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[International / GSM] Galaxy Nexus ADB USB Driver

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by taylordw, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. taylordw

    taylordw Lurker
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    How do I get /setup a USB driver on a Windows Vista box to enable ADB to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus?
    I have been searching for hours but haven

  2. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary


    Firstly, welcome to the AndroidForums and we're very happy you signed-up with us.

    I'm also going to be moving your thread to the all-things-root sub-forum if you don't mind...

    Second, I don't (yet) have a Galaxy Nexus myself, but I've been reading / researching in preparation for that moment :).

    I think what you want is this driver file:


    It can be found in a couple of places:


    (courtesy of this thread over on XDA: [HOWTO] Root Your Stock Galaxy Nexus - xda-developers)

    -- or --

    in here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/15110285/FYA%20Files/GNexus-root-package-FYA.zip

    (courtesy of this thread: Free Your Android - How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Manual Method)).

    The driver file is included in the above GNex "root packages".

    Sounds like you already know about adb and how to install it, but just in case, here's a thread that I wrote that El Presidente kindly posted about how to get adb installed (with pictures, too ;)):


    Cheers and I hope that helps!
  3. Sidrenwada

    Sidrenwada Lurker

    having the same problem hoping someone here can help already tried installing the Samsung drivers to no avail any other ideas?
  4. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary

    Welcome to the AndroidForums, Sidrenwada!

    Yeah, there's been a little more information and help / tips on this issue since this thread was last updated.

    Check out this post:

    How to install the adb & fastboot USB drivers (MS/Windows users only)

    and this thread:


    I'm betting you'll have a little more success now.

    Cheers and again, welcome to AF--glad you signed-up with us!
  5. maicou3834

    maicou3834 Lurker

    I was looking for some foruns and reading about.
    I don't know if all this files are necessaries, but With me it works perfectly well !!

    Search in Google (or 4Shared):




    Install Windows Media Player 11

    ...and it works!!!!

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The Galaxy Nexus release date was November 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.65" inch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM, TI OMAP 4460 processor, and 1750mAh battery.

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