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USB Drivers are required on the PC/Mac that you wish to plug your smartphone into for proper detection of the phone.

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How to install ADB drivers on Windows 10 (OPO)

Problem: Install ADB drivers (google_usb_drivers) on a Windows 10 client in order to enable debugging for my OnePlus One (OPO). What I have tried: After some Googling I found several guides telling ...
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Why doesn't Huawei provide just the USB driver to use ADB?

I'd like to use the MyPhoneExplorer application to sync my Android smartphone with Windows over USB. This requires first installing a driver for the phone and the ADB application. However, the ...
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Cannot connect my Nexus 5X to Windows 10 PC

I have got a Google Nexus 5X and I would like to connect it to my Windows 10 PC. This is not my first Nexus phone and I'm familiar with things related to a computer as a developer. But I just can't ...
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I can't see my device in Android adb list

I have LG G3 with android 5.0 lollipop and I want to connect it to my laptop with windows 8.1 OS (For using unity remote). When I connect my phone I can access to storage but I can't see my device in ...
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How do I get my Nexus 7 to show up in the adb devices list?

So I have a Nexus 7 that I'm trying to connect to my Windows computer for debugging over adb. Adb works fine with my phone, but when I plug in the tablet and run adb devices in Windows I get an empty ...
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What is "composite" in the Android Composite ADB Interface?

What's the difference between the Android ADB Interface and the Android Composite ADB Interface?
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Driver issues when using Samsung Galaxy SIII via USB for development

The phone is connected via USB to Windows 7 64-bit. The USB debugging option enabled. When I connect the phone to the computer, I'm notified that some drivers failed to install. Do I need these for ...
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Nexus 5 won't connect to PC

I have a Nexus 5. It is fairly new - I bought it about 2 weeks ago. I have previously plugged it into my Windows 7 PC and been able to access the files on it. However, today when I plugged it in, ...
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Where to download official Wiko Jerry drivers for ADB/USB connection?

I'm failing to find the page with original drivers, I only find third party websites that I don't know if I can trust. The manufacturer website is lacking the drivers (apparently). I'm using Windows ...
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What options exist when the vendor does not supply an ADB driver for an Android device?

I bought an Android phone and the vendor does not offer any drivers whatsoever. The Android SDK and the drivers that come with it don't seem to work with the device, but the device itself reports as ...
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How can I get back access to the media interface drivers?

After much waiting and tribulation, I've finally successfully unlocked tethering and installed Paranoid Android on my Nexus 7 3G device. In the progress, I had to tell Windows to ignore its default ...
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How to make Ethernet work on Android over OTG?

I am trying to use an LTE modem connected to an Android 7 device over an OTG cable. The kernel recognizes the device and registers it with cdc_ether, but I am unable to use the connection from the ...
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Samsung Galaxy 5 Wi-fi stops working: "ar6000 driver fails to load"

My Galaxy 5 has this problem for some months now: wifi stops working, I try to enable it and the phone says "Error" without any other further information. The only way to make it work again is ...
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How can I get ADB to properly recognize an Alcatel One Touch 995 device on Windows/Ubuntu?

The problem I am trying to deploy a custom application to an Alcatel One Touch 995 running Android 2.3.6. I using Eclipse to compile the source code and push it onto the phone. The Android Device ...
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Fastboot doesn't see nexus 6p

Currently trying to unlock my bootloader, but cannot get my nexus 6p to determine that it's connected to my PC. I can use adb commands while it's on, but booting it into fastboot mode with the adb ...
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Sony Xperia ZR fastboot driver

I am trying to get the fastboot driver for Sony Xperia ZR (dogo) for Windows 7 x64. I found a page with instructions which pointed me to a Sony site where you can download a android_winusb.inf file ...
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Windows doesn't detect Nexus S

I recently switched from Linux to Windows 8 consumer preview. I have installed the latest android SDK including the Google USB driver. I connect my Nexus S to the laptop, the phone goes into USB ...
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Can't debug with LG Nexus 4

I am at my wit's end here trying to debug using a new LG Nexus 4 developer phone. Debugging is enabled on the phone, and the USB driver from the Android SDK is installed. When I try to run in Eclipse ...
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USB drivers for using ADB with Samsung Galaxy S on CyanogenMod 7.1?

