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Mobile World Congress 2019

Sonys Press conference from MWC took place end of February
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Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Apprentice
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Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Hi, 

 

I just bought this phone and I am experimenting with it. I I found that when I connect a USB drive using a USB-C to USB-A adapter, nothing shows up. I cannot find detect USB devices in the settings menu. But if I restart my phone then it detects the device. It also says that the phone is supplying power to the USB..If I disconnect it then I need to restart again to detect the USB  

 

The same adapter and USB connected to another phone like a Samsung works fine and an option pops up asking for a choice. 

 

What can I do to get this working on the Xz1? 

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Apprentice
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Anyone??

 

SONY?? 

Pioneer
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Hi @kaputme;

 

I don't know why it doesn't get detected when you connect it as in my XZ Premium (same firmware) when I connect the adapter with the USB drive after 3 seconds it gets automatically detected, I don't need to restart the phone. Don't know if it is different in XZ1.

Apprentice
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

On very very close inspection I found that the connector is not going fully in, like the cable provided with the phone .

The connector end looks different as well . May be I have to try another adapter.. 

One time poster
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Settings -> Device Connection -> USB Connectivity -> Detect USB device?

Apprentice
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Well this option is greyed out and says no connected device.

Apprentice
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Looks something very fishy..

 

i bought another type of usb abadper.. Micro USB to USB-C.. even that seems not to be detected.. but the original cabel. What is going on?..

 

Any sony rep here to answer??

Regular
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Re: Usb -C adapter connected to XZ1 not detected without restart

Same sort of problem here. My Seek Thermal USB camera always had to be detected manually on my Sony Z5 on Android 7.1.1, and then it worked fine. However, it also doesn't get auto-detected on Android 9 on my Xperia XZ1 but with the manual USB detection option gone in Android 9, I cannot use the thermal camera anymore (restarting the phone with the thermal camera plugged in does not solve the problem). Why was the manual USB detection option removed (and moreover why are Sony phones apparently not able to detect this device)?