For those that own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, many want to know how to fix the Note 4 not recognized by PC. Sometimes the Galaxy Note 4 isn’t recognized by Windows PC when it’s connected via a USB cable to transfer files and data to your PC.
When the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 not recognized by PC, an error message will show up saying something like “Device Not Recognized” or “driver could not be installed.” Below we’ll explain how you can fix the Samsung Note 4 not recognized by PC.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Not Recognized By PC
The first way you can fix PC not recognizing your Samsung Note 4 is by restarting your Note 4. All you need to do is disconnect your Note 4 from the computer and turn it off, and then turn it back after waiting several minutes. Once you’ve turned on the Note 4 back on, connect it back to your PC to see if it works.
The second way to fix the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 not recognized by PC is to use the develop options to debug the Note 4. You can debug the Samsung Note 4 by selecting on Applications from the Home Screen and then selecting on Settings. Once in Settings, browse for the developer options and select on “USB debugging.”
Then tap to activate it and confirm the information subsequent message with “OK”. Now you should be able to connect the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 again via USB cable to the computer and have it be recognized.
The final option to solve the Samsung Note 4 not recognized by PC is to try using a different USB cable. It’s common sometimes that old USB cables don’t work correctly because of a bad connection. You can test other USB cables to see if that will solve the Samsung Note 4 not recognized by PC problem.