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How to connect Sony Tablet with adb protocol through USB?

Connecting Sony Tablet with adb protocol through USB

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IMPORTANT: Before beginning any of these procedures you will need to follow the additional steps below to enable the USB Debugging mode on the tablet.

  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon.
     
  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon.
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  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap Settings app.
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  4. In the Settings app, tap Developer options icon.
     
  5. In the Developer options screen, tap to enable USB debugging.
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  6. At the USB debugging prompt, tap OK.

 

Please proceed with the appropriate operating system instructions:

 

For Windows (Windows XP with Service Pack 3, Vista and 7):

Note: For Windows XP operating system, please make sure that your VAIO has Windows Media Player version 11 or higher.

 

1. Install Google Android SDK and Google USB driver as described in Google Android SDK site.

 

2. Once the Google Android SDK and Google USB driver are installed, open the android_winsub.inf file and copy and append the following descriptions into the [Google.NTx86] and [Google.NTamd64] sections of the extras\google\usb_driver\android_winusb.inf file.


; Sony S1 Tablet WIFI
%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_054C&PID_05B4
%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_054C&PID_05B4&MI_01
; Sony S1 Tablet 3G
%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0955&PID_7100
%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0955&PID_7100&MI_01
; Sony S2 Tablet WIFI
%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_054C&PID_04D2
%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_054C&PID_04D2&MI_01


 

3. Open a command prompt and enter the following command: echo 0x54c >> %HOMEPATH%\.android\adb_usb.ini

 

For Linux (Ubuntu 11.04):

1. Install Google Android SDK and Google USB driver as described in Google Android SDK sites:


2. Once the Google Android SDK and Googke USB driver have been installed, utilize 0x54c as USB Vendor ID on creating new udev rule file(51-android.rules).


3. Open a shell prompt and enter the following command: echo "0x54c" >> /.android/adb_usb.ini.


For Mac (Mac OS10 and OS10.6.8):

1. Install Google Android SDK and Google USB driver as described in Google Android SDK site:

 

2. Open a shell prompt and enter the following command: echo "0x54c">> /.android/adb_usb.ini.