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  1. Installing a USB Driver

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If you are developing on Windows and would like to connect an Android-powered deviceto test your applications, then you need to install the appropriate USB driver. This documentprovides links to the web sites for several original equipment manufacturers (OEMs),where you can download the appropriate USB driver for your device. However, this list isnot exhaustive for all available Android-powered devices.

If you're developing on Mac OS X or Linux, then you probably don't need to install a USB driver.To start developing with your device, read Using Hardware Devices.

Note: If your device is one of the Android Developer Phones(ADP), a Nexus One, or a Nexus S, then you needthe Google USB Driver, instead of an OEM driver. The GalaxyNexus driver, however, is distributed by Samsung(listed as model SCH-I515).

Installing a USB Driver

First, find the appropriate driver for your device from the OEM driverstable below.

Once you've downloaded your USB driver, follow the instructions below to install or upgrade thedriver, based on your version of Windows and whether you're installing for the first timeor upgrading an existing driver.

Tip: When you finish the USB driver installation,see Using Hardware Devices forother important information about using an Android-powered device fordevelopment.

Caution:You may make changes to android_winusb.inf file found insideusb_driver (for example, to add support for other devices),however, this will lead to security warnings when you install or upgrade thedriver. Making any other changes to the driver files may break the installationprocess.

Windows 7

To install the Android USB driver on Windows 7 for the first time:

  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port.
  2. Right-click on Computer from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select Manage.
  3. Select Devices in the left pane.
  4. Locate and expand Other device in the right pane.
  5. Right-click the device name (such as Nexus S) 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. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.)
  8. Click Next to install the driver.

Or, to upgrade an existing Android USB driver on Windows 7 with the newdriver:

  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port.
  2. Right-click on Computer from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select Manage.
  3. Select Device Manager in the left pane of the Computer Management window.
  4. Locate and expand Android Phone in the right pane.
  5. Right-click Android Composite ADB Interface and select Update Driver. This will launch the Hardware Update Wizard.
  6. Select Install from a list or specific location and click Next.
  7. Select Search for the best driver in these locations; un-checkSearch removable media; and check Include this location in thesearch.
  8. Click Browse and locate the USB driver folder. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.)
  9. Click Next to upgrade the driver.

Windows XP

To install the Android USB driver on Windows XP for the first time:

  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port. Windows will detect the device and launch the Hardware Update Wizard.
  2. Select Install from a list or specific location and click Next.
  3. Select Search for the best driver in these locations; un-checkSearch removable media; and check Includethis location in the search.
  4. Click Browse and locate the USB driver folder. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.)
  5. Click Next to install the driver.

Or, to upgrade an existing Android USB driver on Windows XP with the newdriver:

  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port.
  2. Right-click on My Computer from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select Manage.
  3. Select Device Manager in the left pane.
  4. Locate and expand Android Phone in the right pane.
  5. Right-click Android Composite ADB Interface and select Update Driver. This will launch the Hardware Update Wizard.
  6. Select Install from a list or specific location and click Next.
  7. Select Search for the best driver in these locations; un-check Search removable media; and check Includethis location in the search.
  8. Click Browse and locate the USB driver folder. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.)
  9. Click Next to upgrade the driver.

Windows Vista

To install the Android USB driver on Windows Vista for the first time:

  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port. Windows will detect the device and launch the Found New Hardware wizard.
  2. Select Locate and install driver software.
  3. Select Don't search online.
  4. Select I don't have the disk. Show me other options.
  5. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
  6. Click Browse and locate the USB driver folder. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.) As long as you specified theexact location of the installation package, you may leave Include subfolders checked or unchecked—it doesn't matter.
  7. Click Next. Vista may prompt you to confirm the privilege elevation required for driver installation. Confirm it.
  8. When Vista asks if you'd like to install the Google ADB Interface device, click Install to install the driver.

Or, to upgrade an existing Android USB driver on Windows Vista with the newdriver:

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  1. Connect your Android-powered device to your computer's USB port.
  2. Right-click on Computer from your desktop or Windows Explorer, and select Manage.
  3. Select Device Manager in the left pane.
  4. Locate and expand ADB Interface in the right pane.
  5. Right-click on HTC Dream Composite ADB Interface, and select Update Driver Software.
  6. When Vista starts updating the driver, a prompt will ask how you want to search for the driver software. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
  7. Click Browse and locate the USB driver folder. (The Google USBDriver is located in <sdk>extrasgoogleusb_driver.) As long as you specified theexact location of the installation package, you may leave Include subfolders checked or unchecked—it doesn't matter.
  8. Click Next. Vista might prompt you to confirm the privilege elevation required for driver installation. Confirm it.
  9. When Vista asks if you'd like to install the Google ADB Interface device, click Install to upgrade the driver.

OEM Drivers

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Note: If your device is one of the Android Developer Phones(purchased from the Google Play publisher site), a Nexus One, or a Nexus S, then you needthe Google USB Driver, instead of an OEM driver. The GalaxyNexus driver, however, is distributed by Samsung(listed as model SCH-I515).

Download Step-four Port Devices Driver

OEMDriver URL
Acerhttp://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/mobile.html
alcatel one touchhttp://www.alcatel-mobilephones.com/global/Android-Downloads
Asushttp://support.asus.com/download/
Dell http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=anavml
Foxconnhttp://drivers.cmcs.com.tw/
Fujitsu http://www.fmworld.net/product/phone/sp/android/develop/
Fujitsu Toshiba http://www.fmworld.net/product/phone/sp/android/develop/
Garmin-Asus https://www.garminasus.com/en_US/support/pcsync/
Hisensehttp://app.hismarttv.com/dss/resourcecontent.do?method=viewResourceDetail&resourceId=16&type=5
HTChttp://www.htc.com
Click on thesupport tab to select your products/device. Different regions will have different links.
Huaweihttp://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwide/downloadCenter.do?method=index
Intelhttp://www.intel.com/software/android
KT Techhttp://www.kttech.co.kr/cscenter/download05.asp for EV-S100 (Take)
Kyocera http://www.kyocera-wireless.com/support/phone_drivers.htm
Lenovohttp://developer.lenovomm.com/developer/download.jsp
LGEhttp://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/mobile-support/mobile-lg-mobile-phone-support.jsp
Motorolahttp://developer.motorola.com/docstools/USB_Drivers/
Pantechhttp://www.isky.co.kr/cs/software/software.sky?fromUrl=index
Pegatronhttp://www.pegatroncorp.com/download/New_Duke_PC_Driver_0705.zip (ZIP download)
Samsunghttp://www.samsung.com/us/support/downloads
Sharphttp://k-tai.sharp.co.jp/support/
SK Telesyshttp://www.sk-w.com/service/wDownload/wDownload.jsp
Sony Mobile Communicationshttp://developer.sonymobile.com/downloads/drivers/
Teleepochhttp://www.teleepoch.com/android.html
Yulong Coolpadhttp://www.yulong.com/product/product/product/downloadList.html#downListUL
ZTEhttp://support.zte.com.cn/support/news/NewsDetail.aspx?newsId=1000442
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