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USB drivers are an absolute must when it comes to transferring media/files/documents to/from your computer from/to your Android device. It is always handier to keep your specific device’s USB drivers downloaded and installed in case you suddenly need to share files between your smartphone and the computer. Samsung is a champion in producing economic and lavish smartphones at the same time. Just like in 2018 it has produced Samsung Galaxy S9 which is an uber expensive phone whereas we have also seen Samsung Galaxy A8 in 2018 which is a more far reaching device when it comes to users and their buying capacity. USB drivers for Galaxy A8 is a try worth it because it would really help the users with getting their stuff right.

Samsung Galaxy A8 was first released in 2016 and this new smartphone can be safely called a ‘relaunch’ of Galaxy A8 and USB drivers would help your computer in recognizing the device aptly whenever you need it to. The USB drivers are for the two main OS platforms widely used around the globe i-e. Windows, and Mac and that is what we are going to discuss in this article so you could get your hands on the exact USB drivers for Galaxy A8 and save yourself the mess of getting into wrong stuff while shifting your stuff from one device to the other. Before giving you a tutorial on how to download and install on computer platforms, we will write about the third party alternative called Handshaker that you could use for transferring files from and to Samsung Galaxy A8.

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How to transfer files to and from Galaxy A8 on Windows and Mac with Handshaker:

Step 1- First of all you will have to download and install the Handshaker on the OS of your preference as in on Windows or Mac.

Step 2- Next you will be required to download and install the Handshaker Android app on your smartphone.

Step 3- Last but not the least, you shall follow the instructions appearing on the screen and get it done with.

How to download and install USB drivers for Galaxy A8 for 2018 in Windows:

Step 1- First of all you will be required to download the USB drivers and install them on your Windows running computer.

Step 2- Next you will need to download and install the Samsung smart switch app and install it on your Windows running computer too. 

Step 3- Now you shall connect your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 to the computer using a USB-C cable and wait for your computer to recognize the smartphone and install all the mandatory files and drivers.

Step 4- Once you see that all the files and drivers have been installed successfully, launch This PC or My Computer in order to locate your Galaxy A8.

Step 5- When you find your smartphone, simply double click on it and start rummaging through the content of your Galaxy A8 on your Windows running computer.

How to download and install USB drivers for Galaxy A8 for 2018 in Mac:

Step 1- First of all you will have to download and install Android File Transfer on your Mac running computer.

Step 2- Next you will need to download and install the Samsung smart switch app and install it on your Mac running computer too. 

Step 3- Now you shall connect your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 to the computer using a USB-C cable and wait for your computer to recognize the smartphone.

Step 4- Once your Mac OS has recognized the device successfully, Android File Transfer shall show all the directories from your device’s internal storage in a window.

You may also read: How to download Installing TWRP Custom Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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