Android USB Device Not Recognized
It is frustrating to find that your Android device is not recognized as USB driver when you want to files between phone and PC or do something else. While the result is similar, the causes and solutions may vary from case to case. Similar symptoms or notifications, like “USB device not recognized”, “PC not recognizing Android phone”, or “USB device not detected but charging”, may occur on different devices. Please check the following solutions to fix Android USB device not recognized on Windows problem.
Try Following Measures First Here are some small tips that might help and won’t take a long time even if not working.
- Try a new USB cable and another computer.
- Connect Android device to PC directly instead of through a USB hub. Enable USB debugging on your phone.
- Reboot phone and connect to PC while in Airplane mode.
- Remove the battery and the SIM card, and wait a while, then put them back and reboot.
If the above tricks don’t work for you, please try the solutions below.
Solution 1 : Install Necessary Kit for Windows 10 to Fix Android Not Detected Problem –
If you encounter Android USB not recognizing the problem after Windows 10 upgrade, you’ll need to Install some missing files to help Windows 10 recognize your Android phone as MTP device. The following two might help
Solution 2 : Try a Trick to Fix Android Not Recognized Problem Caused by Hardware –
If none of the above solutions can fix your Android device connection problem, it might be a hardware glitch, and you may try this trick. This is not a regular tech tip, but many people say it works. Please do it at your own risk.
Step 1. Hold your phone and look at the micro USB port.
Step 2. Insert something tiny and nonmetallic into the USB port, and lifts up the thin contact Points gently.
Step 3. Connect your phone and PC with USB cable again.