Recently, a few users have complained that they are unable to connect their Android phone to the system after upgrading to Windows 11, and it worked fine in the previous Windows 10 version. As per users, when they connected their Android smartphone to the PC using a USB data cable, they could clearly hear the connection sound; but could not find the phone in the “Connected device” list on the system settings page.
If you are struggling with the same issue, there is something you can do to fix it as soon as possible. Here we have listed some basic tricks to help you get rid of Android/ USB driver error in Windows 11 quickly. Then let’s have a look.
Causes of Android/ USB Driver Error in File Explorer of Windows 11
The same issue can have several reasons, such as, your Android phone’s motherboard is not compatible with Windows 11, broken USB port, outdated drivers and many more.
Fix 1: Restart the System
The first step to fix Android driver error in Windows 11 is to restart the system. This simple trick is very helpful to eliminate most of the minor errors in your system and let you run the system without complications.
Fix 2: Update Driver
If you find the error message “necessary driver is not found” under the device name in the Settings page or in File Explorer, you should check the driver and update it to the latest version.
You can manually update the driver in your system by right-clicking on the USB driver and selecting the Driver update option from the sub-menu. Otherwise, choose a third-party driver update tool to automate the process.
Fix 3: Use Another USB Port
Sometimes the issue lies with a broken USB port, so connecting your Android device to a secondary USB port may solve your problem. If the issue persists, you should check the USB cable for any damage. If yes, you can select a new USB cable and reconnect your device.
Fix 4: Connect with Another Mobile
Still the issue bothers you, then you can connect another Android phone to your PC and see if it works or not. Similarly, you can connect your Android device to a new PC and see the result. If the issue is with your smartphone, take it to the nearest service center for repair, and the problem will get solved.
Anyway, we hope the above information will solve your error and let you connect your Android device to Windows 11 without any further issues. If you have any concerns related to the information given above, then you can list your doubts in the command box below.