Samsung Galaxy S8 USB settings for MTP + ADB - how it works

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has additional USB settings that you can call if a USB connection between your smartphone and a PC or MAC cannot be established. How exactly works on the Samsung Galaxy S8, which is explained in more detail in the following article.

In order to open the MTP + ADB settings on the Samsung Galaxy S8, you need a code, which is entered via the phone app of the Android software.

  1. Open the phone app of the Samsung Galaxy S8
  2. Now enter the following code via the keyboard: * # 0808 #
  3. After you have entered the code, the following screen will appear:
  4. Under "USB Settings" set the marking on "MTP + ADB". Finished!
  5. Then reboot your Samsung Galaxy S8

A connection to your PC via USB cable should now be possible and no longer cause any problems.

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Worked great, i have an s8 and was getting a " unit cannot connect to this usb device" on a 2017 MQ mitsubishi triton. All working fine now, thanks again as even mitsubishi couldn't help.

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Brilliant! It worked beautifully once I realised there was was an asterisk before the first hash symbol. Thank you.

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