resolve USB mass storage not working issue on Samsung Galaxy SIII and Samsung Galaxy Note 2

How funny that you can files from PC to mobile but you cannot see the files on your mobile so that you could copy the files out of your mobile. Such is the problem with recent software changes by samsung/android in latest flagships, viz. Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy SIII.
There are three work arounds.
1. Hit camera(PTP) in USB settings when you connect throug USB and then again hit Media device(MTP). though this one is not 100% sure but i dont know why sometimes it loads my USB storage. Second one's a bit more longer but works well.
2. Disable USB debugging in the developer options under settings and you should get the USB Mass storage  working. But the problem with this is that if you often use titanium backup or CWM or any other app that needs USB debugging ON, then you might find it irritating switching the settings back and forth. So in that case you have this second alternative, that is designed for Samsung Galaxy SIII but works equally well on our Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
3. USB mass storage mode is no longer supported on latest Samsung Galaxy series including Samsung Galaxy Note II. What you have – Media device (MTP) and Camera (PTP) mode only. Luckily, there is a way to enable USB mass storage mode on Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Yes, it is working on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware too. But have limitation which it is workable on external micro SD card only. It can’t mount internal sdcard as USB mass storage device. Furthermore, root access is required.
SGS3 Easy UMS is the free Android application that saves the day. Yes, it was developed for Samsung Galaxy S3 but still working on Galaxy Note 2 (since both of them are using the similar hardware).

Download SGS3 Easy UMS v1.7 here.
via: xda-developers
I can confirm that these methods have even worked on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with MIUI 3.1.18

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