Step-by-Step Guide to Enable USB Debugging on an Alcatel OneTouch Device

Developers need to enable USB debugging on an Alcatel OneTouch device before they can create, test and run applications using the device. To enable USB Debugging, use the steps provided in this article.


  • An Alcatel OneTouch device
  • A USB cable
  • Developer options enabled

Step 1: Turn On Developer Options On Your Alcatel OneTouch Device

To enable Developer Options, first go to your device Settings, look for About Phone, and tap on Build. Then continuously tap on Build number seven times to enable Developer Options. Once you enable Developer Options, go back to Settings and you can find it there.

Step 2: Enable USB Debugging

Once you've enabled Developer Options, go back to the setting page again and scroll down to Developer options and click on it. Find USB Debugging, check the box next to it to enable it. A pop-up window will appear for you to confirm your choice. Tap OK to allow.

Step 3: Disconnect Your Device

Once you have enabled USB Debugging, disconnect your device from your computer. Then, reconnect your device again.


Q: I enabled USB Debugging but my device is not recognized?

A: First, ensure that the device is connected properly, specifically the USB port and cable. The device may be taking some time to be recognized; allow for several minutes for the device to be recognized by the computer. Try using a different USB cable if the problem persists.

Q: How do I know if USB Debugging is enabled on my device?

A: On your Alcatel OneTouch device, go to Settings, Developer Options and check if USB Debugging is enabled (there should be a checkbox to the left of the option).

Q: What is USB Debugging?

A: USB Debugging is a feature that allows an Android device to communicate with a computer running Android SDK allowing users to make modifications and access the device on a deeper level.

Q: Can I enable USB Debugging while the device is connected to the computer?

A: Yes, you can use the same steps provided above to enable USB Debugging while the device is connected to the computer.

Q: Is USB Debugging safe to use?

A: Yes, USB Debugging is a safe process as long as you are connected to a trusted computer. Make sure the computer is secure and password protected.

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