Got an old Samsung Galaxy S7 lying around? Need to make changes to the firmware or extend some functionality? To make any kind of changes to the Galaxy S7 through your computer, you would need the proper USB drivers that can connect the phone to the PC.
In this article, you will find the download links to those drivers and all additional software that you may need to take full control of your phone.
In case you are a Mac user, we got you covered too. The download links to the official Samsung Smart Switch for macOS are also available here.
For newbies: USB drivers are not a software you can open separately but a utility you need for your computer to recognize your device.
There are other, more powerful software out there that can be used to flash custom ROMS, albeit at your own risk, or update your phone to the latest version of Android even as the OEM may not have officially pushed it to your model.
“But you’ll still need the required version of the USB drivers for any operations to function on your Samsung Galaxy S7 through your PC.”
For that you can download Samsung Galaxy S7 USB Drivers (S7 Edge & S7 Active) from below as well as learn many more tips on the way.
How to download Samsung Galaxy S7 USB Drivers (S7 Edge and S7 Active)
The USB drivers you are going to download in this article support the following devices.
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Likewise, you can install these drivers to PCs and laptops that are using the following versions of Windows.
- Windows XP (32-bit)
- Windows Vista (32-bit)
- Windows Vista (64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32-bit)
- Windows 7 (64-bit)
- Windows 8 (32-bit)
- Windows 8 (64-bit)
- Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
- Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
- Windows 10 (32-bit)
- Windows 10 (64-bit)
Here are the links for the respective Samsung Galaxy USB Drivers that are suitable for the various Samsung Galaxy phones.
For certain advanced operations you may require the latest version of Samsung Galaxy USB Drivers which you can find below.
For further assistance read this to learn how to install the USB drivers you have downloaded.
Download Samsung Smart Switch for macOS, Windows and Android
Talking of connectivity, the Samsung Smart Switch app comes in plenty handy to users of macOS for connecting their Galaxy phone to their Mac. It is a neat piece of software that you can use to interact with your phone contents through macOS and Windows.
On top of that Samsung provides an Android app of the same name in Play Store. You can use that to switch from your old phone (especially iPhone) to a Samsung Galaxy phone. The app really makes the data transfer painless for new users once you get the hang of how it works.
You can download the latest versions of Samsung Smart Switch for macOS and Windows respectively from the following links. Likewise, follow the Play Store link to find the Android app of Smart Switch.
On the whole, we have covered all your software and driver requirements by now. Go ahead and connect your Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Samsung Galaxy S7 Active to your PCs and Macs.
For further problems that may exist even after installing the USB drivers properly, read up our guide on troubleshooting Samsung Galaxy PC connection issues solved.
Finally, here’s a good bye tip from me, never forget to back up your data either locally or to the cloud. It is especially important before proceeding with any advanced operations on your phone. In case of any troubles feel free to hit us up in the comments below.