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How to Install Android USB Driver on Windows 8

To connect our Android device to Windows 8, we need to install a USB driver for our device. In this article, you will know how to install Android USB driver on Windows 8.

To install the Android USB driver on Windows 8 for the first time, we need do the below steps:

1. Connect our Android-powered device to your computer’s USB port.
2. Right-click on “Computer” from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select “Properties”.
3. Select “Device Manager” in the left pane.
4. Locate and expand “Other device” in the list.
5. Right-click the device name and select “Update Driver Software”. This will launch the Hardware Update Wizard.
6. Select “Browse my computer for driver software” and click “Next”.
7. Click “Browse” and locate the USB driver folder.
8. Click “Next” to install the driver.
Tips: If you need to recover data from Android phones and tablets, you can use Android Data Recovery Software .

To upgrade an existing Android USB driver on Windows 8 with the new driver,we need do the below steps:
1. Connect our Android-powered device to your computer’s USB port.
2. Right-click on “Computer” from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select “Manage”.
Select “Devices” in the left pane.
3. Locate and expand “Android Phone” in the right pane.
4. Right-click Android Composite ADB Interface and select “Update Driver”. This will launch the Hardware Update Wizard.
5. Select “Install from a list or specific location” and click “Next”.
6. Select “Search for the best driver in these locations”; un-check “Search removable media”; and check “Include this location in the search”.
7. Click “Browse” and locate the USB driver folder. Click “Next” to upgrade the driver.
Tips: The Google USB Driver is located in \extras\google\usb_driver\.

Click this link, you will know more about how to install USB driver for any Android device.

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