Instructions for connecting Nexus devices to Windows 8.1 computers


As today’s technological devices become more and more diverse and evolving, so does software technology and so are the upgrades and new versions of operating systems for computers and phones. , smart devices are refreshed to increase user experience. But when updating, sometimes we will encounter unexpected things such as hardware damage or software failure, ie software errors. Therefore, when we connect a Nexus device (5, 6 or 7) to a computer upgrading or installing Windows 8 or 8.1, we will encounter errors such as the device displayed in the device management list and The device list says the corresponding name on Windows 8 or 8.1, but we can’t do anything like transfer files and pictures from computer to phone because it doesn’t appear in Windows Explorer.

As far as tools Google Search then we find that it is not one person who is involved, but many people who are attached to the Nexus devices other, invisibility generally scares people when connecting a Nexus phone to a computer to copy files back and forth. However, you do not have to worry because today xaiandroid shares with you the best solution.

Connect Nexus device on Windows 8.1

Do the following to connect your Nexus device to your computer. If you have any problems, don’t be afraid to leave a comment and attached screenshots for everyone to analyze more clearly.

  1. Give it a check M-TP turned ON or not?
    To enter Setting -> Storage -> Options -> USB Computer Connection. If it is not ON, use the switch [ảnh chụp màn hình bên dưới]. The menu bar can appear only when USB is plugged in on both PC and Nexus devices. MTP stands for Media Transfer Protocol.
  2. USB Driver
    Open Device Manager on your computer after connecting your Nexus device. This can be done by right clicking: My Computer -> My PC -> Control Panel -> Device Manager
    This device will be listed here as its generic name ie: Nexus 7. If you see something like Acer ADB Interface / LG ADB Interface; it means the drivers are not installed correctly.
    Solve this by right clicking on the device and selecting: Update Driver Software -> Browse My Computer Driver Software. Make sure compatible drivers are available. Choose “MTP USB Driver” to replace ADB Driver.
  3. Next comes the settings, the devices will be in the list now. More importantly, you’ll now be able to sync and transfer files between your computer and your Nexus device.

Note: If you can’t find the right drivers in your computer, please comment below. A separate post is made according to the usual required drivers for Nexus devices in case it is a common problem


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