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How to enable USB debugging on android devices?

by onAugust 21, 2014

Android is an open source firmware which is designed for the developers. So that they can make changes in this firmware according to their needs and develop android applications. For the development purpose it is necessary to root your android device. Rooting the Android device means a complete Administrative Privilege, with rooted device developer can access system files and can change it according to his need.

To root the Android device, it is necessary to enable USB debugging mode on your device. Debugging mode helps connect and communicate the phone with laptop or PC using Android SDK (Software Development Kit).

The main purpose of Android SDK Tool is to develop games or applications for testing process and then install them to the phone while USB Debugging mode is enabled.

In almost every branded phone USB debugging is disabled. But users can enable it with various ways if they want to make some modifications in phone. Same as when we want to use it for development purpose we have to activate USB debugging mode, different android devices have different methods to turn on USB Debugging mode.

Now we will describe different methods for different devices to enable USB debugging mode on Android devices:

To enable USB Debugging mode on Android 2.3 and above devices i.e. GingerBread


Step 1: Go to Settings Menu then touch and Open ”Applications“


Step 2: Touch and Open ”Development“


Step 3: Now Check the USB Debugging option



To enable USB Debugging mode on Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich Devices

Step 1: Go to Settings Menu then touch and Open ” Development “


Step 2: Now Check the USB Debugging option



To enable USB Debugging on Android 4.2+ JellyBean Devices

Step 1: Go to Settings Menu, Open About Phone and then tab on Build Number for seven times to open the Developer Option.


Step 2: Now Developer Option will appear on the Setting menu.


Step 3: Go back to Setting Menu, Open the Developer Option and now Check the USB Debugging option to enable it.



A special note about the Kindle Fire and the Kindle Fire HD: In Kindle Fire there is always USB Debugging mode on. You can enable USB Debugging on the Kindle Fire HD by pulling down the notifications bar, Select More > Security > Enable ADB


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