How to install Universal ADB Driver

Updated on March 27, 2020

These are the instructions to install Universal ADB Driver (based on Google ADB Driver) on Windows Computer in few clicks only.

Requirements: In order to install the Universal ADB Driver completely on your Computer, you need to have a Android Device.

How to install Universal ADB Driver

Step 1: Connect your android device to the computer with USB Debugging enabled.

Connect Android Device with Computer

Step 2: Download and extract Universal ADB Driver on your computer. After extracting, you will be able to get the setup file.


Step 3: Now, Open the Setup file.

adb driver setup logo

Step 4: Once you have launched the ADB Driver setup, it will automatically detect your device and show it in the device list.

adb driver setup launched

Step 5: Now, Click on the Install button to begin the installation process.

universal adb driver setup install

Step 6: During the installation process, you will be able to see Windows Security Dialog Box:

universal adb driver setup security

Step 7: Click on Install this driver software anyway to continue.

universal adb driver setup windows security Install this driver software anyway

Step 8: Once, installation is completed you will be able to see the Installation Success message with green process bar.

universal adb driver setup success

Keep in mind:

[*] Compatibility: Universal ADB Driver Setup supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (x86 or x64).

[*] Known Bug: Universal ADB Driver v1.0 Setup doesnt detect the device if it is added after starting the setup. We have to close the Setup first then restart it again to get the device detected by the setup or try the latest version.

[*] We have personally tested the Universal ADB Driver (on windows 10) with Xiaomi, HTC and Samsung devices without having any issue.

[*] Best Alternative: Although Universal ADB Driver is perfect in all sense, but there is a great alternative available to this called 15 seconds ADB installer. Beside installing the adb driver, it also installs the fastboot files on windows computer.

[*] Credits: Universal ADB Driver is created and distributed by So, full credit goes to them for sharing the Driver for free.

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