Samsung Galaxy S6 USB drivers are now available for download. Many of you might have already bought the new Samsung Galaxy S6, and those who pre-ordered it must have received it by now. The new Galaxy S6 is powered by Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, and an Android 5.1 update can be expected in a couple of months. If you have received or are waiting to get your phone, this is the post you should start your exploration with. As explained earlier, Android is the sole system powering this super phone. It is necessary you install the per-requisite drivers on your computer before connecting your phone. Below, we have linked the latest USB driver package that supports the Samsung Galaxy S6. This driver package will ensure that all functions perform accurately and you don’t lead yourself into frustration.

The link below will you take you to the latest Android USB drivers provided by Samsung for various Operating Systems – Windows, Mac and Linux. This time round, Samsung decided to leave the SD Card functionality out of the equation making this tutorial even more important. The base specification of the Galaxy S6 comes with 32GB of storage so there is still a lot of space left for user data. These drivers are only for making your computer recognizing the S6 correctly. 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 S6 USB Drivers for Windows

Like we said, the USB drivers for Galaxy S6 are always bundled with Samsung KIES or MTP drivers are part of the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop / 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 S6!
  • Download Samsung KIES and install it on your computer.
  • Connect your Galaxy S6 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 S6 USB memory.

Samsung Galaxy S6 USB Drivers for Mac

Connecting your Galaxy S6 USB memory on a Mac is also easy. If you have been a Nexus device user on a Mac previously, then this Galaxy S6 should be no different for you. Make sure you have a Galaxy S6 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 S6!
  • Download Android File Transfer and install it on Mac OS X.
  • Connect your Galaxy S6 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 Mac 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 S6 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 S6, 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 S6.

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 S6 section for official updates, custom ROMs etc.

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5 Comments

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  2. Damon Hamilton Reply

    I about lost my shit. Thank god for google. You can upload files to google drive and then download to computer or do what you will. You can also use icloud i think. Nothing else works, USB Connects and Disconnects on its own rapidly. I believe this is a driver error. This is on a PC with windows 10. They got their shit all messed up. Get it together already there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to “plug and play” with any OS.

  3. Emma Braithwaite Reply

    Help needed desperately. I can’t transfer files from my device to my USB sticks. It doesn’t seem to matter which stick I use each transfer is getting stuck. The really strange thing is that initially each stick will work but then after a certain amount of transfers I’m getting an eaccess message.

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