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Author: Rainer Weikusat
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] mounting an android phone as usb storage
Nate Bargmann <n0nb@???> writes:
> * On 2016 29 Apr 15:29 -0500, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:31:29AM -0400, Steven W. Scott wrote:
>> > Alas, some are, some aren't and it seems to depend on manufacturer. Android
>> > is a wild-west with tens of thousands of different devices and every
>> > manufacturer, ISP, and their cousin puts their own little tweaks and mods
>> > on the kernel and drivers. Highly annoying.
>> Of course if all else fails, it is possible to access files o the phone
>> with the android debugger -- db, which runs on the computer you plug
>> the phone into. But you'd have to put the phone into developer mode
>> first.
> I gave up and installed AirDroid years ago as my phone requires a
> Windows app that enables MTP otherwise it presents itself as a read only
> USB mas storage device with the installer for the Windows app. :(

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