Whether you are using your android smartphone is a game console, a multimedia server or a camera, most of us have, at some point, may be required to connect to external peripherals such as hard drives, USB sticks, or even a keyboard / mouse. Since most of these functions is your smartphone need to withstand standard USB OTG. In this article, we explain how to use the USB OTG Android device.
If you are not aware, since the USB OTG standard has been around for quite some time. To the USB standard, which allows you to connect a smartphone with some peripherals. During several years the use of USB OTG defined is stored on the USB drive flashing ROMs, not even trying to connect a smartphone external hard drives.
OTG USB keyboard also lets its accessories such as mice and might be connected to the phone. This can be useful for missions where you connect the phone to the screen becomes softer and may be required for an external display.
USB stick or hard disk to connect the tablet to Android device, so it should be a USB OTG (on the go) compatible. How do you know if you can not stand? When you were just check the box in the insantientibus the manufacturer’s website or your job.
Your smartphone from connecting the USB devices, so that it is easy with the right equipment. / © NextPit
If the smartphone is really old, if you have not already box, even if he is not sure its model number, you can use the USB OTG the same Checker app. That said, USB OTG where it is present natively Android Honeycomb (3.1) On the other hand it is likely that more than yours no longer move.
The app is Nextpit recommends for verifying USB OTG Support for USB OTG said Checker. This app is free and can The Google Play store to download from
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External hard drive or your laptop to connect to a PC, that is powered by a drive on your computer. The same applies to android phone to connect to storage. However, most smartphones are not capable of pushing enough power and to a computer, and this can lead to problems.
Smartphones only able to provide most of 0.5A power. If there be more, not only in this, this is the work which requires the outside of the drive. Hard drives and need a bit more juice starting it. This is what the inside of the motor. If you find that your 1TB drive keeps disconnecting, that’s the likely outcome.
You need to USB OTG potential which allows you to connect to the bank. / © Amazon
We can solve this problem by adding additional source of power. You will need deprementis hold an ever budget to allow you to connect power for the bank as well as a link to yours. How to do the exterior of Android, and have problems as applying to a Mauris adipiscing. Make sure you connect the phone to the bank just to be the first, last external drive.
Perhaps you are already familiar with the name of the USB OTG does not and does not know. Android smartphone to connect the keyboard and mouse, and once you use the OTG technology, and it’s no longer connect to the complicated than it is difficult to connect the smartphone to the mouse. Some few conditions, namely, external drive will be recognized.
As long as the power of the USB devices can not be required to belong to all-to full strength. In addition, your storage device (hard disk or USB stick) in FAT32 format. NTFS media was not recognized. If the / key in the form of course can format a FAT32 efforts to turn it into information that you do it somewhere before.
Once you are determined OTG compatible with yours, that you can continue to go to your preferred store and purchase a USB OTG cable. OTG try to buy good quality cable. It is always a good idea to read the reviews before you purchase one online. Be careful not to buy the finest products and to deliver them, in so far as it can be done.
Ideally, you should opt for effective angle of the cable, as shown in the picture below. Note that you should not pay attention to the purchasing with USB cable, if your phone uses USB port 100-Type: OTG in a rope that he had been in type.
Effective angle of the cable is specially equipped smartphones. Also, check your port before buying one race / © Amazon
Connecting a portable hard drive or a USB Drive is a very easy thing to do. OTG cable to connect the smartphone and flash drive or hard drive plug at the end of a relationship. Hard drives on the most of all is to recognize volutpat risus it is not. If you end up to do it against things, but not enough, it can be a supplement to be what it is the power of the drive is not on the phone. These missions bank power is closely try again.
Such as a USB stick, or to manage its files in the hard drive connected to your smartphone, simply, to use a file explorer. When the device is plugged into a new folder. USBDriveA said in general, but may vary depending on the phone you are using. You may also be asked one more time to grant permission to access the hard drive.
Since you have the skill and can easily file. / © NextPit
If you are having trouble finding only the tap button slash ( “https://www.nextpit.com/”) to return to the root of your smartphone. What is the difference of the cloud, you say? We need a connection to one.
Mouse and keyboard to connect
This is one of the most typical way to use USB OTG. Smartphone or on your peripheral board, so it’s possible for the two devices, such as a mouse or keyboard, which you can then use to control it. There are some restrictions – for example, the gaming mouse buttons are not fully compatible as a billion – but for the most part, the basic are enabled things.
Just plug in a USB mouse and sees its own cursor will appear on your machine. And even if this tag to use with great art may be broken. Another solution is to connect an external keyboard to turn the box into a laptop.
Plug-in-play, and mouse connect to the runner. / © ANDROIDPIT
Connect a MIDI keyboard
If you think making music on Android, OTG USB MIDI keyboard shortcuts to help connect devices and controllers, the inputs you hear vocals and various controller can turn on the phone or serious music box making machine.
Connect the game controller
To enjoy mobile gaming for a bit more control of ourselves? Why are not you in the smartphone to connect the gamepad? It is easy using the Xbox 360 controller is wired to the way thereto; connect and share the phone with the USB cable to the OTG as the launch of the game and if it is necessary, in right away, that sealing is not required.
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