How to Enable Developer Options on Android – All the time when you would like to upgrade your Android phone or tablet via flash tool or whenever you want to Root your android device you will always need to enable USB debugging to connect and communicate with your Android device.
This mode is useful for connectivity and helps in sending command code to your Android phone or tablet via Odin. By default the USB debugging mode is disabled to avoid unintentional modifications on your device. But unfortunately you need to enable debugging option manually for your Android development process. For different Android versions there is different configurations to enable USB debugging mode.
The Developer Options Menu feature is something necessary to Android developers, and hackers as a means to quickly access, control their devices from the Computer. Even if you are an average user and want to root, install a ROM on your Android device phone or tablet, you have to turn on USB Debugging mode on your Android device. And you will not be able to enabe USB Debugging mode unless you enable Developer Options Menu on your device first.
Most useful features that are found under Developer Options
- Enable USB debugging.
- Quickly capture bug reports onto the device.
- Show CPU usage on screen.
- Display debugging information on screen like layout bounds, and other information.
- Many other options to simulate app stresses or enable debugging options.
The Developer Options Menu has always been visible by default in all previous Android versions but in Android 4.2 and higher, the Developer Options Menu and USB Debugging option have been hidden.
Enable Developer Options Menu on Android
Android 2.0 to Android 4.1.x
Go to Settings » Developer Options or Settings » Applications » Development.
Android 4.2 and higher
- Go to Settings.
- Scroll down and tap About phone or tablet.
- Scroll down and locate the Build Number field.
- To enable Developer Options, tap the Build number field seven times. After tapping a few times and you’ll see a countdown that reads like “You are now 3 steps away from being a developer.”
- When you are done being a Developer, you’ll see message like “You are now a developer!”.