How to install Google ADB Driver Manually

Updated on January 1, 2020

These are the instructions to manually install Google ADB Driver on Windows Computer (including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10).

Manually install Google ADB Driver

Step 1: Download and extract Google ADB Driver on your Windows Computer.

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Step 2: Now, On using your Computer Keyboard Press Win + R key to launch Run Command.

Step 3: Once, run command is launched, type devmgmt.msc and Press on OK Button to launch Device Manager.

Step 4: Once, Device Manager is launched, Click on your computer Name.

select computer name device manager

Step 5: Now, Click on Action Menu and Select Add Legacy Hardware.

add legacy hardware devie manager

Step 6: In the Add Hardware Wizard > Click on Next to Continue.

device manager next

Step 7: Now, Select Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) and click on Next to Continue.

device manager install hardware

Step 8: Now, under Common hardware types > select on show all devices and click Next to continue.

device manager show all device

Step 9: Now, click on Have Disk and using the browse button locate the extracted Google ADB Driver (android_winusb.inf) that you have downloaded in Step#1.

device manager have disk device manager browse device manager select adb driver

Step 10: Once, your driver is listed in the blank area, click on Next to continue.

device manager adb driver listed

Step 11: Now, again click on Next to continue.

device manager adb hardware install

Step 12: Lastly, Click to finish button to close the Add Hardware Wizard.

device manager adb driver complete device manager adb driver installed

Above, you can see the ADB Driver is installed and listed in the Device Manager. Which means you can now connect your android device to the Windows Computer without any issue.

Readme Once:

[*] You need to enable USB debugging on your Android Device to connect your device to the Computer. You can Enable USB Debugging on your Android device from the Settings > Developers Options.

[*] Google ADB driver is a Universal Driver which supports almost all the Android Device in the market.

[*] Credits: Google ADB Driver is officially provided by Google Inc. So Full credits goes to the Google Android Team for providing the Driver for free.

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