I’ve been developing Android applications for awhile now. However not owning an actual device I’ve only ever used the emulator. Recently I shelled out for a Moto G and found it wasn’t obvious how I could get it hooked up to my mac.
This was a case of RTFM (http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html), step 2 eluded me until I stumbled across it on a stackoverflow post..:
To enable USB debugging:
1. Launch the settings application -> about
2. Click build number 7 times
3. Developer options should now be available from the main settings menu:
4. Enable USB debugging