When trying to connect your Android device to Windows 10 system, Windows 10 couldn’t detect your Android phone due to common reasons such as defective USB cord, wrong USB settings, cache, and data, etc. If you are also facing this issue, then here are the directions given below.
Inspect Drivers of Windows 10 to Fix Android Phone Issue
Follow these steps to inspect drivers of Windows 10 to fix the Android phone issues.
- You have to link the mobile through USB.
- After that, select the Start logo and right-click on it, then choose the Device Manager.
- Select the View option and turn on the ‘Show Hidden devices.’
- You should extend each Portable device and select the External Storage, and right-click on it.
- Then select the Update Driver option.
- Later, the driver will begin updating automatically.
- Go to the lower side, and you will view the ‘Universal Serial Bus devices.’
- Select the Android button, right-click on it, and choose the Update Driver to begin the driver update procedure.
Turn on USB Debugging to Fix Android Phone Issue
Follow these steps to turn on USB debugging to fix the Android phone issues:-
- Navigate to the Settings option and find the ‘About Phone.’
- After that, select the ‘Build number seven times.’
- You should get the return to the Settings wherever you will view the Developer options.
- Go to the ‘USB Debugging and enable it’ option.
Setup USB Connection Settings to Fix Android Issue
Follow these steps to set up the USB connection settings to fix the Android issues:-
- You should select the Settings option on the mobile then locate the Storage option inside the list.
- After that, tap on the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper right side of the screen.
- Then choose the ‘USB computer connection’ option.
- Go to the ‘Media Device (MTP)’ beneath the USB configuration, then select it.
- Now, attempt attaching the Android device to the system.
Install MTP USB Device Driver to Fix Android Phone Issue
Follow these steps to install the MTP USB device driver to fix the Android phone issues:-
- Hold the Windows and X buttons over the keyboard, then choose the ‘Device Manager through the menu.
- After that, extend the portable devices by selecting the arrow and find the Android device.
- Select the device, and right-click on it, then choose the Update Driver option.
- You should choose ‘Browse my computer for driver software.’
- Afterward, choose “let me pick from a list of available drivers from my computer.”
- Later, click on the ‘MTP USB Device’ option and select it.
- Once the driver is installed, restart the system.
- Now, the Android device can be detected by the system.
Uninstall the Android Drivers to Fix Android Phone Issue
Follow these steps to uninstall the Android drivers to fix the Android phone issues:-
- You have to connect the Android device via the USB Port to the system then invoke the Device Manager.
- Once you reach the Device Manager, go to the Android device.
- You will possibly locate it beneath the ‘Portable devices’ or ‘Other Devices.’
- Then select the name of the device and right-click on it, then choose the Uninstall button.
- Once you have done, disconnect the mobile.
- Later, attempt connecting it once more and wait for installing the drivers automatically once again.
There may be many reasons why Windows 10 won’t recognize your Android phone. But, you can resolve all of them using these steps written above.