non-rooted) Android phone. While I have it "working" using input, it is quite slow due to taking ~0.7s per event. (Basically, I just need to send a bunch ...
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List devices/computers that have been authorized for ADB USB Debugging

I want to know which devices I have already connected to my computer with my ADB or know which computers I have connected to my phone previously. Either way works for me. adb devices -l does not show ...
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Access Smartphone from PC with defect screen

After I dropped my Google Pixel 3a the screen just stays black. However when I connect it to my Laptop I can see in the hardware manager that an "MPT media device" is connected. Is there any ...
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Can I enable USB debugging and recover data via PC from a phone with broken touch?

One of the possibilities is attaching a mouse via an OTG adapter and enable USB debug from there. Or just replace the touch screen, of course. At the moment, I don’t have an OTG adapter and the cost ...
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Samsung Phone write protection

I just bought a new Samsung Galaxy M11. I'm trying to transfer my files from my old phone to the new phone connected to a PC but it won't copy. I get the pop-up that says the internal storage is write ...
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Permanent ADB RSA-key authorization

My phone screen is broken but I managed to finally tap the allow button for ADB authorization so I can access the device via ADB. My question: Is there a way to do this once and never be asked again ...
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How can I make a persist property take effect without rebooting?

I am trying to switch from mtp,adb mode to mass_storage easily, preferably with a script. I can go to two different places in settings and toggle both things there. Or I can use setprop or echo to set ...
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What is the way to debug multiple android device ie more than number of ports in PC in parallel?

I need to connect 10 device via usb at once. Does adb detect multiple android devices connected via usb hub? I have explored connecting via tcpip one by one using the existing ports, but the problem ...
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How can I remove Amazon Prime Video from my Android device using the Android Debugging Bridge (ADB)?

I'm following this guide to remove bloatware on my Android device. So far I was able to remove the apps that I didn't want on my phone, but whenever I try to uninstall Amazon Prime Video using ADB I ...
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phone is on recovery mode , usb debugging is disable and power button is not working ? how to on or format the phone (samsung j7 2016)

i have samsung j7 2016 when i take out the battery and put it back it on without pressing power button and directly takes me to the recovery and I cant select anything because my power button not ...
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Why can't Windows detect phones, even when the USB driver is installed?

After reinstalling Windows, both two of my Samsung phones cannot be recognized by the OS. In Device Manager it shows this: I tried to install: Samsung USB Driver for Windows Android Studio and SDK ...
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