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  1. Cincybearcatfan

    Cincybearcatfan Well-Known Member

    I was bored tonight so I stumbled upon something cool. Go to Settings> About Phone> and tap on build number. It begins to warn you that you're about to become a developer. After you become a developer you have lots of options under the developed options screen.

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  2. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Yep, this was a change when Jelly Bean was released. Previously it was always there.
    I really only need it to allow USB debugging.
  3. mistermojorizi

    mistermojorizi Well-Known Member

    i have a developer options menu enabled, but i never became a developer (tapped the build number 7 times). i thought that was a cool thing about the dmaxx. did you guys not have that menu?
  4. Thom

    Thom Premium Guide Member Guide

    When I got my Maxx right after activation it offered up the OTA. I did not investigate anything I just installed the OTA.

    When I looked at the options for the first time the Developer options entry is present and Developer options is On.

    If I go to About Phone | Build number it reports "No need, you are already a developer."

    So ... it was the default option on my Maxx.

    ... Thom
  5. mistermojorizi

    mistermojorizi Well-Known Member

    it was on by default, but when i got to build number andpress on it, it says "press x many more times to become a developer"

    that's why this is interesting. also the developer options were on before i took the OTA. I delayed taking for about a week to see if we'd get root. we didn't so i took it.

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