Tutorial on How to Enable USB Debugging on LG Device

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Kitty Parkerto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

As long as you have tried to connect your LG device to a computer, you must know that enabling USB debugging is essential for building a connection. Then how to enable USB debugging on LG device?  To complete that, you can follow the methods in the comprehensive guide: How to Enable USB Debugging on Android Devices. Or simply go with the steps provided in this specific guide.


Now just follow the steps below to easily open the USB debugging on your LG device.

Why You Need to Enable USB Debugging?

USB debugging is a function on Android device that enables users to establish a connection between their mobile phones and a computer with Android SDK (software development kit). After turning on the function, users are able to better control over and make use of their devices. In addition, you are able to manage or protect your phone data with some third-party programs like MobiKin Assistant for Android, Doctor for Android, Transfer for Mobile and so on.

Turn on USB Debugging on LG Device

Step 1. Enter "Settings" on your LG device. If you can find the "Developer options" under the "Settings" option, you can directly jump to Step 5. If not, just follow Step 2-4 to enable the "Developer options" at first.

Step 2. Scroll down the page to look for and tap on the "About phone" option.

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Step 3. Go on to choose "Software info".

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Step 4. Tap "Build number" for 7 times and then you can go back to "Settings" and the "Developer options" will be displayed on the screen.

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Step 5. Click the "Developer options" in "Settings" section.

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Step 6. Slide the buttons next to "Developer options" and "USB debugging" to turn them on.

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Step 7. Provided that you receive a message asking you whether to "Allow USB debugging" after turning on the USB debugging, please hit "OK".

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Select USB Configuration If Required

If your LG phone is running on Android 6.0 or above, you are required to select USB configuration as well. Here is how:

Step 1. Go to "Settings" > "Developer options".

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Step 2. Scroll down the page to find out and tap on the option "Select USB Configuration".

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Step 3. Choose the "MTP (Media Transfer Protocol)" option when the "Select USB Configuration" window pops up. If this option does not work, you can try other options: "RNDIS (USB Ethernet)", "Audio Source" or "MIDI".

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Ask Our Support Team for Help

Normally, you are able to turn on USB debugging on LG device by using the methods above. If they fail, you can contact us via the email: 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.

Kitty Parker
Kitty ParkerSenior Editor
In 2018, Kitty Parker graduated with a B.S. degree. After getting technical article writing training, she participated in MobiKin Team. She has spent years testing, studying, and writing professional articles on fields such as Android Backup, Android Recovery, and App Management. Proficient in creating diverse content, she regularly shares posts on social platforms to help those in need.
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