If you have ever rooted or need to run debugging on your Android device, you may have already discovered the hidden menu referred to as “Developer options” of all Android Smartphone and devices.
The “Developer options” is a hidden setting on your Android device which lets you enable/disable a bunch of your device’ system level configurations, and also enable some critical functions required to debug and unlock the bootloader on the device.
By Developer options menu you can Enable USB Debugging to secure your device on USB connection in the control line OR graphical interface on a PC. Additionally, you can enable “OEM Unlocking” from programmer options to permit bootloader to unlock the device. In this guide, we will guide you on how to Enable Developer Options, Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock!!
How to Enable Developer Options
- Proceed to Settings on your smartphone.
- Scroll down a bit and find ‘About Phone’. Should be at the bottom of the settings.
- This will show up several details like Phone Model, Manufacturer’s Name, Kernel Version, Build Version, etc..
- Select and Tap on ‘Build Number’ a couple times. Ordinarily, it takes approximately 7 taps.
- A little dialog will flash saying ‘Developer Options Enabled’ or something similar.
- Now press the ‘Back’ key and you will observe that ‘Developer Options’ are added to the Settings.
- Tap it and if the Slide next to ‘Developer Options Enabled’ isn’t in ON position, turn it ON.
Enable OEM Unlock: Open “Developer options” menu, find OEM Unlock toggle button and Enable it.
Enable USB Debugging: Open “Developer options” “scroll down a bit and you’ll see Debugging menu, Enable “USB Debugging” option from there.
So, this was the full guide, how to enable developer options, debugging mode and OEM unlock on your Smartphone. In case if you have any doubt, query or suggestion then you can write us in the comments section.