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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Wifi access point with USB-OTG ethernet?

I want my phone to act as a ethernet capable wifi access point (WAN via ethernet). When I use USB-OTG with an ethernet USB adapter attached to my Galaxy Nexus (non-rooted stock Jelly Bean) I get ...
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Can Tablets deal with USB Sound Cards?

I've found this thing on eBay. It converts the USB to a microphone input and a jack-speaker output. I'm just curious, if my tablet is compatible with it as the description doesn't explicitly mentions ...
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Connecting multiple USB devices using a USB hub that connect to the USB port of a Android devices

Is it possible to use and connect a USB Hub on any generic and major Android tablets that only have 1 USB port and connecting multiple USB devices (depending on how many port the USB Hub have) such as ...
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Android USB data/power over audio jack

Is it possible to connect my Android (Droid 2 Global) to my PC using an USB->Audio converter? Square is able to interface with their device over the audio jack on Android. iPod shuffles are ...
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ICS and support for gamepad/controller devices

I own an Asus Transformer TF101 and finally the official upgrade to ICS has been released. I remember some ICS video previews where they said that ICS would have native support for ...
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How does MHL work?

I've done (quite) some googling, but I still don't get it. You need an MHL converter, or adapter, or something. On one end of the adapter, all resources say, there is a "standard micro-USB" port, and ...
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What are workable/straightforward methods for using external game controllers (bluetooth, USB) with the Android platform?

I own an Archos 43 IT running Android 2.2. It is my understanding that the Archos devices in this product line support USB Host and Bluetooth. What are workable/straightforward methods for using ...
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USB charging in host mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using an OTG cable while charging Recent versions of Android allow USB to operate in host mode. But is it possible for them to be powered/charged via that same USB port ...
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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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Is it possible to boot an Android phone from a USB drive?

Is there any way to boot an Android phone* from a bus-powered USB drive**? If so, what are the steps to achieve this? * E.g. one with USB OTG functionality. ** E.g. a flash drive.
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Connecting a National Instruments device to an android phone

I'm attempting to connect a national instruments usb data aquisition device to a samsung galaxy s2 mobile phone. As far as I can tell the phone has a USB driver but no driver exists to run the ...
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Can a USB pen/hard drive be used with a Logitech Revue?

Can the Logitech Revue play videos and display images from a USB pen/hard drive? What are the hardware specifications of the Logitech Revue?
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Android Tablets: Use USB to Ethernet connector?

Do Android tablets generally support USB to Ethernet adapters? And if so, which models?
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Can I drive a USB webcam with my android touchpad?

I have I have an Android touchpad and a usb webcam... Can I use the pad to control the webcam?
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Any way I could use a USB monitor with my Droid?

The Droid doesn't support video out but I'd like to have a bigger screen sometimes. The Mimo would be cool but their they don't seem to have Android drivers (or even linux drivers). Any way to do ...
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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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Use a USB Controller with Xoom without adapter

I would like to use an X-Box 360 Controller with my Motorola Xoom tablet, however the Controller uses USB to connect and I do not have the required USB OTG adapter to plug it directly into the tablet. ...
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Mapping Xbox 360 (wired) controller buttons on SuperGNES

I'm trying to map A & B buttons on a android snes emulator (on ACER A500 running android 3.2) but it seems that A & B buttons are mapped as "back" action by default on android. Is there any ...
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Can I use usb OTG for serial connection between nexus 7 and Arduino?

I got myself an OTG cable for Nexus 7, which works just fine. Now, I am wondering if I can connect the Nexus 7 with my Arduino for serial communication between the two.
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How do I use an external USB keyboard?

My tablet's running Android 4.0.3, and I'm trying to use an external keyboard with it. My tablet isn't detecting the keyboard, but it works when I plug it into my computer. This keyboard uses a normal ...
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How to use USB Keyboard and USB Mouse In Android Tablet Simultaneously

My Android Tablet is having one Standard USB port and One Micro USB port I use Mini for 3G Dongle..... Tablet is not having Bluetooth. I want to know is it possible to connect mouse and keyboard from ...
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Android chroot ubuntu - is it possible to get ubuntu to recognise usb devices

I've managed to setup the chroot but I'm unsure how to get the chroot to recognise usb devices. I'll be doing so work with microcontrollers hence I neeed to to recognise my usb based programmer. For ...
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how to connect blue yeti mic to galaxy nexus

I'd like to use the blue yeti as audio input for recording video on the galaxy nexus. How can I achieve this? I know thus far that I need a USB otg cable, but when I plugged it in it didn't seem to be ...
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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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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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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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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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Using USB peripherals with hardware debug

I have a developer tablet, and I also need some peripherals connected via USB to my tablet and debug cable at the same time. I tried to connect USB hub to my tablet using OTG cable, by got the problem ...
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USB OTG “power consumtion error”

I use a USB OTG cable to connect USB devices such as pen drives, mice, key boards, etc. But when I connect some devices, (particularly some of the pen drives I have) it gives me following error ...
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NTFS file system supported although portable hard drive doesn't mount?

I have a Huawei u8160 running Cyanogenmod 7.2 . I've recently been testing things on my recently activated OTG I've tried to connect a USB Portable HDD, However when I connect the HDD the LED flashes ...
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Install Android-x86 on USB drive

I am live booting the Asus laptop version of Android-x86 4.0 on my Acer Laptop from my USB Pendrive. Everything is working fine, however I want to install the OS on the USB drive instead of live ...
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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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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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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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Using external AIS and GPS and OpenCPN via Windows/Linux on a smartphone for sea navigation

Having read excellent answers about using external USB devices on SmartPhones (HTC Desire in my case), I would like to complicate the issue still further: I'd like to use a Windows emulator on the ...
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Connecting Android smartphone/tablet to PC and another device through USB hub

I am going to connect a USB device to Android mobile phone, using Android ICS 4.0 USB OTG. Can I connect this device to smartphone through USB hub and connect the phone through USB hub to PC in order ...
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Plugged a Bluetooth USB to Tablet but seems not working

I have insert a USB Bluetooth dongle to a Tablet via the USB port and try to turn on the Bluetooth in the Android but fail. So, how do one know if the USB Bluetooth dongle can be supported for a ...
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USB storage blank or unsupported filesystem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of “SD Card blank or has unsupported filesystem” notification When I connect a USB Flash drive to my Galaxy SII Android 2.3.4, it alerts me with this ...
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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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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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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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Android supports of Interactive whiteboard

I would like to write an app for the Interactive whiteboard using my android tv box. But i am not sure what kinds of Interactive whiteboard are support my Android TV box. 1.It seems that the ...
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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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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 ...