Looking for Nokia 8.1 USB Drivers? In this article, you will find latest ADB drivers and Qualcomm or MediaTek drivers for Nokia 8.1 along with installation instructions.
So let’s get started!
Generally, there are two types of USB drivers that you need to have installed on your Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or Windows 11 computer to have proper connectivity of Nokia 8.1. One is ADB Drivers and the other is either Qualcomm or MediaTek Drivers, depending upon the chipset used on your Nokia device.
Once you properly install these requisite drivers, you will be able to use your Nokia 8.1 with your computer to backup its data, transfer data, flash ROM or any other purpose.
Download Nokia 8.1 Qualcomm Drivers
Qualcomm Drivers for Nokia 8.1 are required for the purpose of using Qualcomm Flash Tool to flash firmware (ROMs) on your Nokia 8.1 device.
File Size: 11 MB
Installation Instructions for Qualcomm Drivers
To install Qualcomm drivers, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Extract the downloaded Qualcomm drivers zip file on your desktop. .
Step 2: Once extracted, open the .exe file and installation wizard will open.
Step 3: Select “WWAN-DHCP is not used to get IPAddress” option and proceed next.
Step 4: Select “I accept the terms in the license agreement” option and proceed next.
Step 5: Click on “Install” button to start the installation process.
Once installation is completed, click on “Finish” button to close the wizard.
Please note that if your Nokia device is powered by MediaTek (MTK) processor , then you would need to install MediaTek Drivers of Qualcomm drivers.
Download Nokia 8.1 ADB Drivers
ADB Drivers are used to connect any Android device to computer for the data transfer. They are light-weight in size and can be easily installed.
File Size: 8.2 MB
ADB stands for “Android debug bridge” and they are drivers developed and distributed by Google, so credits to them!
Installation Instructions for ADB Drivers
In order to install ADB Driver for Nokia 8.1, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Extract the downloaded file.
Step 2: Open Device Manager.
Step 3: Click on Action -> Add Legacy Hardware.
Step 4: A “Add Hardware” wizard will open. Click on “Next”.
Step 5: Select “Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced)” option and proceed next.
Step 6: Click on “Show All devices” following by clicking “Next”
Step 7: Now select the extract file (refer to step 1) and click on “Next”
Step 8: Click on “Install” button on “Windows Security” pop-up.
Step 9: Once drivers installation is finished, click on “Finish” to conclude the process
MTP Drivers – *Optional
If you want to transfer photos or other media from your Nokia 8.1 to your computer, then it is recommended to download and install latest version of MTP USB drivers as well.
Without presence of right USB drivers, it can be extremely difficult and frustrating to transfer data or backup or flash rom on your Nokia device by using your computer.
So, after downloading the above USB drivers for Nokia 8.1 and following the installation instructions, you will be able to connect it with your computer.