Enable USB Debugging Mode Tutorial – Connecting an Android device with a computer through USB cable is a very common thing that many people do.
It allows people to transferring files from and to the PC easily. But, there are other things that you can actually do when you connect your device with your PC and it is more than just data transferring.
By enabling USB debugging mode on your device, you can send more command to your device and have more freedom with it.
There are things that you do when you manage to enable Debugging Mode on your device. You can use it to execute commands with Fastboot and ADB. For a more complex command that usually used by a developer, debugging mode allow them to install an application through USB cable where they can test the app easily.
There are other commands that most developer use with this mode, but for most users, this mode will help them to execute command with ADB and Fastboot.
If you are really interesting on enabling USB debugging mode for your personal use, then you can follow these steps:
- First thing that you need to do is enable Developer Mode.
- You also need to download and install proper USB driver that matches the device you are using. This driver usually available from the seller or the manufacturer of the phone and you can find it easily.
- Connect the device with the PC using USB cable.
- On the device, go to Settings applications.
- On the Settings menu, find Developer Options and tap on it.
- On the Developer Options menu, find Debugging section. Right next to it, there is a box where you can check to enable it or uncheck to disable it. Since you want to have it work in your favor, makes sure check on the box to enable this feature.
- You also can check on the box that saying “Always Allow“. By check on this box, you will have instant access to this feature every time you connect your device to your PC without have to go through the whole steps again and again.
- In the dialog box, choose OK to allow the access.
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Now you already enable USB debugging mode and you can use it to execute any commands or do something else when your device is connect with your PC through USB cable. Now, some people may find that the dialog box that was supposed to pop up at the end of the process is not appearing.
If it’s happen, then you can try to unplug the USB cable from your device and plug it once more. In more extreme cases, you can restart your device to make the dialog box appear.
Enabling USB debugging mode indeed gives you more access to execute a command rather than just transferring files from and to your PC.
The process is easy and simple enough to follow, but still you must fully understand on what you are doing when you enable this mode, so there will be no problem appears in the future.