USB On-The-Go (USB OTG) is a specification that allows USB devices (audio players, mobile phones, etc.) to act as a host, allowing other USB devices to be attached to them.

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Moto G (2nd gen) does not support OTG after Lollipop update

I am experiencing problems in transferring video files from SD card to OTG or OTG to SD card. Its says root directory not found. This started happening after I updated my phone software from KitKat to ...
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How to import photos from a digital camera using USB OTG?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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printing solution on android which prints to a dotmatrix POS printer through **USB**

am newbie for android. I was looking for a printing solution on android which prints to a dotmatrix POS printer through USB. I'm able to print some non readable symbols from android tablet (through ...
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usb otg thermal printer interface to android tab with usb device

I have printer with USB OTG capability which I want to use with my Android Tab (as USB device). Is this possible -- and if so, will it work for all Android versions from 2.3 up? Is there any driver ...
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USB to ethernet not working on Samsung Galaxy S

I have Samsung Galaxy S Blaze with the following specs Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G SGH-T769 Android version = 4.0.4 Baseband version = T769UVMB1 Kernel version = 3.0.8-perf-T769ULVH5-CL990184 Model ...
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Wired xbox controller not working with LG G2

My boyfriend purchased a USB OTG cable so he can play Android games with an Xbox 360 wired controller. When he plugs the Xbox controller into his LG G2 nothing happens, I plugged it into my Samsung ...
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Connect Samsung Galaxy tab 2 P3100 to a GPS dongle/ Receiver

I have a Samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100. I have an android application which uses its internal GPS to get Latitude, Longitude values. But the lat, long values getting from this tab is not accurate. So I ...
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How to use Generic USB Joysticks in Android via OTG?

I have a generic USB game controller (looks like a PS2 controller) and I just got my ordered USB OTG cable. So far keyboard and mouse work, however, when I insert the gamepad, I can't seem to make it ...
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Quantum joystick doesn't work on my xiomi redmi

I have quantum ps2 like joystick which doesn't work on my xiomi redmi HM 1SW. My phone's android version is 4.3. I use a usb otg cable which works fine with keyboards,mouses & pendrives. Whenever ...
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unmounting USB CM12?

I'm using CM12 on a rooted Nexus 7 2012 (grouper). When I plug in my USB through OTG cable, I can access it using the default file manager, but an "umount USB" option is nowhere to ne seen! Please ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (SM-T700) support for OTG (On-The-Go)

Not having any luck determining if I can see/move files from my camera to my T700 using a On-The-Go adapter/cable. See cables advertised but read on various sources that not all devices support all ...
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Incorrect Button Mapping when using Wireless Xbox 360 Controller

When I plug in the dongle and load up a game such as Goat Simulator or Stranger Oddworld, the triggers are mapped to the right analogue stick. This means my view constantly rotates and moves upward. ...
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Moto E Won't detect Thumb drive

I have a Motorola Moto E, and according to USB Host Diagnostics, the stock OS and kernel claim OTG USB support, and the proper classes are present, but it won't detect a thumb drive connected via OTG ...
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How do I mount an external disk drive formatted in ext4 via USB Host?

I plugged a 2.5 inch 1Tb drive into a Nexus 10 and I cannot see it anywhere really. Something pops up in ES File Explorer, but I cannot access the drive. Do I have to root my device, or is there some ...
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What's the point of disabling USB HOST?

After searching and debuging like an idiot, I found out that my phone has the USB host installed but disabled. Is this the default on Android? If so, is there a security reason behind it – or what is ...
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Can Android devices access an iOS file system via USB-OTG?

Using an OTG cable, Stickmount, and Root Explorer, I can view files on my USB flash drives with my Android device. On Windows, it's possible to view an iOS device's filesystem using programs such as ...
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Using OTG cable, transfer file from cardreader to external harddisk, is it possible?

I will be going on a holiday and I want to be able to back up my photos to my external harddrive. Usually this means bringing a laptop with me. However I have : Galaxy Nexus, rooted and unlocked ...
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I am unable to write files to my OTG usb storage

I bought a Sandisk 32GB Ultra OTG pen-drive yesterday and it was working fine, as in would allow me to both read/write through my Moto G(2nd Gen). Last night, I plugged it into my Samsung Galaxy ...
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Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adaptor not working on Nexus Player

I have a Nexus 5, a Nexus Player, a USB OTG cable, and a Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adapter. If I plug the Ethernet adapter into my phone (using the OTG cable of course) it loads the cdc_ether driver ...
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How can I make my USB headset work correctly?

My phone is an HTC One running Android 4.4.2, and the headset is a Logitech G35. I've tried connecting the headset to the phone with a USB OTG cable several times with mixed results: The buttons on ...
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usb otg for motorola mb865 at&t 4.0.4

Hi i wanna watch tv on my lapdock, this is what i have: Motorola Lapdock 500 PRO Motorola ATRIX 2 MB865 AT&T Android 4.0.4 +root DVB-T Reciever for Android - CSL - mini DVB-T Stick (requirements ...
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USB on the go cable with power for HTC one X?

Is there a USB on the go cable that will allow me to connect both an external hard drive and a power cable to charge my device at the same time? I have not seen such a device but I would like to know ...
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Manual Mouning from sda1?

Whenever I plugged in my mouse using the OTG cable the cursor appears. But whenever my usb drive is plugged in the phone it didn't mount. What I've tried:Paragon - Nothing foundStick Mount - Detects ...
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Bluetooth-only APP connection to a TTL-USB cable, BEST WAY TO DO?

I have a serial device that can be connected via a TTL-USB cable. I have a working Android app to monitor and control that device but that App only uses Bluetooth connections. Now I may use a ...
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How to connect 2 android phones via usb cable, to transmit video data between them

I want to connect 2 android phones via usb cable, and transmit video data between them. Does anyone know of an off-the-shelf method? Or does it require specific programming via the Android SDK?
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Samsung galaxy A5 USB Otg supported?

