Samsung USB Driver for Mobile Phones is a free tool built for developers who need to be able to connect their Samsung devices to their computer via USB for debugging and other development purposes. It also allows you to run various tests on your Samsung device’s performance, though you will need the appropriate software for those tests.
This driver should not be confused with similar options, such as ADB Driver Installer, or Universal USB Installer, as this driver is specifically designed for use in a developer context, and not simply for file transfers or other more standard uses.
Real time app testing
One of the drawbacks to developing software for a different platform to the one you are working on is that it is not as easy to test your work. You can’t simply click “run” on a mobile phone application when you are building it on a PC. At least, not without specialist software in place to emulate the platform you are making the app for.
Compiling an app and copying it to the device is impractical, as you will need to test things hundreds of times during the development process. Using this driver, you can test your apps in real-time, directly on the device. This can dramatically cut down the time spent testing features and checking for bugs during the development process.
A simple premise that is simple to use
There are no extravagant features bundled in with Samsung USB Driver for Mobile Phones; it is a very simple tool for a very specific purpose. As the name suggests, it is designed for Samsung devices, so you will need to use an alternative if you are not developing for a Samsung device, even if that non-Samsung device is using the same base operating system.
It should also be noted that even among Samsung devices, Samsung USB Driver for Mobile Phones isn’t guaranteed to work, as some older devices may not be supported. That being said, any newer devices should work fine.