1. mosap143's Avatar
    HI all,

    I tried connecting my nexus 4 to PC when am trying to open it it says 'YOU DONT HAVE PERMISSION TO ACCESS THIS DEVICE' am i missing some thing.

    Thanks
    08-02-2013 05:18 PM
  2. DirkBelig's Avatar
    1. What operating system on your PC?
    2. What exactly is given the error - the PC or phone?
    3. What mode is your USB storage set to - Media Device (MTP) or Camera (PTP)?
    4. Is USB debugging turned on?
    5. What are you trying to do?
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    08-02-2013 07:27 PM
  3. amandroid123's Avatar
    1st step is done and nexus 4 shows on PC with MTP option selected on phone. However when trying to double click to access folders of nexus4 error comes as you do not have permission to access this device.

    Anyone knows on what might be causing this?
    09-14-2013 10:06 AM
  4. N4Newbie's Avatar
    Do you have a pin or pattern lock on your phone? If so, unlock the phone and try again.
    09-14-2013 11:55 AM
  5. amandroid123's Avatar
    Thanks, actually didnt set pin and pattern lock. Tried resetting to factory setting but still getting same message that you do not have permission to access this device
    09-15-2013 04:28 PM
  6. jambamochi's Avatar
    You can try to install Nexus 4 drivers on your PC. Here's a link usb_driver.rar (found it off xda-developers website). Or you can google search "Nexus 4 usb drivers". I'm not sure if this would solve your problem but definitely worth a shot if nothing else is doing it for you.
    09-15-2013 07:16 PM
  7. frenziedfemale's Avatar
    Are you using windows vista? Can you right click and look for administrator privileges? Have you tried setting it to the other, camera setting?
    09-16-2013 03:13 AM
  8. barani rajarathinam's Avatar
    Nope, this does not work. However thanks for the driver for Nexus 4.
    01-16-2015 02:16 AM

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