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This is a well discussed and easy to fix bug... Disconnect USB cable, go to Settings, Apps, and Show System Apps and find External Storage and Media Storage and clear data and cache on each one and reboot, then give it 5 min after full boot up to rebuild media databases and connect to USB and select MTP. Should be good to go. EDIT: In some instances where ...


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In order to assign a drive letter to a removable device, that device must support UMS (USB Mass Storage) protocol. Unfortunately most newer Android phones, especially those without a removable SD Card, do not support UMS. Instead, they support MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) and PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) protocols. In such devices it's not possible to ...


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You can swipe down the Notificationbar and it will show Charging only. If you click that entry you can select the desired mode. The selected mode won't be set as default, so if you plug your device again, it will be on Charging only again. To set the default mode you first need to enable developer mode (don't ask me why...). This can be done by going to ...


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1. first check your usb cable a. your cable could be a "charging only" cable (i.e. only has wires to carry power and no data wires) This cable could be a charging-only cable, which doesn't include the D+ & D- cable streams. If you're unsure on the type of cable, try using a different cable that you're sure works. b. if you are using usb-3, it ...


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go to settings << storage << choose option at upper right corner << USB computer connection << enable Media Device option .


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Go into Developer options, and cycle the USB host mode, the files will show up on my PC.


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First of all you don't need any USB cable. You can transfer files from/to your android device with the Wi-Fi network of your device. Just install airdroid on your android device. Then activate wi-fi hotspot on your android and open the airdroid app. Next connect your pc to that hotspot, open any browser in your pc and enter the url provided by the airdroid ...


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The Default mode for Android USB Transfer is MTP (Media Transfer Protocol), which isn't supported by Mac. Apple’s Mac OS X is a holdout — it doesn’t include MTP support at all. Apple’s iPod, iPhone, and iPad use their own proprietary syncing protocol along with iTunes, so why would they want to support a competing protocol? Google provides an ...


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USB Mode: Set Default to MTP (file transfer) Marshmallow/6.0 Default is set to Charge only mode, You can enable developer options and enable MTP feature by following below steps: Settings -> About phone -> Touch 7 times on Build Number to enable Developer options Settings -> Developer Options -> Select USB Configuration -> MTP


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After about 4 hours of installing drivers, wiping data & cache of apps, wiping cache partition, etc... I found the solution was just to change USB option from 'MTP' to Charging while USB was connected to the computer, then while still connected, change the USB option back to MTP once more, voila! Edit: How to find the USB options may vary between ...


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I just had the same problem tonight. All of a sudden my pc wouldn't recognize my S3 when I connected via the USB. I tried the USB debugging first and restarting...didn't work. I popped the battery out and restarted, and the USB icon showed up. Hope that helps. Thanks for all the helpful troubleshooting ;)


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Enable USB debugging: Go to phone settings -> About -> Tap build number repeatedly until developer menu is enabled. Go there and tick USB debugging. On your PC, go to your device manager (You can find it in Control Panel, System) when the Phone is plugged in and set to MTP. Locate the phone, (it might come up as "Android Phone" if so open the tree a level. ...


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If your phone is able to connect in another PC, the problem is in PC and not with the droid. The possible solutions are Download Motorola driver Goto Device Manager and right click on the motorola device name and select uninstall Now right click and select Scan Hardware Change Now select Update Driver Software and click browse and point to the downloaded ...


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As you said, it's possible only if your device is rooted.. Google no longer supports USB Mass Storage Mode due to several reasons, since JellyBean. However, there are softwares for PC that virtually shows & provides access to the device (connected in MTP mode) as a Removable Storage USB Drive, like for example, MTPdrive (as @beeshyams commented); no ...


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Summing up from the comments above... As eldarerathis wrote: "connected as a media device" suggests it's using MTP, which would require special software to be installed (there are MTP packages available for different Linux flavours). Try getting UMS working You might also want to check your "notification area" when the device is connected:...


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Funny thing is: Blowing into the phones USB solved the problem for me. Maybe you try that =D


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Open a terminal in ubuntu(ctrl+alt+t) and type this commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update Then, launch Software Updater (previously known as Update Manager) and install the available updates. Afther you pdate everything restart pc. if you want to revert back before making any changes: sudo ppa-purge ppa:langdalepl/...


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Google changed the USB protocol for Marshmallow to always default to charge. The reason for this change because they brought back the ability to make external storage (SD card) become internal storage. Creating a new storage type called "Adoptable Storage". Originally google removed the ability to swap storages because they viewed it as a huge security ...


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XDA developer capslock66 has developed a reverse tethering tool which is the simplest yet (and hopefully in future too). Only requirement is a rooted phone. You can download it from here- Android reverse tethering via usb It comes as a zip file with all the adb files and dependencies. Once you open the application, it will do all the settings on your phone ...


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Starting in 4.0 (actually 3.0, but few devices used that), most Android devices use the MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) class rather than the Mass Storage class. This was done for various reasons, including the annoyances attendant to having to unmount the SD card from the Android device to access it from the PC. Samsung has embraced this new way rather ...


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In Ubuntu 16+ all you need to do is click the swipe on the phone after plugging in the usb cord and select "File Transfer". The default mode is "USB Charging", and it will hide the file system from you.


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These steps can be follow in android: kitkat version to switch from media Device to Camera or vice versa... Connect your Device with the computer. It will automatically detect the USB connection. There are two ways to redirect to settings of Media device/Camera. In case of no usb Connection detect please check the cable or driver for device. From ...


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Go to Settings-->Storage-->Menu(3 dots in the corner) and tap USB computer connection. When there, make sure MTP and PTP are both unchecked.


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The best I found so far is an application named MTPEnabler: http://forum.xda-developers.com/android/apps-games/app-mtp-enbaler-t3263467


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As beeshyams pointed out in comments, the software doesn't control which endpoint is the host and which is the peripheral: the hardware itself controls it. On a phone that doesn't have a USB-A port, you use a USB-OTG cable or adapter. This has a "host end" and a "peripheral end". (On the early USB-OTG cables, it was hard to tell which is which, but on an ...


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There is a long list of Ethernet related questions but none has a comprehensive answer covering all aspects. I'm generalizing your question in order to share my knowledge on this. This is what you need to do in order to make Ethernet work on Android: Make sure OTG support is available Kernel must be built with Ethernet (and USB Ethernet) support Handle USB ...


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Make sure your device is connected. Open Device Manager. In USB Devices, find a SAMSUNG composite device (can't capture a screenshot because it goes away). Right click, choose Uninstall and make sure to check "get rid of that sheet of driver software"... Well... I mean "delete driver software too". Disconnect and reconnect USB, or clik Detect Devices ...


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An Android device in "Mass Storage" mode behaves just like a USB flash drive: It presents itself as a block device that can be mounted (i.e. "used") by the host PC. Just like a USB stick does. Additionally "USB Debug Mode" can be enabled, which creates a new USB endpoint for the Android Debug Bridge (adb). This allows a user to ...


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Go to Settings > Storage > overflow menu (three vertical dots) > USB computer connection. You can choose MTP. From now on, there will be a notification when you plug the USB device.


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as previously stated: Blow hard into the phone's port to clear out the dust & other garbage If you're connecting it to the front of the computer make sure nothing else is plugged in Connect it to the back of the computer., much better & STRONGER connection than the front If you're connecting to laptop, Again., first blow into the phone's port, do ...


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