Samsung Android USB Device Driver

SAMSUNG Android USB Device DriverFirstly you will find the Samsung Android USB Device driver for download below. Understand the usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 hardware code? To this end this is the latest driver for the USB device driver from Samsung. We have the older versions as well as the latest versions of the rndis driver. You can now download the latest Samsung USB Drivers for Windows as well as how to install the driver being version v1.7.48.0. In short this driver was released in October 2021.

Samsung Android USB Device Driver

In brief what does this driver allow you to do you may ask. Well the Samsung USB driver allows you to connect your Samsung mobile phone to your computer. When you connect your Samsung Galaxy mobile phone or your

SAMSUNG Android USB Device Driver

Samsung tablet. You can connect the table or phone to your computer with the USB cable. These are standard cables which you would normally have from your original purchase with the phone.

Normally when connected you will need to give permission on your computer for the tablet or phone to have access to your computer. There is normally a pop-up which comes on your screen. You have to accept this to connect the two devices. With the Samsung Android USB device driver this becomes easier. Below we also explain the usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 ID code.

You will with the device driver transfer files from your computer to your phone as well as mobile phone transfer to your computer. You can now also syncing data between the two so you have a backup of your phone or tablet. Finally you can also flash the stock firmware using Odin on your phone from your computer.

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Samsung USB Device Software Versions

To be sure the latest version for the Samsung USB driver, can now run on

  • Windows 11 32bit / Windows 64bit
  • Windows 10 32bit / Windows 64bit

Also the older OS:

  • Windows 8/8.1 32bit / Windows 64bit
  • Windows 7 32bit / Windows 64bit

Even on the oldest OS:

  • Windows XP 32bit

This covers most known computers. Note that the operating system does not affect your mobile phone, only the computer. You can see below how to install the Samsung USB Android device driver.

Once the software is installed, you will only need to ensure that the USB cable is working. Use the sidebar to search for “USB Error” which will give you a list of possible USB cable hardware issues.

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Samsung Backup

The rndis driver which is used to connect your smart phone to your computer. Most times when you connect you computer with the USB cable to your Samsung phone it will show that you can connect and you can only see the additional drive it made in Windows explorer. Sometimes this does not work as the driver fails.


You will still however need to click through all the directories to find what you want. Now, if you want to copy all your photos from your Samsung phone to your computer this would be more difficult. This is where the device driver comes in. You can now copy all your phones address book and everything else — a backup of your Samsung phone to your computer. This is where the Samsung android driver comes into play.
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Supported Devices

There are a number of device which the software will support. This is not a complete list that will work with the Samsung Android device driver but a small list of compatible Samsung mobile phones. It will for most purposes work with all the Samsung range of mobile phones.


  • Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra, and S20 FE
  • Galaxy Tab S6 and Tab S6 Lite
  • S10, S10 Plus, S10e, and S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Xcover Pro
  • Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+
  • Tab S5 and Tab S5e
  • Galaxy S9/S9+
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip, and Galaxy Fold
  • Note 10, Note 10 Plus, and Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy A10/A20/A30/A50/A51/A70/A71/A90

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Device Driver Hardware Issues

usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400Many times when troubleshooting Samsung devices many only use the hardware id on the phone. These are mainly shown in the driver error files. Many cannot connect the error files to what they see. The following are compatible hardware id’s for use with this driver. This being the samsung_android driver. These hardware id’s look as follows:

usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android there is also the next most common ID which is the usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 ID code.

You will note that it shows the Samsung android driver with a compatible mtp. This is when the phone and the computer are communicating the link between the two. Much like the above you will also find the next error showing:

  • usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400
  • usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&mi_01
  • samsung_mobile&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android
  • usb\vid_04e8&pid_6865&rev_0400
  • usb vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android
  • vid_04e8&pid_6865
  • usb vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400
  • usb vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&mi_01
  • \vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android
  • usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android
  • usb\samsung_mobile&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android
  • \samsung_mobile&mi_00
  • usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&mi_00
  • \vid_04e8&pid_6860&class_06&subclass_01&prot_01
  • usb\samsung_mobile&class_06&subclass_01&prot_01

Understanding the Hardware ID’s

You will note that the hardware is pretty much the same and even using the same driver revision. When this occurs you might try running the latest Samsung Android driver or try running an older driver. There is a selection of the latest driver as well as the older driver versions. Some of the older Samsung phones might have an issue with the latest driver release. Uninstall the current driver, reboot and then install a different version to avoid errors and disconnects. The usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 and the usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400&ms_comp_mtp&samsung_android are the most common hardware ID codes with the Samsung Android. This as well as the  other most common ID code with the Samsung mobile phones being usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 .

In March 2017 there was a driver problem with Microsoft updates. This was with mobile devices and device which make use of the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). If the driver was on your system. Then when the devices had been connected it loaded the incorrect driver. The devices such as mobile phones would not be connected until the driver was removed. These terms on top could show you that the device driver for the Samsung USB device is incorrect.

This error occurred mainly with Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1 and some Windows 10 operating systems. 

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Installing the Samsung USB Driver

  1. Download the Samsung USB driver below. They are all in a Zip package;
  2. Extract the ZIP file and the Click on the file inside;
  3. Depending on your version Samsung_USB_Driver_v1.7.48.0.exe is the latest driver;
  4. It will now start the installation process;
  5. Click NEXT and then select your language and country;
  6. Click NEXT and select your installation location (C:\Program Files\Samsung\USB Drivers) is default;
  7. Now Click INSTALL and the process will run;
  8. Then Click FINISHED and it will close the installation wizard.

You can now connect your Samsung phone to your USB port on your computer and there should now be a connection.

Download Samsung Android USB Driver

Download Samsung Android USB Driver

If you are getting errors from the current driver. See what driver version you are using. Then see if you should try to update the driver or downgrade the driver. Below you will find the latest driver as well as the older drivers which might be of use to you. Always try the latest drivers first and work your way backwards if you have an older Samsung mobile phone. See also the Samsung Mobile Phone USB Driver and Samsung USB Driver as well as the Intel Android USB Driver.

Note: macOS as well as Linux does not need a USB driver and will detect your Samsung phone. 

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Samsung USB Android Driver

Samsung USB Android Driver (Version v1.7.48.0)

The latest driver which is listed above was released in October 2021. That is the latest Samsung Android USB driver. The older Samsung USB drivers have been added below if you are getting connection errors. Try these if the latest driver is not working as expected.

Previous Versions of Samsung USB Driver

The older drivers:

The first version:

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Finally that would be the installation process for your Samsung USB driver. If there are any errors then try a different version of the USB driver. With this in mind, the latest version will include all the telephones including the latest models. What’s more as you can see the driver has all the software versions. These from Windows XP, Windows 7 as well as Windows 8 Windows as well as Windows 11 Samsung USB driver for  your computer. These are both 32bit as well as 64bit drivers. All making the usb\vid_04e8&pid_6860&rev_0400 ID.



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