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Sunday 25 July 2021
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How to Use MTK USB Driver on Windows PC

 

 

The Anddroid MTK USB driver allows Windows computers to connect to the smartphones powered by MediaTek chipset. If you want to transfer files and documents from smartphone to PC, you need to download the corresponding USB driver. The USB driver creates a secured communication and bridge between the smartphones and Windows PC. Most of the smartphone manufacturers have developed and distributed custom USB drivers for their users.  So to connect the Xiaomi device to the PC, you have to download the Xiaomi driver.

However, the brand-specific drivers only work if the devices are running, but you cannot use the official USB drivers if the smartphones are dead or bricked. In that case, chipset-based USB drivers come in handy. If you use MediaTek based smartphone, you can download the MTK USB driver for Windows computers. In this post, we will share the latest and official MTK USB driver for your convenience. This driver is 100% safe and original.

MediaTek USB Driver Features

Connecting the Device to PC

MediaTek USB Driver permits you to connect your MTK smartphone to the desktop and transfer data between the device and Windows computer. However, you have to make sure that you’ve enabled the USB debugging on your device before connecting it to the PC.

Flashing Stock Firmware

If your Android device is having a boot loop error or is not power on, and you want to flash the firmware to solve the boot loop issue, you can download and use the MediaTek USB driver.

Writing IMEI Number

Often, if the MTK VCOM Driver or CDC Drivers failed to detect the device while writing the IMEI using the SN Write Tool, in that case, MTK USB All Driver helps your android device to get detected by the PC. After detecting, you can write or edit the IMEI number of your MTK powered smartphone.

How to Install and Use MTK USB Driver on Windows PC

You’ll need some computer skills and patience to update your drivers this way because you need to find exactly the right driver online, download it and install it step by step. To download and install MediaTek drivers, you need to download the driver zip file first, restart your PC, and then you have to disable Driver Signature Enforcement. After that, you will be able to install it on your Windows computer. Here, we have discussed every step in detail. Read the full process and follow the instructions carefully.

Step 1: Download the MTK Driver Zip File (All Versions from mtkarena.com site).

Step 2: Extract the zip file on your computer.

Step 3: Open the folder, and run the setup application.

Step 4: Follow the instructions in the wizard to save the driver folder.

Step 5: Disable Driver Signature Enforcement. Windows enforces driver signatures by default. For non-digitally signed drivers, you need to disable Driver Signature Enforcement before installing.

Step 6: Click Settings and select Update & Security.

Step 7: On the left panel, select the Recovery tab. Under Advanced startup, click Restart now.

Step 8: After booting into advanced startup, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Start-up Settings > Restart.

Step 9: When you see Startup Settings, press number 7 or F7 on your keyboard to disable Driver Signature Enforcement. This will take about 3 minutes to boot. If you’re on Windows 7/ Vista, restart your computer, press and tap the F8 key until you see Advanced Boot Options. Use the arrow keys to select Disable Driver Signature Enforcement.

Step 10: Type device manager in the search box and select Device Manager.

Step 11: In Device Manager, select your PC name. Then click Action and select Add legacy hardware.

Step 12: In the Add Hardware Wizard, click the Next option.

Step 13: Tick the Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) option and click Next option.

Step 14: Click Show All Devices and then Next.

Step 15: Select Have Disk and select the .inf file you extracted before.

Step 16: Select MTK_Driver_ext > SP_Drivers_v2.0 > Android > android_winusb inf.

Step 17: Once selected, click, OK. Then select the model you want and click Next to install. You can install all MediaTek drivers on your computer.

Step 18: Restart your PC and connect your MediaTek device.

Developer credit: MediaTek Inc is the sole developer of all Android MTK USB drivers we have listed on this page. We are sharing the original drivers as freeware. So, All credit goes to him.

After installing the correct and latest MediaTek drivers, you can use the SP Flash tool to flash the stock firmware. Also, this driver will let you transfer files and data between PC and MTK based smartphones.