Android is one of the most popular mobile OS today and various handset manufacturers have their devices running Android. If you own an Android phone, you might want to connect it to Windows PC for multiple reasons.
If you want to transfer files and media to and from Android phones to Windows, generally the mass storage drivers are installed. But when you want to connect your phone in USB debugging mode, then you need to install drivers.
On Windows, any new hardware needs drivers and this holds good for phones as well. Android Drivers for Windows are needed for development and debugging and also to transfer media files to and from the device. But the real problem is that each manufacturer has their own USB driver and it is not unique for all Android phones.
Download Android USB Drivers for Windows
Most of the times when you buy a new handset, you get the software installation CD and also it comes with drivers. But in case you are using an Android phone and want to download the USB drivers, here is a list of Android USB drivers for Windows with download links for several popular OEMs.
- Acer Android USB Driver
- Asus Android USB Driver
- Dell Android USB Driver
- Google USB Driver
- HTC Android USB Driver
- Huawei Android USB Driver
- Intel Android USB Drivers
- Lenovo Android USB Driver
- LG Android USB Driver
- Motorola Android USB Driver
- Samsung Android USB Driver
- Sony Mobile Android USB Driver
- Toshiba Android USB Driver
- ZTE USB Driver
How to Install Android USB Driver on Windows
To install the Android USB Drive on Windows PC for the first time:
- Download the appropriate driver for your device from the list above.
- Connect your Android devices to your computer USB’s port.
- Right-click on Computer and select “Manage”
- Select “Devices“ in the left panel.
- Find and expand “Other device“ in the right panel.
- Right-click the device name in the list and select “Update Driver Software“. Hardware Update Wizard will be launched.
- Select “Browse my computer for driver software” followed by “Next“.
- Next, click “Browse” and locate the USB driver folder.
- Final step is to click “Next” to install the driver.
If you need any specific drivers for your Android handset, do post in the comments. If you have any additional links, you can share it here so that we can add it to the list.