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.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Samsung USB Driver for Mobile Phones

Turning on USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

 Running "adb" on USB Debugging Interface

 Installing Application to Tablet using "ant installd"

 Installing Application to Tablet using "adb -d install"

 Installing "AboutAndroid" to Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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