When you connect can you see the USB symbol somewhere at the top? Sometimes it may function intermittently. Had the same issue with my phone. It was charging fine though. I cleaned around the usb connection port on phone. Used a toothpick to just pick around the connectors(didn't have any small tools or anything better). The bottom portion on the connectors is way too small so just used compressed air bottle to blow out a little. The top and sides used the toothpick to clean out the dust and dirt (there was lots on my phone). Take your time and clean gently around the usb connectors on phone.
Once I did this my phone is back to normal again.
If your phone is new and not dirty most likely software issues.
Hey! I tried this but my phone still doesn't show up as a separate drive. It used to work fine earlier though. I have Moto G1, and Dell Inspiron.
Could it be becaue I'm using my laptop in Safe Mode? Does it create a problem in connecting devices to your pc if it's in Safe Mode?
Hey! I Found A Solution For You Guys! I Know Its 2015..But! First Plug In Your Phone Into Your PC Then Restart Your Phone...Then While Its Booting Un-Plug It And Plug It Back In Your PC Back Really Fast...And That's It! Ull See Your Phone As Storage In Couple Of Seconds! Enjoy!
Take your battery out for about 20 seconds. Press the start button and the button at the bottom of the screen at the same time and hold for a few seconds. The phone will start and will again communicate to your computer.
Samsung Note 4 connecting to Windows 10
I was getting the connection sounds from both devices and my phone showed "Connected as a media device" but nothing appeared in explorer.
Turning off power saving appears to have fixed the problem.
> Settings > System > Battery > Tap Power saving mode
All you need to do with new windows 10 not detecting Android phone is, install below two KBs and restart.
Step1. install: 'KB3010081' ---> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3010081
Step 2. install: 'KB3099229'---> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3099229
And you are done. Open My computer and you will see MTP logical drive in there.
After one more reboot, you may see your phone model/ make as drive label.
Thanks and enjoy!
If it's charging that means the wire is output only try different wires that also once u have the right wire a notification pops up click on it and it will give u options one will say transfer media then go on ur files and it should be there if this doesn't work its a software u need