Android Question Problems with Google USB Driver and Windows 8.1

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by PierPaduan, May 1, 2015.

  1. PierPaduan

    PierPaduan Active Member Licensed User

    Hi All,
    Please, someone of you knows if are there problems with Google USB Driver and Windows 8.1?

    I have the trial version of B4A on an ASUS notebook with Windows 8.1 and Android SDK Manager shows that Google USB Driver rev. 11 is installed.
    I can compile an app and run/debug it on the emulators, but if I connect via USB an android smartphone (SAMSUNG GT-I5500 or Galaxy S3), with Debug USB option enabled, the smartphone is not seen by the computer and B4A cannot connect to it.
    When I use B4A on a Windows XP computer I can connect to it these smartphones via USB with no problems.

    Please Someone has some ideas on how to fix this?
    Thanks a Lot. Bye.
  2. b4auser1

    b4auser1 Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Google USB Driver
    1. Downloading the Google USB Driver
    1. Installing a USB Driver
    2. Using Hardware Devices
    GET IT
    Download Google USB Driver

    The Google USB Driver is required for Windows only in order to perform adbdebugging with any of the Google Nexus devices. The one exception is the Galaxy Nexus: the driver for Galaxy Nexus is distributed by Samsung (listed as model SCH-I515).

    Windows drivers for all other devices are provided by the respective hardware manufacturer, as listed in the OEM USB Drivers document.
    DonManfred likes this.
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