Nexus devices are Official devices from Google, that’s why they always hit a huge number of sales on every new Nexus device. Nexus devices always get the latest updates from Google, whether it’s a bug fix or whole OS update, Nexus device gets it first. Nexus devices have all the hardware that an Android user needs in a phone or tablet. So if you want to sync some data like music, videos, or other document files, then you need to do some work beforehand. The work you need to do is install the Google Nexus USB drivers on your phone.
USB drivers make your PC detect your Nexus device whenever it is connected to your PC. Without USB drivers your PC won’t be able to detect your phone and you will not be able to sync any data to your phone without that.
Rooting or flashing custom or stock ROM can be done using command line in window PC so for that also you need to install USB drivers on your PC or you will not able to do that.
USB drivers usually come in an installable setup file with the .exe extension. You just need to double-click the setup file and follow the instructions carefully in the setup window and the drivers will get install on your PC automatically.
There are some things you need to know, such as sometimes antivirus detect these drivers as a false virus, so you better disable your antivirus before installing these USB drivers on your PC. Below is the list of all the Nexus devices supported so take a fast look at it and download the USB drivers from the link given after the drop:
USB driver links are compatible for these devices:
- Nexus Player
- Nexus Q
- Nexus 10
- Nexus 9
- Nexus 7(2013)
- Nexus 7 (2012)
- Nexus 6
- Nexus 5
- Nexus 4
- Nexus 3
- Nexus 2
- Nexus One
These are the devices which are supported by the USB driver given below (since they are currently the only Nexus devices). You should find the same drivers work for any future smartphones or tablets that come out under the Google Nexus name too. Download the USB drivers from this link here and install it to your PC the way I told you.