Android is the most popular mobile operating system giving tough competition to Apple. One of the main reason of Android’s success is it being an open source platform which attracts not only developers but users too. Open source can be useful in modifying your device in many ways. Generally android system which comes in the smartphones have one barrier to the open source door. That is Developer Options. To enjoy your device fully and modify your device in your own way , you need to enable developer options. Developer options come with many features like:
- Enable USB debugging Mode
- Show CPU usage
- Show surface updates
- Windows Animation Scale
- Transition animation scale
- And many more
But among those, one feature is most important and most required one – USB Debugging Mode.
In rooting, custom ROMs or any type of modification purpose, you need to enable USB Debugging Mode in your android device. Though it is very easy to enable but for newbies it might be difficult as they don’t know and in newer android updates, method can be changed.
Thus here I am going to cover on How to Enable Developer options to enable USB Debugging.
In lower andrid versions , developer option is already enabled by default so you just have to open that and enable USB Debugging.
How to enable Developer Options and USB Debugging on Android 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 and 5.0 Lollipop:
- Go to Settings menu in your device and tap on About option.
- In Some samsung devices it will be in Settings> More/General tab> About |For HTC Devices : Settings> About> Software Information> More | For LG Devices it may be in Settings> About> Software Information
- After this scroll to “Build Number” and tap it for 7 times.
- After clicking 7 times you will watch an alert saying “You are now a developer”/”Developer mode has been enabled”.
- Now if you go to your Settings menu, you will see the developer options submenu over there.
- Click on the Developer options and then Turn On USB Debugging.
Visual Version for Lollipop:
On Older versions of Android
- Go to Settings app on your android device.
- Then go to “Applications” > “Development” and turn on “USB Debugging” option.
This way you can successfully enable developer options and can turn on USB Debugging with the help of our guide.