Android Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 3.02, by Dr. Herong Yang
Turning on USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
This section provides a tutorial example on how to turn on 'USB Debugging' on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 mini tablet by tapping 'Build Number' 7 times.
With Samsung USB Driver for Mobile Phones installed on my Windows system, I am ready to run my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in debug mode.
1. Connect Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 mini tablet to a Windows computer with a USB cable. Windows will install proper device drivers to support the mini tablet.
2. On the mini tablet, tap on "Home", "Settings", "About Device" and find the build number at the bottom. Then tap "Build number" 7 times. Yes, 7 times! The "Developer options" shows in the menu.
3. Tap on "Developer options". You will see some development settings:
Desktop backup password Stay awake Bluetooth HCI snoop log Process stats Debugging USB debugging - Debug mode when USB is connected Revoke USB debugging authorizations Include bug reports in power menu Allow mock locations Select debug app Wait for debugger Verify apps via USB Input Show touches Show pointer location Drawing Show screen updates show layout boundaries Force RTL layout Window animation scale Transition animation scale Animator duration scale Simulate secondary displays ...
4. Tap on the "USB debugging" checkbox to turn on the setting. You will get the confirmation message:
Allow USB debugging? USB debugging is intended for development purposes only. It can be used to copy data between your computer and your device, install applications on your device without notification, and read log data. [OK] [Cancel]
5. Tap on "OK" to confirm.
Last update: 2015.
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