Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an interface to communicate between the mobile device and the computer. Peripherials are devices attached to a computer. So this is about how to use other USB devices such as disks, memory sticks, and others with your Android device.

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How to use an external USB keyboard with a Galaxy S II or a Huawei Y201 Pro

The background: I recently learned about OTG USB cables that can be used to connect peripherals to Android devices. I had this idea of using an android device with a usb barcode reader connected ...
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Is it possible to make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus use external usb storage like memory sticks?

Is it possible to make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus connect to a USB memory stick? I have the USB Connect. How can I do that?
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How to use an USB-attached wired Ethernet adapter through USB-OtG on an Android smartphone?

Due to my profession I use to have to connect to wired-only LAN-attached devices (like managed switches, routers, set-top-boxes etc) frequently to access their configuration interfaces via ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 “Prevention Information” USB OTG

I am trying to connect things to my S4 with a USB OTG cable. Standard devices such as mass storage, keyboard and mouse all work fine. My problem seems to be with vendor class devices. I connected an ...
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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 host mode with class compliant audio interfaces

I have an HTC EVO, and it is my understanding that the hardware supports USB host mode. I am still working to confirm this, but even if it doesn't, I understand other devices do, and that the Android ...
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Can I use an USB Ethernet adapter to connect Sony Ericsson Xperia Active to a wired Ethernet LAN?

Due to my profession I have to connect to wired-only LAN-attached devices (like managed switches, routers set-top-boxes, etc.) frequently to access their configuration interfaces via Telnet/SSH/HTTP. ...
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Can I use an Adafruit Trinket as a simple Android peripheral?

I want to control the standby state of an LCD panel through an android media PC. I'm thinking of using a Trinket as a cheap android USB peripheral. Is this possible? I'm new to Android and Adafruit ...
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Bluetooth dongle support for Ubislate 9ci tablet

I purchased a new tablet Datawind Ubislate 9ci. It is a 9 inch no-bluetooth tablet. Details: Android 4.1.1 Rock chip RK2928 Linux kernel version 3.0.36+ I want to attach a Bluetooth ...
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Is there any way to use a touch screen monitor to CONTROL an Android tablet through USB?

I have a Coby MID7065 Android tablet that I want to connect to a 4 wire capacitive touch screen monitor via USB. I want to be able to control my tablet via the touch screen monitor. I need to know if ...
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Symbol LS2208 running on Android

I try to use Symbol LS2208 (Barcode Scanner) with USB OTG on my Xperia Ray and nothing happen. I think my Xperia can use LS2208 because I using Logitect B100 (mouse) and work perfectly. When I ...
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pendrive was working well on tablet, before formating..but now not showing data

My 8 GB pendrive was working well on my android 2.3 tablet, before formating..but now not showing data on usb through tablet(but showing all files on PC/Laptop); Yesterday I've formated that pendrive ...
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How can I use the JXD S7300 game controller with RetroArch?

I want to use my JXD S7300 controllers with the Android RetroArch game emulator. But It seems not to be possible. Anyone has info?
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Android Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard

Has any tried hooking up a Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard to a Android device. It doesn't seem to work with my Sony Xperia Table S (Android 4.0.3). However with my Raspberry PI it works like a ...
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How to mount two USB drives from same device on Android?

I'm wondering how I can mount two USB drives from a USB device on Android. I have a Garmin Oregon GPS device with a USB port. When I connect it to a Windows PC, I get two drives: one for the internal ...
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Android Tablet (Sony Tablet S) with USB Barcode Scanner

I have a USB barcode scanner which, when plugged into a Windows PC works fine, just as a keyboard it 'types' the barcode into whatever software is open. I am attempting to use this with an Android ...
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Nexus 10, write access to USB pen drive (update)

I've found the answer to this question from November, which states that the only way you could read from USB was with the Nexus Media Importer, although I've gotten the impression that that is read ...
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How can I connect a USB portable printer with a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 without rooting phone?

How can I connect a USB portable printer with a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 without rooting phone?
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Attach webcam to android tablet, is it possible?

I have a Logitec C120 webcam (its wire is an USB). I also have an ASUS transformer infinity (which has an USB port). Guess what I tried... but the asus does not seem to respond to the webcam in any ...
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Connecting Mini USB 2.0 Bluetooth dongle to Android 4.4.2 tablet

My tablet doesn't have integrated Bluetooth, so I purchased a Mini USB 2.0 Bluetooth dongle. I also have a Micro USB to connect it to. However, I don't know how to do it. Is there any hint to make it ...
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External USB bluetooth help

Hello I have a android system that I am trying to find out whether I can get USB bluetooth dongles to work on it. Device info: Model number: Telechips m805s tcc8925 NAND v7 board Android version: ...
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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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Will Android recognize USB wireless adapters?

I'm looking to use a wireless drawing tablet with my Asus TF300T. I have a USB accessory so I can plug in the USB adapter for the drawing tablet, but I was wondering if Android would recognize the ...
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support for multi-button mice in android ?

I wonder , is there support for android for multiple button mice , and especially , for mice mice with back/forward browser buttons ?
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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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Huawei EC 1260 does not work with HCL tablet Me U1 with OS Android 4

My USB internet dongle of 'TataIndicom Photon Plus' (HUAWEI EC 1260) does not work with HCL Me Tablet U1. The dongle does not connect the tablet with the network (internet) even after I followed ...