Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - USB Debugging Mode

If you need to facilitate a connection between your device and a computer with the Android SDK (software development kit), view this info.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Developer options Developer options icon.
    Note If unavailable, navigate: Settings > About phone > Software information then tap Build number seven times.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  3. Ensure the 'Developer options' switch (upper-right) is turned on Switch On icon.
  4. From the Debugging section, tap USB debugging to turn on or off.
  5. If prompted, tap OK to confirm.