1. progrockfan's Avatar
    My desktop computer can no longer mount my Pixel after 8.0 Oreo through the USB 3.0 connection with Windows or Linux. USB 2.0 works with both Windows and Linux.
    09-02-2017 02:05 AM
  2. ptkelly's Avatar
    I have the Pixel with Android 8.0. I have a desktop with Windows 10. Using the cable that came with my Pixel with USB C and USB A, my Pixel connects fine with my desktop. My desktop immediately beeped and asked me what I wanted the new device to do.
    09-02-2017 06:57 AM
  3. N4Newbie's Avatar
    You do realize that, after physically connecting, you need to

    1. Make sure the Pixel is powered on and not locked and
    2. Drag down the notification bar; look for something that says (okay, I forget what it says exactly but something like connected to USB for charging...) - tap that and select File Transfer Mode.
    09-02-2017 07:04 AM
  4. progrockfan's Avatar
    Yes of course I know the obvious of the pull down and selecting file transfer mode. I used this computer and this phone everyday to transfer music back and forward on USB 3.0 prior to Android 8.0 update.

    My power supply is a 630W, and the board is an FM2 Gigabyte using a quadcore 3.6Ghz. Homebuilt and stable as a rock for a solid 5 years.

    Thank you for the responses. I can only assume this is a bug that will be fixed with an update.
    09-02-2017 08:03 AM
  5. N4Newbie's Avatar
    Yes of course I know the obvious of the pull down and selecting file transfer mode. ...
    Sorry for stating the obvious, but many people do not know these things.

    I can tell that my Pixel still connects to my Windows 10 PC without any issues; just transferred some music yesterday, as a matter of fact.

    One thing that has worked in the past, go into Windows Device Manager and delete *all* entries in any way related to your phone or any other Android device. Reconnect your phone and see what happens.
    09-02-2017 08:13 AM
  6. progrockfan's Avatar
    I have done the device manager route in Windows, and rescanned for new devices. I end up in the same situation where Windows or Linux does not even seem to recognize the device through the USB 3.0 port that was used everyday with Android 7.

    If others with USB 3.0 can test this out, that would be great! Thanks!
    09-02-2017 08:19 AM
  7. jackinthefox's Avatar
    I had this same problem on nexus 6p. when i plugged in id didnt ask what i wanted to do with the usb connection so it just charged. in developers options under the networking header there is "select usb configuration" where you can select mtp or whatever you want to do. worked for me. HTH

    edit: i did confirm the device was recognized by adb first.
    edit2: annoyingly, I also have to do this everytime as it does not remember the setting.
    09-04-2017 10:55 AM
  8. PJRed2008's Avatar
    If others with USB 3.0 can test this out, that would be great! Thanks!
    Have you checked for updated USB drivers for the PC?
    09-04-2017 11:06 AM
  9. antnewyork's Avatar
    I'm having the exact same issue since upgrading to Oreo. Device mgr showed 'pixel' under Portable devices, with an exclamation. I Removed it and now it comes back showing 'MTP USB Device' with an exclamation. Still Not working. I have tried it on 2 other Win 10 PCs and it works normally as it always did. I'll have to try copying the drivers off the working PCs.
    09-06-2017 07:31 AM
  10. gozirra's Avatar
    Mine's still working on Windows 10 as well. Definitely not an issue with the phone hardware or with Oreo, but with your Windows drivers.
    09-06-2017 08:36 AM
  11. Robert Whitacre's Avatar
    Mine's still working on Windows 10 as well. Definitely not an issue with the phone hardware or with Oreo, but with your Windows drivers.
    I Have the same issue. Except my Pixel doesnt Show in Explorer Properly on Usb 2.0 ports. but device manager shows it properly.
    09-09-2017 11:53 PM
  12. jojo131's Avatar
    Similar issue here too. Pixel XL didn't ask me what to do with the usb connection. I have tried with USB 2.0, USB 3.0, WIN 7, WIN 10, all failed....it cannot be recongized by adb either, and no response even I selected MTP in the developers options....

    OTG usb works well so at least the hardware itself should be fine....
    09-12-2017 08:32 AM
  13. mickrussom's Avatar
    OPR4 (Sept Oreo 8.0.0 build - OPR4.170623.006 ) still an issue. Windows 8.1 and Nexus 5x. USB 3.0 port, no MTP.
    09-15-2017 06:28 PM

Similar Threads

  1. How soon with the Note 8 get Android O?
    By walt27 in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 09-04-2017, 07:57 AM
  2. What to do if my music keep pausing while playing
    By Samanths Knowles in forum Gamestash
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-03-2017, 06:23 PM
  3. How to remove unknown lock screen
    By Prakhar Vatsa in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-02-2017, 10:59 PM
  4. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-02-2017, 12:09 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-02-2017, 01:25 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD