Questions tagged [usb-debugging]

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

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No charging or transfer despite USB debugging and working cable

Device: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 lite (SM-T110) OS: Android 4.2.2 I want to connect the device with my computer. In the developer settings I activate USB Debugging - but nothing happens. There is also no ...
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How to recover data from a Huawei P30 Lite with a black screen?

I'd like to recover messages, photos and videos if possible. I know the PIN code to the device and I believe both the fingerprint scanner and face recognition are working just fine. Device: Huawei P30 ...
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Smartwatch: forcing a factory reset without USB debugging?

I recently made a mistake on my watch "h1-c-aladeng"(watch model) or "Lanix Ilium LT510"(the model in "Find My Device"). I now can look at the smartwatch and can't do ...
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How can I extend the length of the batterystats history?

I am doing some power consumption analysis using Batterystats and Battery Historian. The problem that I am facing is that the length of history I can get from the phones varies widely form brand to ...
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How can I fix the phone bricked?

My phone has just bricked after I do something using ADB and now I can't do anything to it. I can't hard reset, The volume part is broken off and does not respond only power button, The touch screen ...
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Accessing An Android Device With Broken Screen Via ADB and Unauthorized Machine in 2022

I've done a lot of experimentation on this, but can't seem to get anywhere. I'm looking for guidance on recovering data from my broken Android phone(s). It seems like this is going to require some ...
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scrcpy access problem with Linux

I have 2 Android devices: a tablet from Denver and a cell phone from Xiaomi (Redmi 9C), I installed scrcpy on my MX Linux pc, I have no problem to access tablet through scrcpy, but when I tried with ...
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Ways/Ideas to force activate debugging mode on Android (to use ADB tools)

Context I got 2 Samsungs with broken screens, an A71, and a J5 pro. None of them support MHL, nor Dex mode... (Yes, Samsung restrict such features to their premium lines (with premium prices) even ...
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How to connect Xiaomi 12 with Mac?

I just recently bought a new Xiaomi 12 (MIUI 13.0.17 Global) and I cannot connect with USB to my Macbook Pro (OSX 12.1) The issue starts with the prompt (selecting between MTP, File transfer, charging,...
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How to turn off debugging in Android 10. Menu is missing developer options?

I have a bank application that won't run because it says something about Android Bridge and debugging over USB or something like that. I would love to share the exact message but it flips on and off ...
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Is it possible to dump the internal storage of an unrooted, boot-looping Android 9 with locked bootloader?

Is it possible to dump the internal storage of an unrooted, boot-looping Android 9 with locked bootloader via USB or to SD card, e.g. using some firmware tool in download or recovery mode? If YES, ...
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How to use adb to take dumpstate logs on a Samsung device during device setup after first power on?

I need to get dumpstate logs on a Samsung Fold device during device setup after first power on (after new binary flashing or factory reset). I am unable to set debug level high through *#9900# because ...
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Remotely Enable USB Debugging on my Samsung S8+ when the screen is dead

My Samsung S8+ recently had its screen die. I am trying to use Vysor to mirror the screen onto my laptop, but I cannot turn on USB Debugging due to the dead screen. Is there a way to remotely enable ...
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How to grant app "on top" permission via USB debugger?

I have a projector wanbo t6 max Android 9 The projector is too bright I installed the twilight app The app needs permission on top When I click allow, I get to a blank permission on top interface, and ...
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How do you record the first time setup of an Android device without USB Debugging enabled?

I'm trying to record the initial setup of an Android phone/tablet for my company but i'm running into an issue where none of the Android to PC mirroring programs work during this part without having ...
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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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