I have checked with few USB Otg checkers it said there are Apr are present in mobile. But i could not able to connect Pendrive. Many entry levels phones also have this feature. But this is recently ...
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Controller problem withmy denver tablet

So i connected my controller to my tablet using a usb to mni usb cable and the analogs ork fine but the buttons don't work at all. I know what is the problem (i am not using a x360 controller; i am ...
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Mounting USB in android 4.1.2

I am trying to mount USB pen drive in my old Xperia phone running andorid 4.1.2 When I connect OTG device to my phone I get an USB power consumption error. After little search I found a command to ...
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OTG issue on Lolipop

Am using the Motorola g 1st generation. After updating the Lollipop OS. Below is the issue regarding On The Go : I can copy files from USB to my Motorola g but i cannot copy files from Motorola g to ...
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How to mount usb drive in nexus 5 using mount command?

I read in some online sources that lolipop 5 allows mounting usb devices using otg cable without root permissions. Another thing i saw is that the app "ES Explorer" can mount usb devices without ...
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It is possible to get reading the information that should go to a printer?

I have a computer in company that I have no access to it system. This computer has an USB printer, and there is no option to export files from it. The only possible output is printing reports on paper ...
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LG G3 recognizes only some buttons of my controller

So I bought myself today an otg cable to use it for some video game playing on my LG G3. I use a dongle to connect my (very) old PS1 controller to my phone. But when I want to play sth like Asphalt 8 ...
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I got a moto g xt1033 last month.After update it is now 4.4.4 my device(xt1033) is not ditecting pendrive how to fix

I already download ex file explorers I can not find any notification after connecting pen drive
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How to use my webcam (connect with usb) instead of my device camera?

Recently I got an old logitech webcam, model quickcam pro 5000 http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-Pro-5000-WebCam/dp/B000BDH2XY Since the photo quality of front camera is bad, I think of using ...
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OTG to support both External Kb & Mouse and Data for Screen-sharing

I want to use Wireless Keyboard and Mouse as an input to my Moto-g mobile device and also want to duplicate its screen to my laptop. I tried following combination to achieve this but it does not ...
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USB Host Support

I have a HCL ME U1 tablet. This has a built in USB Type A socket as well as USB Mini Type B socket. I have tested the Type A socket with a standard mouse and it works well. I have also tested it with ...
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Galaxy S5 and game controller issue

Sometime after buying my Galaxy S5 I've tried to connect my PS3 controller to it to play games supporting game controller and it was working fine (except for my XBox 360 controller ). Now (after 3 ...
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Where are LAN settings on Cyanogenmod 10.2.1?

I'm trying to use a usb-to-lan device. Where are the ethernet settings? I have a Google Nexus 7 (tilapia).
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USB OTG Not Working Samsung T989

My USB OTG connection on my Samsung T989 isn't working. I have CM 11 on the device and I tried disabling SELinux. I have used all different apps but still nothing is working. I have plugged in my ...
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Audio output to mini USB on Android 4.1

I am using Huawei Ascend Mate which is rooted, runs on Android 4.1.2 and I want to use my Logitech USB headset with my phone. I also have the USB OTG ( mini usb male to usb female ) cable which is ...
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Galaxy tab 2 7.0 OTG issue

My galaxy tab 2 suddenly stopped working and it wont charge or turn on. I removed the back cover , disconnected the battery and connected again. Left it charge on a usb of pc and was able to recover ...
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Unlocking Droid XT912 with a Fully Broken Screen/Digitizer

I am trying to pull data off a Droid Razr XT912 with a broken digitizer and screen from last summer which has been under pattern lock since then. I purchased a Micro-to-HDMI cable, which successfully ...
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Android usb otg high current negotiation though hub?

I have been tinkering with a android usb-otg project and could use some assistance. I have been able to invoke usb otg power delivery in my host device (galaxy s3) to an peripheral through a makeshift ...
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How can i forward USB OTG to Chrooted Ubuntu?

I have install ubuntu through an App from the Google Play, Now i have Ubuntu Through Chroot in a Command-Line, Now how can i make this Chrooted Ubuntu Detect USB Devices, For Example, i want to plug a ...
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Can android devices with the exynos 5 chip provide 900ma in USB 3.0 host mode as per spec?

I'm interested in the possibility of supplying peripheries with 4.5W, with a exynos 5 android device as USB host. It would seem there is USB 3.0 support as host, though I'm wondering if it would ...
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why does my power drain when i use usb otg ethernet on my galaxy nexus?

i've noticed a massive power drain using usb otg ethernet on a galaxy nexus (running cyanogenmod 11), compared to plain wifi. was wondering if anyone knew why ? and how i might resolve this ...
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Mount USB OTG to specific destination folder

I've got a Moto G with 4.4.2 and, as stock OTG functionality is broken in the latest android version, I need a way to mount my mini USB card reader (meenova) to /sdcard folder. From what I've found ...
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android not detecting pendrive

I am using Samsung galaxy star pro S7260 (rooted). I bought a micro usb cable and tried to connect pen drive to my phone. But, it is not detecting and even with (root) stickmount application. Do I ...
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What does USB OTG Host mode support actually mean

I have Nexus 5 and in all forums it is said that Nexus 5 supports USB OTG Host mode natively. My understanding is that if this is the case then my flash drive should be mounted by the OS whenever I ...
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how can i enable usb otg feature on my android (1GhzDual core mtk 6577)

i have a 1Ghz dual core android with 512mb ram. The original model of this phone is called Gionee GN700W, i have attached the debug info of my phone. kindly guide me to enable this usb otg feature in ...