I recently installed CyanogenMod 7.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and I have some problems now to get ADB on my Windows 7 64-bit computer to recognize the device. Currently, adb devices returns no ...
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What is the "Android Sooner Single ADB Interface"?

What is the "Android Sooner Single ADB Interface", what function does it serve, and why does it have that name? Specifically, to what does the term "Sooner" refer? It appears to be a driver written ...
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ADB doesn't recognize my device in recovery mode

I have an ASUS ZenFone 2. I have tried using ASUS USB drivers and Google Android composite ADB drivers on my computer, but neither recognize the device while it is in recovery mode. Can anyone help ...
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Nexus 5 not appearing in Windows 7 Device Manager

At one point I had my Nexus 5 showing up in Device Manager on Windows 7 but now it will not show up at all. Background: I have Android SDK Level 22 installed I have run SDK Manager and downloaded ...
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Aoson M19 -- Need Device Drivers

Myself and a few others have an extra Aoson M19 android tablet on hand, but can't seem to find any USB device drivers for it. I assume this is because it isn't an overly popular tablet. Does anyone ...
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Cannot get Android drivers to install on LG Thrill

I've Googled everything I could think of and I can't get this to work. I'm trying to help someone set up his Android phone - an LG Thrill 4G - to connect to his PC so he can text from his computer, ...
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Can’t enable the developer options of Samsung Galaxy Tab

I have several time tap on “Build Number” for 7 times but it does not show any toast message and also not enable the developer options. Where can we find the USB Driver for the Tab. I have Samsung ...
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windows 8 - keeps disconnection samsung from computer

I recently upgraded from windows xp to windows 8 and I have a problem with the USB-connection. When I plug-in my samsung galaxy s3 to the computer - a symbol pops-up and the adb-client can comunnicate ...
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External Hard Drive to Smartphone without additional power supply

I) Goal Use external hard drive without power supply - no hub either - to backup smartphone directly. II) Configuration Huawei Mate 20 Pro, this - I own this. USB C male to USB A (3.0) Adapter (i.e....
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Android Composite ADB Interface Windows 8 driver for iRulu U2?

I downloaded and installed via Android SDK Manager (rev 24.2) the latest Google USB Driver (rev 11). adb devices works well with my Nexus S G4 (Android 4.1.2) and is able to list it without any ...
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test usb functionality from the handset?

I am using HTC Desire HD, I have a terminal with root permissions. Are there any tests I can do on the USB port from the handset side? i.e. to make sure it exists and is functional. The reason I am ...
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Problem with Samsung Galaxy S2 Driver on Windows

I updated Kies today and my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone doesn't connect to my pc via Debug Mode any more. Below is the screen shot When I uninstall that and try to reconnect I get an error saying driver ...
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What parts of the regular Linux graphics driver architecture is used in Android?

For example, could the Nouveau driver be used and provide hardware accelerated drawing when Android is compiled for x86?
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USB Driver for HTC Dream G1 - 64 bit Windows 7

I have a HTC Dream G1 (T-Mobile) - android version 1.5 and I have 64 bit Windows 7 on my laptop. I am unable to access the memory card in my phone through my laptop. Can someone tell me how to install ...
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OnePlus One does not connect via USB (Yes, I have tried the usual suspects)

here is my problem and I feel desperate: My OnePlus One 64GB does not connect via USB to any PC/Laptop I hook it up to (Windows 7 on Desktop, Laptop). It used to work a long time ago, but not since (...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

I cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7, 32-bit PC via USB. After doing some research normal solutions people found were Enabling MTP in connection settings. Disabling USB debugging in Dev. settings....
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Can I add external devices to an Android device?

