FAQ for what is OTG, working for, how to use, and questions you meet or unknown on applications of USB OTG Cable.
1. What is OTG?
USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001 that allows USB devices, such as digital audio players or mobile phones, to act as a host, allowing other USB devices, such as USB flash drives, digital cameras, mice, or keyboards, to be attached to them. Use of USB On-The-Go allows those devices to switch back and forth between the roles of host and client. For instance, a mobile phone may read from removable media as the host device, but present itself as a USB Mass Storage Device when connected to a host computer.
2 Can I connect my kindle fire hd to the hdmi cable on my toshiba tv?
Re: No this is a USB to micro USB you would need a micro USB to a HDMI cord….
3. Will a wired xbox 360 controller work with a samsung galaxy with this?
Re: Yes. My son uses it with wireless and should work with wired
4. Does this work with the Samsung Note 4 ?
Re: Depending on what you’re trying to do, yes. I use mine to print in via USB.
5. Will this work for playing movies on an external hard drive for a galaxy tablet?
Re: Yes, pretty much any external media. Thumb drives, hard drives
6. I want to use my note 3 with extended battery to charge other usb devices, will this work?
Re: Don’t think so, it’s for data only.
7. Will this work ok for converting a micro-USB 2.0 device to a standard USB output, so that I can the use a USB cable in car for charging?
Re: No. It will not.
8. Will it work with my hard drive?
Re: For flash drive and hard drive, make sure that the format of your device is FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, No NTFS!
9. Can I use the OTG cable to charge my tablets?
Re: I am afraid not. The battery would output power to connected accessories. It does not support power output and charging at the same time.
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