How to enable developer options and USB debugging on Xperia XA2

The Xperia series of devices had undoubtedly gave a good reputation for Sony as a smartphone manufacturer. Sony has been a well-known company in a lot of fields. While developing the Xperia devices, Sony has cleverly used their expertise in different fields to build a cool device. Sony was successful in it and has a big fan base for their Xperia devices. The latest launch in this series is the Xperia XA2. In this guide, we will provide the steps to enable developer options and USB debugging on Xperia XA2.

Sony has added a full HD 5.2-inch display with the all-new Xperia XA2. A 23 MP sensor at the rear and an 8 MP sensor for perfect selfies comprises the camera department of the device. Both the camera sensors are from Exmor and have a lot of built-in features. Out of the box, the Xperia XA2 users can experience the latest Android Oreo operating system. The device is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 processor coupled with a 3GB RAM and 32 GB ROM. Memory can be externally expanded up to 256 GB using micro SD. A huge 3300 mAh is added for better standby time along with quick charging capability. The device is available in black and silver colors.

How to enable developer options and USB debugging on Xperia XA2

Steps to enable developer options and USB debugging on Xperia XA2

USB debugging is the most basic permission you should be enabled on your device if you want to connect your device to a PC with a USB cable. On older versions of Android enabling USB debugging was very easy. But for some reasons, Google has now hidden USB debugging within the developer options. So you should first enable developer options to get access to the option to enable USB debugging on Xperia XA2. The steps to enable developer option on Xperia XA2 are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on about phone
  3. Tap on build number multiple time until the confirmation of developer options enabled flashes on the screen

After enabling developer options, the steps to enable USB debugging are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on developer options
  3. Tap on USB debugging

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to enable developer options and USB debugging on Xperia XA2. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.