MTP USB Device drivers are necessary to be downloaded and installed on Windows OS, because the MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) enables you to transfer media files between any portable device with storage and Windows machines. For example, you can transfer pictures from Android devices like Samsung Galaxy S3, Lenovo T410, HTC One M7, etc. to a PC of Windows 10, 8.1, or 7.
If you receive error message “MTP USB Device driver failed” when you try to connect a MTP device to a PC, this means you need to download and install proper MTP USB device driver for your computer.
Incorrectly configured MTP USB device drivers can cause a failure media files transformation as well as other serious computer issues such as device not recognized, INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE blue screen, mouse and keyboard not working, etc.. So you need to install the MTP USB device drivers according to the Windows OS version. However, almost all the MTP USB drivers for Samsung, Huawei, HTC, Asus and other Android devices are not available to download from the manufacturer’s website.
Under the manual method heading, we will introduce two methods, namely: download the MTP USB device driver through the Windows Update service and the manufacturer's site. Now, let us look at each method in detail below.
A.) Download the MTP USB driver via Windows Update
To use the built-in Windows Update service to perform the download and installation process of the MTP USB driver, you can use the following steps:
Step 1. From the "Start" menu of the Windows PC, select the "Settings" application.
Step 2. After the "Settings" window pops up on the computer screen, click the "Update and Security" section.
Step 3. From the left panel, click the Windows Update option.
Step 4. Finally, on the main screen, click the Check for Updates button.
Step 5. Windows will download and install the latest update of the MTP USB driver on your computer.
Step 6. Complete the installation process by restarting the PC or laptop once.
B.) Download the MTP USB driver from the manufacturer's website
This is a tedious and tedious process of downloading the required MTP USB driver update on your computer, but if you want to get the MTP USB driver software directly from the manufacturer's website, you can choose this method.
You will have to visit the PC manufacturer's web page, search for the relevant MTP USB driver according to the version of Windows OS you have, and then download the driver package to your computer.
After that, you can double-click the .exe file to run and install it on the system. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation of the MTP USB driver.
Driver Talent is a professional and easy-to-use driver download utility, which can help to detect outdated MTP USB device driver in your PC and download a proper one to keep both the Android device and Windows PC running at their best performance.
Follow the 3 steps to download and install Samsung S5 MTP driver, HTC MTP device driver, MTP driver for Dell Inspiron n5110 or MTP USB device drivers for other devices:
Step 1: Scan for Problematic Drivers.
Click “Scan” to detect the outdated, missing or incorrectly configured MTP driver on the PC.
Step 2: Repair Driver Problems
Click “Repair” and fix the MTP driver issues. Or click “Update” if there are updatable drivers available.
Step 3: Restart the PC
Restart the computer to make the newly installed MTP USB driver take effect.
Now connect your Android device to the PC to see if pictures or music can be transferred successfully.
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