USB Driver Updates

Hey buddy, did you know how you can do USB Driver Updates manually? if not then you need to readout this article for resolving this issue.

If you want to debug and test your apps using an actual Android device. You’ll need to connect your device to your development computer using a USB cable. On windows you’ll need to install driver software. You can get the driver software from google for the nexus devices.

But for other devices from state Verizon, HTC, and other vendors, you’ll need to get the driver software from them. There are too many different combinations of manufacturer device and version of Windows to give you exact steps for this process but in this article or video tutorial I’ll show you, where the Google USB driver software is dropped on your system, and show you where to look in the control panel when you’re setting up the driver software.

USB Driver Updates

When I set up my SDK using the Android SDK manager I selected this option for the Google USB driver package. To open the downloaded folder, I’ll go to my ADT bundle to my SDK folder from there I’ll go to extras to Google and here’s the folder that I downloaded USB driver.

USB Driver Updates

When you’re asked by Windows, where your drivers software is, you point the device manager to this folder, and here’s how you get to the device manager, go to the control panel and in Windows 7 or 8, search for device manager, and click the device manager link.

USB Driver Updates

If the device is already connected you’ll see it listed here under android device and it will be described as an Android composite adb interface. You might also see it under portable devices I’ve attached a new Nexus 5 phone to my computer using a USB cable.

USB Driver Updates

If the device indicates that it needs driver software right-click on it and choose update driver software.

USB Driver Updates

Then browse the computer for the driver software and choose the folder containing your driver software.

USB Driver Updates

Which I’ve already set to my USB driver folder under the SDK and then follow the rest of the prompts to install the driver software.

USB Driver Updates

Once the process is complete, it should show up under android devices, but again your mileage will vary, depending on the particular vendor and particular Android device model.

Once you have the device connected with the USB cable you’re ready for the next step setting up your device for remote debugging, and I’ll show you how to do that in the tutorial.

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