How to Enable USB Debugging Mode for All Android Devices
What is USB Debugging Mode?
If you are an Android user, you should know USB Debug mode, There are a lot of function that you will get if you Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your Android devices, The main function you will get from enable this features is you will be able to connect your Android device and a computer with Android SDK (Software Development Kit). to enable this features, you need a USB cable to make a connection between each devices (Android and Windows PC).
If you ever hear someone said Android Developer Mode, its the similar thing with USB Debugging Mode, I mean, you must enable the USB debug mode to activate the Developer Mode.
What is USB Debugging Mode for?
Grants a higher level of Access to your Android devices
Testing a newly programmed apps
Read internal logs
Access any Android devices from Computer directly
Access console, Run terminal commant with ADB
How to Enable USB Debugging Mode On All Android
There are several different ways to enable USB Debugging Mode / Developer mode on your Android devices, its depending on the version of your Android thar you are used. And after you can enable this features you can do such a thing, such as, Rooting, Backing up, Install custom ROM, Test a newly apps, and more. OK, Lets we start, you can see the Screenshot to help you understand it easily.
- USB Debug for Android 2.0 – 2.3.x (Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread)
- USB Debug for Anroid 3.0, 4.0 – 4.1.x (Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- USB Debug for Android 4.2.x , 4.3 , 4.4.0 , 4.4.2 , 4.4.4 (KitKat)
For Android 4.2 and higher, there is a little different to enable usb debug mode, it has been hidden, and you must showing up it first, follow the simple steps below :
Enbale the Developer Option Menu on Android 4.2+
Go to Setting – About phone – Search “Build Number“, and then tap on it several time, 7x to enable Developer options, Tap until you see a messeges “You are now a developer”
Now you can get back to the “Setting” , you will see something different than before, yes, you will see “Developer options” at the above of “About Phone“,
- USB Debugging for Android 5.0 Lollipop
For Android lollipop, you can follow the instruction of Android 4.2x, it is the same way to enable it.
Go to Setting – About phone – Build number – Tap 7x until you get “You are now a developer” messeges
NOTE : For Android 4.2 or higher and Android 5.0, I suggest, if you have finished using the “Developer mode”, you should change back “Developer options” to OFF, just for security reasons.