You can download the Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers from this post and use them on your PC. The 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 are all supported by these drivers. These drivers must be installed before the PC is able to recognize a Qualcomm device running in Emergency Download Mode (EDL).

What is Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader USB Driver?

The Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008 driver is an essential piece of software for any device running on the Snapdragon chipset. It enables the communication between your device and a PC, allowing you to flash firmware images, transfer files and other data, as well as debug your system.

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Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers

This driver is compatible with all versions of Windows from XP to 10, making it ideal for use in a wide range of devices. Additionally, this driver supports both 32-bit and 64-bit systems ensuring compatibility with more modern hardware configurations. With its reliable performance and easy installation process the Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008 Driver makes connecting your Snapdragon-powered device simple and efficient!


Only use the below instructions if you want to use the ‘Manual’ method to install the Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers. You can skip this section if you want to use the “Direct Method” to install the drivers.

  • Get the latest versions of ADB and Fastboot and install them. If you need help getting them set up on your computer, have a look at our installation manual.
  • In addition, make sure USB debugging is turned on in your device’s Settings Developer Options menu.

If you’re using Windows 8 or later, you need to disable a feature called “Driver Signature Verification.” To do this, switch to ‘Test Mode.’

  • Open Command Prompt on your PC.
  • In the CMD window, enter the following code:
    •  bcdedit /set testsigning on 
  • Now, restart your PC to enter Test Mode.
  • Once installation is complete, you can leave Test mode by typing the following code:
    •  bcdedit /set testsigning off

Download Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers

Download the USB drivers by the ‘Installation Method’ you selected.

For automatic/direct installation:

For manual installation:

HS-USB QDLoader 9008 drivers installation instructions

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported by the given Qualcomm USB drivers. To begin, you can use the setup wizard to perform a fully automated and fast installation of all necessary drivers. You should use this method if you want to get the Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 drivers onto your computer.

If the first way fails for any reason, you can use the second method, which is a manual installation procedure.

Method1: Direct/automatic installation

  • Download the Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 drivers compatible with your computer’s CPU architecture (32-bit or 64-bit).
  • Go to the folder where the file was saved after it was downloaded.
  • Click twice on the QDLoader HS-USB Driver bit Setup executable file.
  • Click “Next” within the InstallShield Wizard window that displays.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

Select the “I accept the terms in the license agreement” option to agree to the rules. Click ‘Next‘ after accepting the terms and conditions.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

  • Now, click “Install” to install Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 drivers on your Windows computer.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

When the installation is finished, click ‘Finish’ to exit the InstallShield Wizard.

So good! You have finished installing the Qualcomm Android USB drivers on your PC.

Method 2: Manual installation

You should use the manual Method described below if the automatic installation does not work and your PC still does not detect your device.

  • Download the ‘’ file.
  • Extract the zip file to a suitable place on your PC.
  • Connect your Android device to your PC via the USB cable.
  • Navigate to the folder where ADB and Fastboot tools are installed.
  • Press the SHIFT key and right-click on an empty area inside this folder.
  • Select the ‘Open PowerShell window here‘ option.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

  • Simply enter the following code within the PowerShell window to reboot your Android smartphone into EDL mode:
adb reboot edl

Note: On some devices, merely using the above command to reboot into EDL mode may not work. If this is the case, you’ll need to do some research to find a solution.

  • On your Windows computer, select Device Manager under Control Panel.
  • Under the ‘Other Devices’ section, a yellow warning triangle will appear next to the name of your Android device, which will be ‘QHUSB BULK.
  • This means your computer doesn’t have the necessary USB drivers installed to detect your device.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

  • Simply give it a right-click and choose “Update Driver Software.”
  • Select the folder where the USB driver files are by clicking on the “Browse my computer for driver software” button and then selecting the folder.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

  • After you choose the folder, click “Next.”
  • Now, a Windows Security prompt would show up on your PC’s screen.
  • Just select ‘Install this driver software anyway to confirm and install Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 drivers on your PC.

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008 Drivers: (32 bit / 64 bit)

After installing the drivers, your device should be detected in Device Manager as ‘Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008’.

These basic steps may appear complicated if you’re completely unfamiliar with installing or updating this driver. However, it is important to note that any tool or software files associated with a Qualcomm device will always include the Qualcomm drivers.

Born as techie and was always focused on Android, ever since the HTC Dream was introduced. The abundance of options at his disposal in the open-source environment always seemed to pique his interest. "Blogger by choice, MBA by trade."


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