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Old March 10th, 2013, 08:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It should be noted that in order to use ADB you need to enable the USB debugging setting on the phone.

And, to add to the list of drawbacks and cons, even if you have a password lock on the phone, if USB debugging is enabled, and if your phone is lost or stolen, and if the finder/thief is sophisticated - yes, that's a lot of ifs - then they can also use the ADB application to access files and data on your phone.

The likelihood if this happening is probably very, very small, but you should know about this before enabling USB debugging.
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