To enable USB debugging on a Samsung Galaxy S7 device, access Settings from the Home apps screen and go to Developer option. Make sure that the switch is enabled and from the debugging section, tap USB debugging to toggle it on or off. If asked, select OK to confirm.
If you’re having trouble finding the USB debugging option in your Samsung Galaxy S7, it’s because the option is hidden until you activate Developer Mode in your device. Here is how to activate Developer Mode and find the USB debugging option:
- Go to Settings > About Device.
- Tap on Build number repeatedly until it says “You are now a developer”.
- You will now be able to access the Developer menu through Settings > Developer options.
- Enable USB debugging .
- You can now turn it off or on using your Developer options menu.
- If you are trying to use USB debugging to solve issues with connecting your Samsung Galaxy S7 to your PC, click here to follow a guide on how to fix usb connectivity issues.
USB debugging option is an android smartphone feature that allows android devices to communicate with a PC or laptop. This feature serves with a purpose to make the life of app developers more easier and convenient.
Once this feature is enabled on an Android device, app developers can have an access to certain information that is not often available. Though it may sound as a useful feature, it is also full of risks as hackers can easily steal personal information on a device with enabled USB debugging option.
Make sure to activate this feature only if needed or necessary. You may also use a spare phone if it is inevitable to use this kind of feature.
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