Samsung Galaxy A3 USB Drivers – Download Now

Samsung Galaxy A3 was announced along with the Galaxy A5. This phone supports the full metal frame but comes in a smaller form factor than the A5. Galaxy A3 is targeted towards the budget conscious people. It has mid to low range specs. Right now, it is running Android 4.4.4 KitKat but arrival of Android Lollipop is expected very soon. Like all Samsung phones, proprietary drivers are needed to be installed on your computer before you can connect your Galaxy A3. These drivers prevent any sort of issues while transferring files between the device. Our guide will show you how you can easily install the correct and latest USB drivers on your PC.

The package of drivers we would be using contains support for all Samsung phones including the Galaxy A3. Newer phones have ditched the Mass Storage function found in old Android builds for obvious security risks. However, MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) is availble built-in to allow transfer of media files. These MTP drivers are already built-in to every Android phone nowadays. But, you need to install ADB and Fastboot drivers separately through the 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 A3 USB Drivers for Windows

Like we said, the USB drivers for Galaxy A3 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 A3!
  • Connect your Galaxy A3 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 A3 USB memory.

Samsung Galaxy A3 USB Drivers for Mac

Connecting your Galaxy A3 USB memory on a Mac is also easy. If you have been a Nexus device user on a Mac previously, then this Galaxy A3 should be no different for you. Make sure you have a Galaxy A3 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 A3!
  • Download Android File Transfer and install it on Mac OS X.
  • Connect your Galaxy A3 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 A3 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 A3, 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 A3.

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 A3 section for official updates, custom ROMs etc.

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