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To use an attached USB device you need to have: A USB OTG (USB On-The-Go) cable USB Host Mode drivers loaded on your device A version of the Android operating system loaded on that device that supports USB Host Mode An Android device (eg phone or tablet) that has built-in hardware support for USB Host Mode And finally there need to be drivers on your ...


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Mouse cursor graphics can be located in the framework-res.apk. Specifically, res/drawable-x/pointer_arrow.png inside the APK file where x (suffix of drawable) is pixel density class of your device.


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In the context of Android devices, the terms are often used interchangeably. Host mode USB has two different kinds of endpoint (connected device), like a client-server interface. One device is the computer (or host), and it's in charge: it's the server. All the other devices (the peripherals) are the clients, and can only communicate with the server. ...


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The hub's power should only go to the hub's slave ports, not through the master port back to the phone But even if the hub uses an odd design, the most it would do is feed the phone 5V and however much amperage it will accept, same as with any bog standard wall charger. So in short, there's no risk to your phone.


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The Nexus 4 does not support USB-On-The-Go. From the Nexus Media Importer description on Google Play it states that: Due to hardware limitations, the Nexus 4 is not supported. The only way to get it to work is to root and install a custom ROM and/or kernel. You will also need a usb y cable as the Nexus 4 cannot provide the necessary 5 volts. Android ...


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Yes, it works. You need to root and install the StickMount app. Source.


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Nexus Media Importer can restore USB OTG support. Source.


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Based on the testing of other users on Chainfire's USB Host Diagnostics site, there's NO USB OTG support for GT-B5330. See also: How can I determine if my device has USB Host Mode (OTG) support?


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USB OTG compatibility is more dependent on the kernel than the actual operating system. If the stock kernel doesn't support it, then it will (most likely) only be a matter of time until a custom kernel is released that has this functionality. If you were to purchase it, remember that the tablet can only give 5V of power to the device - this stops you from ...


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The two questions you link to are to do with different chargers, not the cables. If two cables both adhere to the USB standard, they're interchangeable. You can tell if a cable adheres to the standard, as it will have the USB logo on one or both of the plugs. It's not allowed to display the logo if it doesn't meet the spec. There are two cases where you ...


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Do I need a specific app? My impression is that I need the Nexus Media Importer, which is a paid app, but is that the only way? Some apps on Google Play have the ability to read USB OTG data, however an app specifically made for the purpose would be better. Which filesystems are supported? Most file systems that Linux supports will be supported. Can the ...


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Yes, you need a specific OTG cable, or you need to modify your cable. An OTG cable has pins 4 and 5 shorted, which is how Android knows it needs to switch over to host mode. You can manually short (cross) the wires on a standard cable, then use a f-f adapter. For my Nook Simple Touch, a kernel patch is needed to be able to use OTG. I also need to manually ...


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You can use any standard Midi keyboard with your device. (src) There are several keyboards with Korg and Roland. Choice of the device is all yours. But unfortunately there are reports that your nanopad is not working with this as you asked in your original question. (src) You may want to verify that with the manufacturer first, before you go for a new ...


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Yes, according to this blog post. It involves Android programming, something I'm not very familiar with.


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Officially: This is not possible, except for certain (older?) Archos tablets. Inofficially: There's the Autopatcher project . It includes patches to enable 3G modems on wifi-only tablets (it may be possible to use those on phones too, but YMMV). Autopatcher supports these Android firmware flavours: some 3rd party firmwares (CyanogenMod, AOKP, ...


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You can access a memory stick via OTG cable if your phone supports it. See Compro1's answer to check if your phone supports OTG; you may need to specify the correct code / model in the USB Host Diagnostics site. In case your phone supports OTG but does not support it directly, check out my answer which involves using USB OTG Helper. As to your last ...


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The Galaxy Grand kernel does not support OTG from what I can see. There may be a custom Kernel to support it if you are willing to root etc, the only one I found was for 4.1.2 and abandoned due to huge number of bugs. Rooting will void your manufacturer/carrier warranty and is not for the wary or anyone who can't risk losing all data from their device. ...


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From what I looked up, the Karbonn s1 titanium does not support OTG. According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snapdragon_(system_on_chip)#Snapdragon_S4 the Karbonn s1 Titanium, is a MSM8625Q chipset. Which does not support OTG http://www.qualcomm.com/snapdragon/processors/s4/specs


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Nexus 4 does not officially support USB OTG. But rooting and modding the software can do the trick. Here's a handy guide I found!


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Yes, USB on-the-go requires special hardware on the host device, as well as the appropriate kernel drivers and drivers for all the USB peripheral profiles you need to connect.


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The red cable pictured is a USB-OTG cable too. It's no different to having the adaptor-style cable with a normal USB-A to micro-USB cable attached. So if your amp will work with one, it will work with the other too. Just be extra careful when using a symmetric-looking USB-OTG cable. USB-OTG works by having the pins wired differently in the "host" and ...


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Is your device rooted? If not try rooting and installing USB OTG Helper or Stickmount. These apps work only on rooted devices and help to mount USB devices. However, USB OTG Helper app has a site which has a database of supported device. Even there confusion prevails. A user has commented as: The best way to know is to try is to root and try these apps ...


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phoned to samsung hotline today, they said no.


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I would do away with a lot of connections, and just do a Phone > USB OTG > USB Stick connection. An OTG Cable is very cheap anyway. You can get one for a USD1 (at least here in the Philippines), or less.


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No, 4.3 doesn't address that at all. You'll still have to use the kernel that Ziddey has posted on xda-developers.com.


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Yes, you can use Nexus Media Importer. From its description: This is the only non-root solution for devices that do not provide native support for external storage. Other references: Usb otg without root access for nexus 7 found!


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According to Samsung and this review (down near the end of the review), the 8" and 10" Galaxy tab 3s have OTG, but apparently the 7" does not. It might be possible to enable it by rooting and installing an app for it, but I don't know.


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I would assume, YES. Currently, my Samsung Galaxy S4 (using the latest stock ROM) supports USB OTG. Before that, I had a Samsung Galaxy S2. Using the stock ROM, I could not use USB OTG. So, I installed USB OTG Helper, which requires your phone to have root. When I changed to CyanogenMod (CM) ROM 10.1, I did not need USB OTG Helper; it had USB OTG support.


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The Galaxy S Plus (i9001) needs an external power source to have a working USB OTG. See this link on XDA for more information (it's for the i9000, but does also apply). According to GSMArena's spec (USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0) the i9001 firmware doesn't originally support USB-OTG (compare the S3's spec, but 3rd party firmware added this later on. It does ...


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In short, MSM7x27 chipsets have very limited support for USB OTG, that is despite there is an option in the kernel to build the driver for it, unfortunately it does not work and requires hackery to get it to work 100%! In reference to this: Update: My phone's has three files libra.ko, librasdioif.ko, wireless.ko in /system/lib/modules Those ...



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