How to enable USB debugging mode on Android?

Android operating system is very cunning. By default, it does not allow you to make some special actions with it leading to serious changes. In particular, by connecting the machine to a computer via a USB cable, you can only transfer images, music and videos, at the same time a little rechargeable device. Something bigger system will not allow you. Fix it can activate USB debugging mode. In this material we will tell you about how to do it.

For which the debug mode is needed

In fact, this mode allows you to download any files to a smartphone or tablet, if the connection is made via USB. As a result, this contributes to a variety of changes in the operating system. Without activating the debug mode, it is impossible to submit to the customization of the installed software. Yes, what is there to say, without this you will not have a program even downloaded from a third-party resource to install...

In general, the USB debugging mode paired with a particular computer utility allows the following actions:

  • Send to a completely any file with a PC to a smartphone;
  • flash the device;
  • Make a backup of the application available on the device;
  • restore the performance of the smartphone;
  • get root rights;
  • Install the application downloaded from a third-party resource;
  • Copy any folder from the device file system.

Google positions the debugging mode as a function, useful for developers. But we understand that the USB debug mode on Android makes sense and the usual user. It remains to deal with how to do it.

Enabling USB debug

We will show the activation of the mode using the example of a clean android 5. If you have another version of the operating system, and also installed which -In trade envelope, then your actions may differ slightly. But not radically - the main principle will remain the same.

The first thing to be done is to enable the developer mode. To do this, it is sufficient to find in the menu settings about the phone, and then 5-7 times press item "Android version" (for Xiaomi devices This "MIUI version" ) Before the appearance of the inscription , "You have become a developer!". When the "For Developers" section is displayed in the settings, then you can go to the activation of the debug mode.

So, you need to make the following manipulations:

Step 1. Go to " settings".

Step 2. Scroll through the list almost at the bottom. Here, click on " for developers".

on more modern Android devices, debugging mode, like the developer menu, can be hidden in which -To subsections (it depends on the version of the operating system and the features of the shell used). Therefore, it is easiest to use the search for the desired parameter.

Step 3. In this section you need Activate the switch around the " debugging on USB".

It is possible that you first need to activate the main switch, which is at the highest.

Enable the debugging mode on Samsung products

This is how the debug mode is so easy to turn on Smartphones. But on some devices, the developer mode is hidden. For example, this is observed on the SAMSUNG tablet Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition and other South Korean gadgets. Here it is necessary to use in another way:

Step 1. Go to " Settings".

Step 2. Proceed to the section " about the device". If necessary, visit this tab " General".

Step 3. Press " information about. This must be done on the Android 6.0 operating system. On older versions of the OS, this item may be absent.

Step 4. Note " the assembly number. You need to quickly press it with your finger at about 7 times. This activates the developer mode, which the system will immediately inform you.

Step 5. Now return to the main menu of " settings". You will find the item " of the developer parameters. Click on it.

Step 6. Click on the checkbox located about the " debugging on USB".

Step 7. Confirm your actions by pressing the button " OK".

Such a simple algorithm of action. It was noted that on the old South Korean devices with Android 4.2.2 on board the developer mode can be enabled by default.