USB Options gone


My Android phone stopped showing the USB options, including downloading photos, and just shows charging when plugged into computer with USB cord. How do I get the options back?



Most of the time, a full shutdown of the phone fixes this kind of thing.

  • Hold the power button until you get the slider.
  • Slide that to the right and wait until the phone fully shuts down.
  • Then press the power button and let the phone reboot.


Thanks for the suggestion, I tried that and it didn’t change anything. I am still looking for a solution if anyone has any ideas.


Try a different USB cable, if the data contacts are worn out on one of the connectors it will cause this exact symptom, power but no data.