Can we add external devices to an Android device? For example, can I add a CD player or a power antenna (to detect wireless from long distances) to my Android device? Des Android let us to create our ...
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ADB connection problems on LG Optimus Zone 2 running KitKat

I have purchased an LG Optimus Zone 2 to develop on and I have removed all of the drivers for the phone on my Windows 7 machine. I downloaded the OEM driver from LG and disconnected my network. After ...
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Can you get MAC drivers for Huawei U8180?

I have a Huawei U8180 (sometimes called X1). When I mount the USB I can see the SD card and there is also a tool on the device to install the Windows drivers. But can't seem to find anything for Mac....
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Can I play movies on an Amazon Fire HD from an external USB hard drive?

I read the some Android devices are able to mount USB hard drives or pendrives connected directly to the miniUSB of the Android device: http://www.greenbot.com/article/2155300/how-to-hook-up-a-usb-...
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USB drivers on the xperia play

I'm helping out a friend with rooting Xperia play, I spent 5 hours trying to root it yesterday with him and we couldn't. We tried gingerbreak and z4mod but they did not work, so we tried the fastboot ...
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Android chroot ubuntu - is it possible to get ubuntu to recognise usb devices

I've managed to setup the chroot but I'm unsure how to get the chroot to recognise usb devices. I'll be doing so work with microcontrollers hence I neeed to to recognise my usb based programmer. For ...
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What is the differences between the three USB drivers: MTP, Odin, ADB?

In Why can't Windows detect phones, even when the USB driver is installed?, @Robert says: And that Odin works at the same time is because Odin uses different drivers. From the perspective of your ...
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How to make my Android device forget a PC?

I am running Android 10 on Realme 2 Pro. So, I am having a lot of trouble connecting this device via USB for file transfer. I don't know what's the problem. I have tried enabling and disabling USB ...
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Nexus 5 in recovery mode not being recognized

I wanted to sideload Android 5.1.1 (currently running 5.1) to my Nexus 5. I've sideloaded before and it's really easy, but now I've ran into a weird problem I can't seem to fix. The Nexus 5 is ...
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USB driver for RCA 7 Voyager rct6773W22

I can't seem to get my RCA rct6773W22 (7 Voyager) tablet to be detected via USB and RCA does not offer any driver. If anyone has any idea how to fix this, I would greatly appreciate it.
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usb to ethernet driver installation

I am following this thread to enable my samsung android phone to do usb to ethernet communication http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2039886 I copied the smsc75xx.ko generated by the ...
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Linux ADB Driver for LG Viper (LG-LS840)

On most devices I've run across I can plug the device into a Linux machine and no additional drivers are needed in order for ADB to communicate with the device. However on two LG devices from last ...
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Is there a solution to 'Windows does not recognise this device' trying to connect a Samsung Galaxy S?

I have tried loads of ways to connect my phone to my PC (it used to work!). The PC will not even recognise the phone as a device anymore. I have also tried reinstalling the drivers via Samsung Kies. ...
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Android 14 USB Tethering RNDIS not working

The Killer 1650i Wi-Fi card in my Dell G5 5511 laptop died on me recently and I need to use my smartphone as a Wi-Fi adapter for a substitute without having to order a replacement Wi-Fi card. My phone ...
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My computer doesn't recognize my phone, neither on ubuntu nor windows

I own an LG-K430T, and I use it to share internet with my Desktop PC through USB tethering. Or I did it for a year straight until today, when my PC isn't recognizing my phone anymore, neither on ...
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Possible to patch the Android kernel with root?

Basically there's a boot rom exploit on Tegra X1 chips, specifically the Nintendo Switch that allows you send payloads while it is in Recovery Mode and basically run unsigned code (homebrew, custom ...
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