Activate Developer Mode on Galaxy S9

You can activate developer mode on Galaxy S9 by accessing Settings and go to About Phone. Scroll to and tap on Software Information and select the Build Number option. Tap on the Build Number seven times continuously. If prompted, enter your PIN to continue and confirm your action. 

Further details are also provided below. If you need to activate developer mode on Galaxy S9 due to a necessary circumstance, read further and find out how. 


When working on your Galaxy S9 smartphone, you might need to access the “developer options” menu. However it’s important to note developer options isn’t available by default in the settings menu of the Samsung Galaxy S9. This is to prevent an inexperienced user for playing with developer settings and break something in their smartphone!

If you need access to your developer options menu to access more settings, simply follow this guide:

  • Go to Settings > About Phone.
  • Tap on Build number at least seven times repeatedly.
  • You will eventually see a popup saying “Developer mode Activated”.
  • Go back into Settings and verify if Developer options appeared at the very bottom.

Voila! You now have access to developer options on your Samsung S9. Simple right?

If you’re trying to access developer mode so you can solve USB connection issues between your Samsung Galaxy S9 and a computer or MAC, we’ve created a guide on all the troubleshooting steps you can take to solve the issue! Click here for help with USB connection issues.

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