Google’s LG Nexus 5X has been one of its best selling smartphones ever. The Nexus 5X is currently being used by millions of users around the globe. If you like pure stock Android firmware experience as soon as it’s released, the Nexus and Pixel devices are your best bet for it. Google rolls out its new Android firmware releases for on its Nexus and Pixel devices before they are available on other Android phones, which gives users plenty of time to play around with latest features. Moreover, you can enhance Android experience by installing custom firmware, MODs, tweaks and apps but for that you need to unlock the bootloader of Nexus phone first. And to unlock bootloader you are required to properly download and install USB drivers for the LG Nexus 5X. In this guide we are going to walk you through the process of installing LG Nexus 5X drivers and how to setup ADB fastboot to unlock the boot loader in order to install a custom recovery or firmware on your Nexus 5X.
It’s important that you have USB drivers installed on Windows PC or Mac otherwise computer won’t recognize your device and you cannot transfer files between desktop PC/laptop and mobile phone. You won’t be able to find your device on PC if the correct drivers for your device are not installed properly. Android users often face connection issue between PC and mobile device. That’s why it vital that you know how to properly install USB drivers to establish successful connection between Nexus 5X and Windows PC.
See the instructions in the guide below to learn the right way to download and install the USB drivers for LG Nexus 5X and set up ADB and Fastboot files. The process is really simple. All you are required to do is to download two setup files on Windows PC and it’s done.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LG NEXUS 5X DRIVERS AND PROPERLY SETUP ADB FASTBOOT ON PC
Step 1 – First of all, download latest LG Nexus 5X USB drivers.
Step 2 – Unzip the file on your computer to get the LG-Mobile-Driver_v3.14.1.exe file inside the extracted folder.
Step 3 – Run the LG-Mobile-Driver_v3.14.1.exe file on your computer and follow on-screen setup instructions as prompted to properly install the drivers.
Step 4 – Once the USB drivers are installed, you can now connect phone to PC for transferring files.
Step 5 – Now the next step is to setup ADB & Fastbtoot files on your Windows PC. It’s better to choose C:\ Driver as the installation location. You will need these ADB Fastboot files to unlock bootloader and install custom recovery on your phone.
Step 6 – To help you in properly installing these files, we have separate guides which you can see in these to Install ADB Fastboot Drivers on Windows PC | Install ADB on Mac | Quick ADB Installation Method for PC. You can also get ADB and Fastboot tool without needing to install Android SDK, click here for it.
Step 7 – That’s all.
You have successfully installed LG Nexus 5X drivers and setup ADB Fastboot files on computer. For further assistance, send queries in comments section below.