How to Install Android CDC Driver Manually [Legacy Hardware]

How to Install Android CDC Driver Manually [Legacy Hardware]

How to install Android CDC Driver or install USB driver on Android Phones. In this article, we are sharing a brief guide on installing USB driver on Android devices and also for Android CDC driver installation. These are the instructions to install Android CDC Driver on Windows Computer, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

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How to install Android CDC Driver Manually

Windows 8/8.1/10 users

Windows 8/8.1/10 users should disable driver signature verification before following below steps

to disable driver signature verification click here.

Step 1. Download and Extract Android CDC Driver on your Windows Computer.

Step 2. Now, Open Device Manager on your Computer (to open device manager > Press Win + Rto launch Run Command > In Run Command Window type devmgmt.msc and Hit OK Button).

Step 3. Once Device Manager is Launched, Click on your Computer Name.

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Step 4. Now, Click on Action menu and Select Add Legacy Hardware.

Step 5 – A new wizard will pop up. Just click on Next.

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Step 6. Now, Select Install the Hardware that I manually Select from a list (advanced) and Click on Next Button.

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Step 7 – You will be shown a long list in the following screen. Just select Show All Devices and click Next.

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Step 8. Now, Click on Have Disk Button > Locate the Android CDC Driver (Android_Gadget_CDC_driver.inf) on your Computer.

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Step 9. Once your driver is listed in the blank area, click on Next to continue.

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Step 10. Now, Again Click on Next Button.

Step 11. Now, you will be able to see Windows Security Dialog Box. Under Windows Security Dialog Box, Select Install this driver software anyway.

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Now, device manager will install the Android CDC driver on your computer (may take 1-2 minutes only).

Step 12. Now, Click on Finish button to close the Add Hardware Wizard.

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Step 13. Below you can see the Android CDC driver is installed and listed in the device manager.

Video tutorial on Installing Android CDC Driver


  1. Android CDC Driver is made to work on MediaTek chipsets only. You need to install the CDC Driver to flash stock firmware using SP Flash Tool.
  2. The driver is not digitally signed error: If you got this error then you need to fix the driver signature enforcement manually, for that read this full tutorial or watch this video tutorial.
  3. CDC Driver may not work with SN Write Tool to Flash IMEI on MediaTek devices.
  4. Credits: Android CDC Driver is created and distributed by Mediatek Inc. So, full credits go to them for sharing the driver for free.

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