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How to Enable Developer Options on Android Oreo (8.0/8.1)

Developer options is a very useful hidden feature on Android mobile device. With the popularity of Android handset, it is not merely for developers but for normal users who want to try awesome technical experience. As a result, Developer options is no longer a secret. The problem is that, however, Android changes the way to open/use it quite often. On Android Oreo, the path to Developer options is a little different again.

Steps to Open Developer Options on Android Oreo (8.0/8.1)
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Select System.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and select About phone.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and tap Build number 7 times.
  5. Return to the previous screen to find Developer options near the bottom.
The most frequently-used feature on Developer options is USB debugging, which is of great use when people need to connect a mobile phone to PC and process further tasks, like rooting cell phone, transferring files and recovering lost data.

How to Recover Data from Android Oreo Phone?

As mentioned above, when you enabled Developer options and USB debugging, it is possible to retrieve deleted files from Android smartphones, which would be urgent need when people find the disaster. Of course, phone internal memory data recovery also needs the phone to be rooted, but it is worthy if the lost files are precious.

Best Android Data Recovery Software

iReparo Android Data Recovery is the best and most safe recovery app for mobile phones with Android Oreo as well as other Android versions.
  • Undelete contacts, messages, photos, videos, WhatsApp from phone memory and SD card
  • Filter files for scanning according to formats and type
  • Recognize almost all flagships of major cell phone manufacturers
  • 100% safe and risk-free with no alteration to your phone or your data 

Easy Steps for Android Oreo Data Recovery

1. Run the recovery tool and choose the file you need to recover.

2. Connect your phone to PC, and follow on-screen instruction. You'll need to turn on USB debugging on your phone. See how on Android Lollipop and above.
3. Preview and Recover files from your mobile phone to PC.

With any luck, you should get back the lost data. There are actually many more cool tips and tricks for your Android phone, just make sure to make backups for your data and system and then enjoy them.


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