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How to Install USB Driver for any Android Device

Jun. 3, 2015 01:35 pm / Updated by Andrew Coffe to Android
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If you'd like to connect an Android-powered device to your Windows computer, then you need to install the appropriate USB driver. Here we provide download links, where you can download the appropriate USB driver for your Android device, and show you how to install USB driver for Android device, including the Android USB drivers for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. It works on Android 6.0 and you will not worry how to do with the newest Android OS.

PS: It is a must when you use Android data recovery to recover files from Android phone and tablet.

Part I: How to Install USB Driver for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), like Samsung?

Firstly, find the appropriate driver for your device from the OEM drivers table below. Download it and follow the steps below to install or upgrade the driver, based on your version of Windows (Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista) and whether you're installing for the first time or upgrading an existing driver.

Caution: You may make changes to android_winusb.inf file found inside usb_driver\ (for example, to add support for other devices), however, this will lead to security warnings when you install or upgrade the driver. Making any other changes to the driver files may break the installation process.

Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Download OEM Drivers:

Brand Directly Download for Hot Models Can"t find your model? Look for it below
Samsung Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Note II, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy Prevail, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 10 More Drivers for Samsung Device
HTC HTC One, HTC One X+, HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC Desire X, HTC Desire C, HTC One V, HTC Explorer, HTC EVO 4G LTE, HTC Droid DNA, HTC First, HTC Amaze 4G, HTC Sensation 4G, HTC Inspire 4G More Drivers for HTC Device
Motorola Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD, Motorola Razr I, Motorola Droid Razr HD, Motorola Atrix HD More Drivers for Motorola Device
Sony Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia TL, Sony Xperia Tablet Z More Drivers for Sony Device
LG LG Optimus F7, LG Optimus F9, LG Optimus G, Nexus 4 More Drivers for LG Device
Ausu Asus Transformer Pad TF700, Nexus7 More Drivers for Ausu Device
More Brands Acer, ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, Dell, Foxconn, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Toshiba, Garmin-Asus, Hisense, Huawei, Intel, KT Tech, Kyocera, Lenovo, LGE, MTK, Oppo, Pantech, Pegatron, Sharp, SK Telesys, Teleepoch, Yulong Coolpad, Xiaomi, ZTE

Part II: How to Install USB Driver for Android Developer Phones, like Google?

If your device is one of the Android Developer Phones (purchased from the Google Play Developer Console), then you need the Google USB Driver, instead of an OEM driver. The driver provides drivers for the following devices:

Before you start, please put patience to do as follow for better rooting.

Note: However, Galaxy Nexus Driver is distributed by Samsung.

Firstly, use the Android SDK Manager tool that is included with the Android SDK:

That's it, if you followed the instructions correctly, it should work like a charm for you. Then, you can connect your Android device with Windows PC and do other operations, such as recover data from Android device (

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