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How to Change USB Preferences Android 13, 12, 11

Last Updated on April 1, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Have your Android USB Settings changed? No problem. You can see all the steps to change USB preferences Android phones using the developer mode settings. USB connection is generally used to access all the data on a PC from Android 13, Android 12, and Android 11. If you insert a USB into your laptop, your Android device will get the option of USB charging with Mass Storage. You will get 6 various choices for USB configuration in your android device, like charging, media transfer protocol (MTP), Picture transfer protocol (PTP), RNDIS (USB Ethernet), Audio source, and MIDI.

Connecting the data cable will be very easy for you to connect your Android Phone with USB Mass Storage Mode. Clicking on MTP mode on your Android device allows you to transfer all your data, like photos, movies, and songs, from your Android Device to your PC or Laptop. Follow the steps to change Android USB settings.

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How to Change USB Preferences Android Phones and Tablets

Check out the below-given steps to change USB settings on Android devices.

How to Change USB Preferences (USB Configuration) Android 13 and Android 12

Step 1: Open Phone settings.

Step 2: Scroll and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on Developer options.

Make sure to turn on developer mode on your device.

Change USB Settings on Android 12 and Android 11

Step 4: Scroll down and tap Default USB configuration in the networking section. You can see several USB options here.

How to Configure Android USB Settings

Step 5: Choose File transfer or Android auto/USB tethering/MIDI/PTP/No data transfer.

Change Android USB Settings (Android 11)

Settings > System > Developer options > Default USB configuration > Choose from the option you want to set

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Change USB Settings Android 10 and Android 9 (Pie)

Step 1: Go to settings in your latest android devices.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on Advanced.

Step 4: Tap on Developer options.

If you can’t see the developer option, you can enable developer mode on your latest Android devices using this.

Step 5: Scroll down and tap on Default USB configuration under the Networking section.

Step 6: Choose Android 10 USB settings from File transfer/Android Auto, USB tethering, MIDI, PTP, or No data transfer.

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How to Change USB Preferences Android Android Nougat (7.1.2), Marshmallow (6.0), and Android Lollipop (5.1.2)

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Android.


Step 2: Scroll down until the end of the page, and tap on Developer options.

In some of the devices, developer mode is hidden. Using this trick, enable developer mode on Android phones.


By default, disable or turn off developer options.

Step 3: Toggle on the “Off”.

You can see the below screen on your Android phone.


Step 4: Tap on OK.

Now, enable developer mode on your device and see settings.


Step 5: Under the networking section, tap on USB configuration.

You can see various below options on the screen.

change usb settings android

Step 6: Choose from the above-given options want to set or change USB configuration Android phone

That’s all. Following the above steps, you can easily change your Android USB connection Settings. If we missed anything or you face any issues, please reply in the comment section.


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  1. I don’t seem to have networking options 🙁

  2. Every article I read on this is no help. I have Android 6.0.—. I have a Samsung Note 4. When I plug my phone into my laptop it defaults to TRANSFER FILES. Not the charging option. I turn on DEVELOPER OPTIONS and set the default USB action to CHARGING. It makes NO DIFFERENCE. The phone always defaults to TRANSFER FILES.

  3. I want to upgrade my system on my ASUS phone and I am not very tech-savy. How do I do that?

  4. For some reason there is not default usb configuration option in developer mode in honor x7a Magic ui 6.1 android 12 phone. Are there any steps to make it appear?

    • There is not any specific solutions to fix this issue. Try to connect your Honor device to your PC or Car (Android Auto) and ensure to unlock your phone. If display the notification on the status bar, you can change USb settings. If you can’t see the option in developer mode, please contact your phone support to resolve the issue. If you find any way, don’t miss to share details with us in the comment section. Thanks.

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