How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1

How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1

Hello Friends, Today i am going to tell you How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1. This is the best way How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1. So you can check How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1 Below Here. Sometimes updating your device can create new problems. The problems which you never experienced before and this is the drawback of updating devices with a new OS. Those who like to experience new OS’s first they also encounter bugs first. This is the same case when we shifted from Windows 8 to 8.1 or from Windows 7 to 8. People who own devices like Nexus 5, 6 and 7 reporting this issue that their devices were not connecting to the PC. This problem is bit frustrating because the devices did appear in the device manager and the list of known devices with the right name but user’s weren’t able to transfer files and images because it did not appear in Windows Explorer.

If you are also facing the same problem then according to Google search you are not the only one there are other Nexus models too that were also affected. So, today we come up with a solution to this problem for our readers.

How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1
Do the following and your Nexus device should connect. If you still face problems, do leave comments below so that we get back to you. Screenshots attached for your reference.

Check whether MTP is ON:
Go to settings > Storage> Options [top right] > USB Computer Connection. If it is not already ON, use the toggle switch [screenshot below]. This menu might only appear when the USB is plugged in on both the PC and the Nexus device. MTP stands for Media Transfer Protocol.

Device Drivers:
Open Device Manager on your PC after connecting your Nexus device. This can be done either by going through: My Computer > My PC > Control Panel [top bar] > Device Manager
The device should be listed here as its generic name i.e. : Nexus 7. If you see something like Acer ADB Interface / LG ADB Interface; it means that the correct drivers have not been installed.
Resolve this by right-clicking the device and choose: Update Driver Software > Browse My Computer for Driver Software. There should be another compatible driver already available. Pick the ‘MTP USB Driver’ to replace the ADB Driver.

Rightly done and installed, the Device Manager should now list your device in the right manner. More importantly, you should now be able to sync and transfer files between your PC and Nexus device.

If you are facing difficulty in finding the right driver then feel free to ask for required driver in the comment section below.

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How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1 How to Connect Nexus Devices on Windows 8.1 Reviewed by Johnson James on August 15, 2016 Rating: 5

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