USB drivers are very important for a stable connection between your Samsung phone and your computer. You can connect your phone to your computer and it will start charging slowly, but if the USB drivers are missing, you won’t be able to transfer any files to the computer.
Usually, installing the proper USB drivers on Samsung devices is very easy. There are two methods that have been always used. One has to do with Samsung’s own program KIES and the other method, which is easier, has to do with directly installing USB driver package. Take a look below.
USB drivers are nothing more than software pieces which make it possible for the computer to recognize a certain phone which is connected with a USB cable. They allow you to transfer files from PC to the phone and vice versa.
How To Install USB drivers on Galaxy S7, S6, S6 edge, Note 5 & S6 edge+
- Download Samsung USB drivers executable file (link)
- Double click on the file to install it.
- Follow instructions on-screen and click finish.
- Reboot your computer and connect your phone. The PC will recognize your device.
Download KIES (link)
There is another way of installing USB drivers for your Samsung Galaxy S7, S6, S6 edge and Galaxy Note 5. It is called KIES and it is a program created by Samsung. KIES is similar to iTunes. It can backup data and download the latest software updates for your phone. When you install KIES, USB drivers are included.