How to enable USB Debugging on your Android devices

USB-Debugging

Enabling USB Debugging on your Android device is required to run certain applications, help aid rooting, running the CyanogenMod installer and much more. In general, the method to enable USB Debugging has been the same throughout the various Android versions, however for devices such as HTC, Samsung, etc all have the location slightly different to each other.

Please note that on devices running Android 4.2 and higher, Developer options are hidden by default. You can reveal them at any time by following these steps

  1. Go to your Settings menu
  2. Tap on About phone
  3. Tap 7 times on the Build number

The Developer options should now be enabled for you to use!

How to enable USB Debugging for Samsung TouchWiz devices

  1. Go to your Settings menu
  2. Tap on the More tab
  3. Tap on Development options
  4. Tick USB Debugging

How to enable USB Debugging for HTC SenseUI devices

  1. Go to your Settings menu
  2. Scroll down until you see the Developer options and open it
  3. Tick USB Debugging

How to enable USB Debugging for Sony Xperia devices

  1. Go to your Settings menu
  2. Tap on Applications
  3. Scroll down and tap on Development options
  4. Tick USB Debugging

How to enable USB Debugging for general Android Devices
This does vary with different devices but in general it is the same as the Sony devices

  1. Go to your Settings menu
  2. Tap on Applications
  3. Scroll down and tap on Development options
  4. Tick USB Debugging

Can’t find the options on your Android device? Drop in a comment below with your model number and let us know!