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I've tried to connect a Nexus S to a MBP 2010 via USB. After connection, the Mac does not respond.

Anybody know why? I have tried it with a powered USB hub and get the same result: No responses for the USB storage.

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What do you mean by "not any responses"? Which response do you expect? –  Loïc Wolff Jul 19 '11 at 9:35
    
What are you using from your Nexus-S? The USB Storage? The Internet Connection? –  Martín Marconcini Jul 19 '11 at 11:00

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Fire up system profiler on your mac. This can be refreshed to show all USB devices connected - even if there is a driver issue, at least you'll know if the cable and physical connection are good.

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You may need to download software provided by Samsung to connect your device by USB.

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The Samsung Nexus-S doesn't need any software and should appear as a regular USB storage where you can copy/move music, pictures and videos. –  Martín Marconcini Jan 9 '12 at 10:02

And finally I have found this issue is caused by a bad USB cable.

It is working when I use a HTC USB cable to connect to my MBP.

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