If you’re planning to connect Note 5 to your computer, then your first task is to download the Galaxy Note 5 USB drivers, then install it on your Windows or Mac computer. Without a correct USB driver installed, your computer will not recognize any connected device. So we can say that the USB driver is a software that allows your computer to get in touch with the phone.
Although we can transfer any content on the phone to the computer wirelessly or even backup it to the cloud server, but there are still many folks who are still using the micro USB cable for backups important contents (text messages, contacts or even more). Most likely because this method is easier for the beginner, when compared with a wireless sync, which requires us to setup a wireless connection beforehand.
Another reason why USB connection is still frequently used is we can do a official firmware update. In addition, if you are an Android nerd, you will need a USB and ADB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 5, which may allow you to flashing the firmware with Odin flash tool. Another benefit is to help you run adb and fastboot commands, which are typically used for achieving root access or flashing a custom recovery.
Download the latest Galaxy Note 5 USB drivers, and KIES 3
|No||Name||Version||Date||Download||1||USB Drivers for Mobile Phone for Windows||184.108.40.206||Feb 2015|
|2||USB Drivers for Mobile Phone for Windows||220.127.116.11||Jun, 2014|
|3||KIES 3 for Windows and Mac OS X||Vary||Latest|
There are two methods in order to get the most recent drivers for your phone. The first is to use the standalone installer driver with smaller file size when compared with the KIES 3 installer.
At the first attempt, you can try the standalone installer, if it fails, you can try to download the latest KIES 3, it’s comes with the proper USB drivers for your Note 5. If you think that KIES not too useful for you and it only fulfill the storage, then you can uninstall it and keep the drivers installed.