Enable Developer Options and USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy S5 – How to

Rafia Shaikh

Bringing a new TouchWiz user interface, Samsung Galaxy was, while loved by the user for the new look, also despised for being a bit tricky. Every Samsung Android smartphone and tablet succeeding Samsung Galaxy S5 will also have the same TouchWiz 2014 looks to give a premium software look across the line-up. With colorful new menu and bright looks, don't worry if you are having troubles navigating around. Here is a helpful guide to enable USB Debugging on Galaxy S5.

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How to enable USB debugging on Galaxy S5:

If you are feeling stuck in the plethora of options and settings, here is how to enable Developer Options and USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy S5:

  • Pull down the notification menu from Home screen and tap on Settings icon.
  • Go to General tab > About device
  • Next, scroll down to the Build Number and tap on it continuously for 7 times in a row. This will enable the developer options.
  • Now go back into the General tab and you will see a new Developer Options button
  • Tab on it and find USB debugging > check it
  • Ta da!

That was how to enable USB debugging on Galaxy S5 from Developer options. These steps will work on other Samsung smartphones and tablets featuring the 2014 TouchWiz user interface. Devices include Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, Galaxy Tab S, and Tab S 10.5.

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