Questions tagged [usb-on-the-go]

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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Leagoo T10 (Android 6.0). Unable to connect to USB device

I have a Leagoo T10 phone running Android 6.0. I am unable to connect to a USB thumb drive using a USB type C OTG adapter. I am also unable to connect to my Canon SLR camera using the DSLR Connect ...
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USB Flash Drive is not recognised on Android phone

I bought the Wansenda S100 OTG USB Flash Drive 32GB USB 2.0 For Android Devices/PC/Tablet/Mac with the intention to load MP3 music on it and play it on my android phone. When I insert the flash ...
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Disable any OTG from USB on Samsung

is there a way I could stop any flash OTG from accessing the tablet? I don't want the user to read or write anything to it I don't want to use the OTG anymore, the tablet is rooted. It's a samsung ...
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Adb says “Error: Device offline” everytime

Please see this question for background information. Problem: Whenever I run adb devices it says Error: device offline - This appears even when no device is connected at all. It won't even let me ...
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Is stereoscopic vision via OTG and 2 USB cameras possible?

I'm thinking of making a stereoscopic night vision device by using 2 USB cameras connected via OTG (type C) to my Android phone. I've already tested 1 USB camera and some VR App from the Play Store ...
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LG Aristo 2 and Xbox 360 Controller with USB OTG

I'd like to connect my phone (LG Aristo 2) to an Xbox 360 controller. It is wired, and I've connected it to my phone via USB OTG. It doesn't function currently; no button presses make any action. Is ...
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Ethernet on Moto E3 with Marshmallow (6.0)

Just got a usb2 to ethernet adaptor. I am trying to connect the Moto E3 on wired ethernet but this is unsuccessful so far. It does not seem to work like plug and play. ifconfig does not shows eth0 ...
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Xbox 360 controller is not working on my Moto E4 Plus

I don't know what happened. My USB OTG cable is working fine and also my Xbox controller on PC. In fact, I have another Android, Sony Xperia Z3 plus. Here it's working just fine. But I don't know what ...
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How to Enable OTG Compability On my Samsung SM-T231

Yesterday I bought one OTG Cable just for my tablet but for some reason it isn't compatible or it doesn't Read my OTG cable..Any solutions??
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Why won't my USB headset work OTG with my Honor 6x?

I'm using an Honor 6x running EMUI 5.0. I bought an OTG cable recently, a female USB to male Micro-USB to use with this phone. I've connected a mouse and keyboard, and those worked fine. But, when I ...
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Will a OTG + USB ethernet cord work for Internet access?

Will a OTG adapter (the one with a micro-b male on one end and USB 'standard' female port on the other end) connected to a Ethernet to usb ('standard' USB male one end, female/male Ethernet end on ...
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Tablet won't recognize OTG flash drive

I have an Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 It's up to date with everything. Up until just now, I've never had a problem connecting external storage devices to my tablet using an OTG cable. Earlier today, ...
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I have broken my Motorola Moto E 1 Screen I was wondering if I could plug my Phone into a Monitor and a mouse

I have broken my Motorola Moto E 1 Screen I was wondering if I could plug my Phone into a Monitor and a mouse, so i could use the mouse to put in my passcode. The bad thing is that my passowrd is a ...
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Use an Android phone as a dongle with a home router

I'm researching the possibility of 'tethering' a spare (rooted android) phone to my home router, to act as a 3G/4G dongle and give my home internet via the phone. I have found USB to Ethernet ...
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USB OTG Hardware support on Galaxy Grand Duos

Does Galaxy Grand Duos have hardware support for OTG ? Is it just restricted by software or is hardware support also lacking. I am little bit confused after reading this post.
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Eject OTG Storage with ADB Command

When I plug in an OTG cable with a flash drive attached to the other side, the system automatically mounts the drive. How can I eject the OTG drive with a shell command? (Not Settings->Storage->Eject ...
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I need an idea for recovering my data

after I tried for 4 hours, I really need your help. Let me tell you my story: I dropped Moto X 2nd Gen (running Android 6.0) some days ago, the screen is shattered and only shows some kind of green ...
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Micro USB splitting cable that allows charging and reads standard USB simultaneously (Samsung Tab S2)

I recently bought the Galaxy Tab S2, 9.7" (T813; Android Marshmallow) thinking I could simultaneously charge it and read files from a standard USB drive using a cable such as one found here.   ...
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OTG Drivers To non-otg Android Phone.?

