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In USB, one device acts as the host, and others as peripherals. USB-on-the-go sockets and cables use particular pins wired together to let each device know which rôle it should play. Your home-made cable didn't have this, so the phone was trying to act as a peripheral, not a host. If you'd learned about USB-OTG before trying to make your own cable, and ...
As this comes up a lot I would recommend an app to check this, like this one The GT-I8262 (Galaxy Core) does not support OTG. I cannot locate any custom Kernels that support it either. There is no mention of it in the specs for the device either.
I was told i would not have permissions to comment here?!? Therefore here my comment. Perhaps you could have a look on what additional cables are available for your device. If you want it to be usb master there's a universal cable that works well. But if you want hdmi connection, make sure you take a samsung adapter for your samsung device, the standardized ...
The Galaxy Grand Neo from my reading does not support USB OTG. You could just stream videos onto your phone from your PC / Desktop, and there are plenty of apps to do that. There is some great further reading in this question "How can I determine if my device has USB host mode & USB OTG Support."
I never tried it but applications can access USB through the following API since android 3.1. To confirm this there are devices with infrared that you plug to USB in your phone to use it as universal remote control.
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