These are instructions on How to install the Universal ADB Driver (based on Google ADB Driver) on Windows Computer.

Note: You should connect your Android Device to the computer before launching the setup window, or else it won’t be able to detect the device.

Install Universal ADB Driver on Windows Computer

  1. Download and extract the Universal ADB Driver on the computer. In in case you have already downloaded the Driver, then SKIP this step.
  2. download

  3. Once the Driver package is extracted, you will be able to see the following files:
  4. Universal ADB Driver Files

  5. Connect your Android Device to the computer with USB Debugging Enabled. USB Debugging can be enabled through the Phone Settings > About > Tap on the Built ID for 5-7 times.
  6. Mobile USB Computer

  7. Open Universal ADB Driver.exe file to launch the Setup:
  8. Universal ADB Driver Setup

  9. Once the Universal ADB Driver setup is launched, it will automatically detect the connected device and display it in the device list:
  10. Universal ADB Driver Device Added

  11. Click on the Install button to begin the installation process:
  12. Universal ADB Driver Install

  13. During the installation process, you will be able to see Windows Security Dialog Box:
  14. universal adb driver setup security

  15. Click on Install this driver software anyway to continue.
  16. universal adb driver setup windows security Install this driver software anyway

  17. Once, installation is completed you will be able to see the Green Tick with Green Process Bar.
  18. Universal ADB Driver Success

    Congratulations! Now Close the Setup Window and Restart the Computer. Post restarting the computer, you can connect any Android Device to the computer.


[*] 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 doesn’t detect the device if it is added after starting the setup. We have fixed the issue in v2.0 with a refresh button.

[*] 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. Besides installing the ADB driver, it also installs the fastboot files on a windows computer.

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