How to enable USB Debugging on Android 12


Each new version of Android OS brings new features, minor UI changes, and security improvements too, but Android 12 probably brings the biggest UI changes since Android Lollipop (v5). The most highlighted thing in the Android 12 is the Material You Design. And yes, there are new features as well as security improvements too.

Google is right on the edge to release the Android 12 stable version, and smartphone manufacturers have already started working to bring the latest skin based on Android 12. Android folks who love to customize their phone with custom ROMs, or want to uninstall stock apps on Android 12 phones will require enabling USB Debugging. So, here’s a simple guide on how to enable USB Debugging on Android 12.

There’s are a wide range of applications where you will need to enable USB Debugging. Some of these include – Custom ROMs flash, Uninstalling stock apps, Installing Apps via ADB commands, and more. Here are some simple steps on how to enable USB Debugging on Android 12 phones.

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How to enable USB Debugging on Android 12

  • Open the Settings app on your phone
  • Now, enable Developer options by tapping 7 times on the build version
  • Build version can be found under the About phone section.
  • Now, tap 7 times on the build version, and you will see a message like “You’re now a developer!”.
  • In case you have a Xiaomi / Redmi / Poco phone, then go to the About phone section, and tap 7 times on the MIUI version to enable the developer options
  • Now, go to the System page (inside the Settings app) and tap on Developer options. Xiaomi users can see the option inside the “Additional settings” page
  • Enable Developer options
  • Here, you can simply enable USB Debugging by tapping on the toggle button

USB Debugging is required when you make changes to the device’s internal settings through a computer. If you’re doing such things using your personal computer then it’s okay, else you can revoke USB Debugging authorizations using the developer settings, just for the security purpose.

Also Read: A huge boost for gamers with Android 12 

This was a simple guide to enable USB Debugging on any Android 12 phone. If you face any problem or have a query, drop the question in the comment section below, and we’ll help you with that.

Vicky Kumar
Vicky Kumar
Vicky Kumar is a close follower of tech especially when it comes to smartphone. He is passionate to write about the new updates in technology. When he is not working, you'll find him watching cricket highlights or surfing the web.

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