How to Enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL (Developer Options Explained)

Can’t figure out the way to enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL? If yes, then here is the complete step-by-step guide on how to enable hidden Developer Options and USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL. This single will work for both Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.

The Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL – the amazing smartphones made by Google. These devices are manufactured by the HTC, a famous Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer. Just the same Nexus series, these smartphones also comes with high-end features and runs on Google’s latest pure Android 7.1 Nougat OS.

How to Enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL (Developer Options Explained)

How to Enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL (Developer Options Explained)

Well, if you’re searching to enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL, then here is the simplest way to do so. As we know that, due to security reason, the Developer Options are hidden on any Android smartphone. However, it’s not a ground-breaking task to enable hidden Developer Options and go for enabling the USB Debugging mode. So, here a trick to enable developer options on Google Pixel / Pixel XL. Further, we will see how to enable USB debugging options on Google Pixel / Pixel XL. Let’s have a look at the guides below!

Note: After enabling USB Debugging on your Google Pixel / Pixel Xl, you can transfer data from PC, and also you can root Google Pixel or root Google Pixel XL easily.

Steps to Enable Google Pixel / Pixel XL Developer Options

Step 1) Unlock your Google Pixel / Pixel XL, tap on “Settings app” (scroll down) and go to “About Device.”

Step 2) Under the About section, find the “Build Number” and tap on continuously for seven times to enable Google Pixel / Pixel XL Developer Options. A floating message will be appeared saying ‘You are now a Developer’ or ‘Developer Mode Enabled.’

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That’s it! This is how you can enable Developer Options on Google Pixel / Pixel XL. You can access ‘Developer Options’ by navigating to ‘Settings > (Scroll Down) > Developer Options’ and make any necessary changes you like!

Now, let go through the steps to Enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL.

Steps to Enable Google Pixel / Pixel XL USB Debugging

As of now, I hope you can access Developer Options because, without it, you can’t Enable USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL.

Step 3) Navigate to Developer Options:

  • Settings > (Scroll Down) > Developer Options
  • Scroll down a little and tick the box says “USB Debugging”.

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Voila! You have successfully enabled USB Debugging on your brand-new Google Pixel / Pixel XL.

So, these are the steps to enable Developer Options and USB Debugging on Google Pixel / Pixel XL. If you still face any issues in following the guide as mentioned above, then do connect with us via the comments box below.