Most of the MediaTek Android device cannot create an interface so that it cannot communicate with any computer without a VCOM driver installation. It is necessary to install the MediaTek/ Mtk USB driver or VCOM driver for an Mtk Smartphone to make itself detectable by the computer. The terms interface and communicate mentioned here are referring to the advanced features like flashing an Android device.
In this article, we will show how to install Mtk USB driver or VCOM driver software on windows 10 computer easily. This is especially for the beginners who want to set up the MediaTek driver properly on their PC/Laptop. Before going into that let’s have a look about the Mtk USB Drivers.
Mtk USB Drivers
You can connect any MediaTek device to the Windows computer with the help of Mtk USB Drivers. This connection makes possible that, whether you want to connect for flashing the Stock Firmware, flashing IMEI or just to transfer the data from your handset to computer.
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Mtk USB Drivers Features
- Data transfer between the device and the computer.
- Helps to flash the Stock Firmware.
- Helps in Flashing IMEI.
- Fixing the bootloop.
Steps to Install and Setup Mtk USB Driver
Step1: Download the Mtk VCOM USB Driver preloader package. Its size is very small just 15kb. Extract the below-mentioned files and store it on your computer.
- Windows 10 x86 MTK USB Drivers.inf
- Windows 10 x64 MTK USB Drivers.inf
Step 2: Go to the Windows start menu. Right click on it and select the Device Manager. Doing this will navigate you to the Device Manager Window. You can also navigate to this window via by using the system settings.
Step 3: Right click on the name of your computer, you will be shown two options. From that select Add Legacy hardware.
Step 4: A new window with the title Add Hardware will open. Just select the Next option, present at the bottom that window.
Step 5: Next, it will ask what you want it to do. Select Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) and select Next to proceed.
Step 6: Select Show All Devices and click Next option again.
Step 7: Select the Have Disk option and Install from Disk tab will be opened. Then select Browse.
Step 8: Now navigate to the extracted driver file (.inf). Select it according to your operating system. It may be whether a 32-bit or 64-bit OS.
Step 9: After selecting it, just click OK.
Step 10: You will be displayed with options which includes MediaTek DA USB VCOM driver, MTK USB Debug Port, MTK USB Port, and much more. Select MTK USB Port and then select Next.
Step 11: Select Next once more.
Step 12: A warning from the windows security may or may not appear. Ignore that and Select Install this driver software anyway and select Finish.
Step 13: You have to remove the device but leaving the drivers intact, so you need to expand the Ports (COM & LPT) section.
Step 14: Right-click on it and then uninstall the MTK USB Port.
Step 15: Finally select Finish.
That’s it, you have successfully installed the Mtk USB Driver on your Windows PC. Now for the each and every you connect a turned OFF MediaTek in your computer, it will be detected and displayed as MediaTek Preloader USB VCOM Port interface or MTK USB Port. Just make sure that you port is in working condition.
If you have any issues with the installation process or any doubts, kindly comment below.