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Samsung Galaxy A5 USB Drivers – Download Now

Samsung Galaxy A5 is, what we think, the extension of the new design policy introduced recently. Right after Galaxy Alpha, Samsung has followed it up with a new full metal body phone. This phone is in line for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update and it’s expected to arrive very soon but for now it’s on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. In order to use your new device correctly with your PC, it’s essential you first install specific USB drivers.Without these drivers, you would be facing problems like files not being transferred.We recommend you use this guide and install accurate drivers.

The package we have linked below will have you supported for all Samsung phones including the Galaxy A5. Loyal Android users would be missing the Mass Storage option given in previous builds but versions like KitKat no longer support it. Fortunately, by stock, MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) has been enabled by default to make sure you can add and remove media files. MTP drivers are always included with the stock Android phone software. On the other hand, ADB and Fastboot drivers need to be manually downloaded from the Android SDK. We have an entire section full of Android USB Drivers, but we have that covered as well for you below on how to download and install the drivers.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 USB Drivers for Windows

Like we said, the USB drivers for Galaxy A5 are always bundled with Samsung KIES or MTP drivers are part of the Android 4.4 KitKat / Android 5.0 Lollipop software that comes with the phone. For transferring media content, photos and other files from your phone, you need to have a micro USB cable (preferably the one you got with the phone) for the phone.

  • Recommended: Download and install Samsung USB drivers first for Galaxy A5!
  • Connect your Galaxy A5 with the computer using that USB cable.
  • Now wait for the computer to recognize the device.
  • Several drivers including the modem, MTP service etc. will be installed automatically.

Once finished, you will see a new media device in My Computer. You can now transfer photos, music, videos or any other files from and to your Galaxy A5 USB memory.

Samsung Galaxy A5 USB Drivers for Mac

Connecting your Galaxy A5 USB memory on a Mac is also easy. If you have been a Nexus device user on a Mac previously, then this Galaxy A5 should be no different for you. Make sure you have a Galaxy A5 and a micro-USB data cable (preferably, the one that came with the phone). Follow these quick steps:

  • Recommended: Download and install Samsung USB drivers first for Galaxy A5!
  • Download Android File Transfer and install it on Mac OS X.
  • Connect your Galaxy A5 with the USB cable.
  • Wait for the phone to get connected and drivers to be installed.
  • Android File Transfer window will automatically open up with your internal phone memory directories.

Alternatively, you can also use Samsung KIES for browsing through your internal storage and transfer file easily.

That’s it! Pretty easy solutions, eh? Let me know if you run into any problems and we’ll try our best to sort it out.

Samsung Galaxy A5 ADB / Fastboot Drivers for Windows & Mac

Now for those of you who plan on developing Android apps, testing, debugging or install any custom ROMs on the Galaxy A5, you will need to have ADB and Fastboot drivers installed and working in your computer. We have done an entire tutorial on how to set up ADB and Fastboot using Android SDK for any Android device. You can follow this tutorial and set up ADB and Fastboot and also download drivers from Samsung for the Galaxy A5.

If you need to only download ADB and Fastboot separately, we have created a package for the users of Windows, OS X and Linux. Download it from the link below:

Again, for any help you need or if you get stuck with an issue, you can always contact us below in the comments and the team of Team Android will be happy to help you out.

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You may also like to check out our Galaxy A5 section for official updates, custom ROMs etc.

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