- If yon don’t have Android SDK installed, please install it first.
- Open Start menu. Select Android SDK Tools -> SDK Manager. Right-click on it and select “Run as Administrator”.
- Running SDK Manager as Administrator is very important. If you just click on it, the SDK manager will start, but will encounter errors when you try to install new components!
- In the SDK Manager select “Extras->Google USB Driver”. Enable the checkbox and click “Install 1 Package”.
- When the Google USB driver is installed, plug in your device.
Warning: The driver won’t install automatically. We will do it manually in the next steps.
- Open the System Properties dialog (press Win+Break on the keyboard or locate “Computer” in Start Menu, right-click on it and select “Properties”.
- Click on the “Device Manager” link.
- In the Device Manager locate your Android device. Then right-click on it and select “Update Driver Software”.
- Select “Browse my computer for driver software”.
- Select “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer”.
- Select “Show All Devices”.
- Press the “Have Disk” button.
- Enter the path to the Google USB driver. Normally it is located in the following directory:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\extras\google\usb_driver
- Select “Android ADB Interface” from the list of device types.
- Confirm the installation of the driver by pressing “Yes”.
- Confirm the installation again by pressing “Install”.
- When the installation is done, press “Close”.