Windows operating systems are programmed to use drivers for various things. The USB drivers are what are required for the mobile device to make a connection to the computer with the USB cable. Without the correct USB drivers installed on the Windows operating system first, the bridge is not created, and the mobile device and computer cannot talk to one another.
Finding the official Xiaomi USB drivers to install on the computer can be tricky, but there is a really simple method that you can follow that installed the official Xiaomi USB drivers on the computer via the Universal Windows ADB Driver.
Koushik Dutta is a renown developer that many people know as the founder of ClockworkMod among other things and he is the man who created the Universal Windows ADB Driver—one file that compiles the USB Drivers from all the main OEMS and manufacturers and puts them together so all you need to do is install it and you’re done no matter what your device.
How to download Xiaomi Mi 4C USB Drivers on Windows PCs
Head over to the Universal ADB Driver website that Koush has set up and downloaded the file you need by clicking on the link where it says “you can grab the download here.”
Once you click on the link it automatically downloads the file directly above the taskbar. As soon as the file finishes downloading, you need to click on it where it shows the file name.
Doing so opens up the beginning of the Universal ADB Driver setup wizard. Disconnect your device from the computer if it is connected and then click on the “Next” button to advance.
Choose where you want to have the Universal Windows ADB Driver stored on the computer and just leave the location as the same as the default setting if you don’t know what to chose. You can also choose whether you want to limit the ADB driver to just your account or for everyone to use on the computer. Click on the Next button once you have made your choices.
Confirm the installation by clicking on the Next button at the bottom of the screen.
The Universal ADB Driver is now installing on the computer and in a few seconds, you will see the message letting you know that the installation is complete. Click on the \close button at this point.
In conclusion, that is how to download the Xiaomi Mi 4C USB Drivers on a computer that is running a version of the Windows operating system so you can start transferring data and using apps.