Download and Install Google USB Driver for Windows [Pixel and Nexus]

If you have a Google Pixel or Nexus phone and want to connect it with a PC then you may need to download Google USB Driver on Windows 11/10/8/7.

USB drivers are one of the utility tools that are required to connect or operate phones with computers. Earlier we shared Samsung USB Drivers and now that Google Pixel is a trending phone with stock UI which is a favorite UI for most users. So this will help a number of Pixel users who are in development and for other tasks. One more important thing is that the Google USB driver also works for Nexus devices.

If you are a person who likes to root their phone and install custom recoveries, custom ROMs then you definitely need the Google USB driver in the case of Pixel and Nexus devices. And if you are a developer who uses Android Studio then again you need to have Google USB Driver on PC. Rooting a phone with TWRP recovery or any other recovery also requires USB drivers. Everything related to development or changes is required to connecting phone with PC using the USB cable. So now you know the need for Google USB Driver, so let’s go on with download links and procedure to install it.

Download Google USB Driver

  • File Name – Google USB Driver
  • File Size – 8 MB
  • Format – Zip
  • Link Platform – MediaFire

Download Google USB Driver using Android Studio

If you have Android Studio and want to download Google USB driver then you don’t need to manually download from any link. Just follow few simple steps to get directly on PC through Android SDK Manager. Using this method you will get notifications if an update is available.

  1. Open Android Studio on PC.
  2. Go to Tools > SDK Manager.
  3. Now go to SDK tools.
  4. Scroll to find and select Google USB Driver.
  5. Then click on OK and Install the package.

How to Install Google USB Driver

The installation process is easy and you don’t have to waste much time on it. However, there is a small difference in installing Google USB drivers on Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7. So we will be splitting the installation section accordingly so that you can easily follow the instructions for your OS.

How to Install Google USB Driver on Windows 10/11

  1. Extract the downloaded Google USB file.
  2. Connect your Pixel or Nexus device with PC using USB.
  3. Right-click on windows icon in the lower-left corner and open Device Manager.
    Google USB Driver
  4. Expand the Portable Devices section.
    Google USB Driver
  5. Right-click on the connected device name and select Update Driver Software.
    Google USB Driver
  6. In Hardware Update Wizard, click on Browse my computer for driver software.
    Google USB Driver
  7. Now click on Browse and locate to the extracted folder and click Next to install the driver.
    Google USB Driver

How to Install Google USB Driver on Windows 7/Windows 8

  1. Extract the downloaded Google USB file.
  2. Connect the Google device with PC via USB.
  3. Right-click on Computer icon from desktop or Windows Explorer and select Manage.
  4. Computer Management will open, select Device Manager from the left pane.
  5. Expand Other Devices in the right pane.
  6. Right-click on the connected device and select Update Driver Software.
  7. Now click on Browse my computer for driver software.
  8. Click the Browse option and locate the extracted folder and click Next.
  9. The installation process will begin and after a few seconds, it will be installed on your Windows PC.

Between Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 there is only a small difference in terms of installing Google USB Drivers. At last, you have to find Device Manager and the connected google device. And then you can Install or Update USB drivers.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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