My Phone Details : Android 5.1 Lollipop Model No - LS-4005 Model- LYF FLAME 6 My phone doesn't support otg drive. Can I install otg support manually ? If yes, please tell me how.
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Debug phone wihtout USB cable

How can I debug phone without usb cable even after phone restarts on non-rooted phone? Right now I lose all developer options on reboot and have to reconnect otg cable.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 with USB Keyboard and Google Keyboard

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747), running Stock 4.4.2, non-rooted. I prefer the Google Keyboard from the Play Store over the stock Samsung Keyboard. Lately, I've been connecting a USB Keyboard ...
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Stream audio from external hardware to android phone via USB

What I have done till now I am able to connect an external hardware to my android device via USB. After detection of external hardware, I am establishing an USB connection. After connection I am able ...
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How can i enable otg in symphony H250? which is unsupported otg phone

my phone doesn't support otg how can i enable this feature in my SYMPHONY XPLORER H250 android phone?
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disabling USB via init.usb.rc

I have a tablet and a LAVA SimulCharge adapter. I would like to disconnect all USB devices when power is disconnected and reconnect them when power is connected. Is this possible to do via changes ...
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Preventing device wake up on USB

Is there a way of preventing an Android device from waking up/staying awake when a USB is device is plugged in? I know Windows allows this in device manager. Is there a similar setting in Android or ...
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LAVA OTG adapter keeps android tablet from sleeping

I am using an EasyCAP Adapter via a LAVA SimulCharge adapter on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to capture video from a car reverse camera. This is working fine except, when the LAVA adapter loses the power ...
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Simultaneous OTG + Charging Capability

I'm working on a hobby project to stick a tablet in a car to replace the factory head unit. For this, I need to connect the reverse camera to the tablet (via USB, using something like an EasyCAP ...
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Can I bypass the Google Verification on my Huawei Mate 8? [duplicate]

I just bought a Huawei Mate 8 and I can't set it up due to the Google account verification in the setup process. I've messaged the seller asking for the account details but he doesn't know. I don't ...
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Widget (or similar function) to unmount a USB OTG device?

Is there a widget, app, or similar available to safely unmount a USB OTG device? I've looked through this SE, Google Play, and the Internet and found this question, seedy/expensive apps, and old ...
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Is there a micro usb OTG otg to HDMI adapter available?

can a tablet with a micro usb OTG port connect directly to HDTV hdmi? how about HDTV USB port?
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OTG storage devices stopped working

I have a Samsung I9305 running rooted stock Android 4.4.4 with Xposed framework. I used to be able to use USB OTG Storage devices flawlessly. However, recently, none of them mount. I've tried third ...
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Can I play mp4s on my Nexus through usb-on-the-go?

I have a male end micro-usb to female USB and I can plug in my USB drive and see all the files using the OTG disk explorer app, and I have a video player app that plays the videos I download to my ...
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how to enable otg support in moto e 2nd gen havig android lollipop 5.0?

I have rooted my moto e 2nd gen mobile, but i could not enable usb otg support in my mobile even afterrooting and installing apps like esfile explorer,stickmount, usb troubleshooter. during twrp ...
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Removable drive connected over OTG disconnects when screen turns off

I own a tablet with Jelly Bean installed. I usually connect a pen drive to it using an OTG cable and it works fine (except for NTFS file system and the below problem too). The issue is when the screen ...
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LG G Stylo won't recognize OTG Mobile Phone Connection

I bought a MXtechnic OTG Mobile Phone Connection so I could read SD cards from my trail cams in the field. When I plug it in to my phone by itself or even with my digital cameras SD card or even a ...
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Share Android cell phone network connection over USB OTG to Wifi Android tablet

How do I share my cell phone's network connection with a Wifi tablet? Specifically I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S6 and a Nexus 7. I bought a USB OTG cable. Which end do I plug the USB into, and which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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does samsung galaxy ace support otg? [duplicate]

I currently own a Sony z1 and had not hqve any troubles with an otg storage device. But I coulndt make the same storage device this to work with my galaxy ace. ROOTED Version 2.3.6 I have so far ...
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Android Arduino USB [duplicate]

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 ...
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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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How to troubleshoot OTG cable?

Because android doesn't handle the broken screen problem very well (frankly, it doesn't handle it at all) I bought OTG cable in hope that I'll be able to connect my mouse to the device. I connected ...
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How can I determine USB host controller type

I'm trying to determine wheter my tablets have: Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI) Universal Host Controller Interface (UHCI) Ehanced Host Controller Interface (EHCI) Is there any tool that could ...
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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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Using OTG cables when connecting to PC

Can an OTG cable, micro B male to USB A female, be used with the cell phone if connecting to a PC either with a USB A Male to Male lead or with a standard A Male to Female lead plus a standard A Femal ...