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Easy But Useful Ways to Enable USB Debugging on Huawei Devices

With the popularity of Huawei devices, the needs of using third-party tools like MobiKin Assistant for Android, Doctor for Android or Transfer for Mobile to manage and protect Huawei phone data are increasing. In order to successfully use these programs, the first step you need to do is to enable USB debugging on Huawei devices.

 

Then how to turn on USB debugging on Huawei devices? Just read on to learn the ways.

What is USB Debugging Mode?

For Android users, USB debugging mode is a feature that you can't skip to know. The primary function of this mode is to ease a connection between an Android device and a computer with Android SDK (software development kit). Apart from that, it allows you to access and use your device as a developer, which would grant you more permission. Hence, it is essential for Android users to know how to enable USB debugging on Android device.

How Can I Enable USB Debugging on Huawei Mate Series?

If you have not accessed the "Developer options" on your Huawei Mate devices beforehand, you need to enable it at first:

1. Unlock your device and then enter "Settings".

2. Scroll down the screen to choose the "System" option.

3. Continue to tap on the "About phone" option.

4. Tap "Build number" 7 times in rapid succession.

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After enabling the "Developer options", you can start to turn on the USB debugging mode on the Huawei Mate device now:

1. Go back to "Settings" on the device and go on to click "System" option.

2. Under the "System" option, you should browse to find out the option "Developer options" and turn it on.

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3. Slide to turn on the "USB debugging".

4. After that, you may receive a message asking you whether to "Allow USB debugging". Just tap on "OK" when you see the message.  

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How to Open USB Debugging on Huawei Honor Series or P Series?

Also, if it is your first time to access "Developer options" on Huawei Honor or P series device, the first thing you need to do is to enable the option:

1. Turn on your mobile phone.

2. Navigate to "Settings" > "About phone".

3. Tap "Build number" for 7 times and the "Developer options" will appear in "Settings".

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Then you can try to open the USB debugging now:

1. Select "Settings" option and scroll down to choose "Developer options".

2. Toggle on the button next to "Developer options".

3. Turn on "USB debugging" by sliding the button.

4. If you receive an "Allow USB debugging?" window after turning on the USB debugging, please tap on "OK".

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General Ways to Turn on USB Debugging Mode on Android Devices

There are some other general ways available for you to open the USB debugging mode on different kinds of Android devices as well. To complete the process with these methods, you need to check the OS version of your Android device first and then open the USB debugging according to the OS version. If you are interested in them, you can go to the page "How to Enable USB Debugging on Android Devices" to get the details.

Set the Applicable USB Connection Type on Huawei Devices (Running on Android 6.0 or Above)

For the users of Huawei devices running on Android 6.0 or above, they have one more thing need to do while connecting to computer - set an applicable USB connection type.

1. Go to "Settings" > ("System") > "Developer options".

2. Click on "Select USB configuration".

3. Choose the "Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)" option. If it does not work, turn to select the option "RNDIS (USB Ethernet)", "Audio source" or "MIDI".

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Ask Our Support Team for Help

These are the ways to enable USB debugging on Huawei devices. If you fail to debug the device by following the methods above, you can contact us via the email: support@mobikin.com with the following information:

- What's your phone model?

- What's the OS version of the device?

If you have met other problems while using our products, please go to the Product FAQ page to search for solutions.

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