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Old December 5th, 2012, 01:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I see many microUSB to USB (USB OTG). they are different model and price but same main spec. What is the differences among them? Can i use it to many android smartphone?

my device is note 2

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Yes, since it uses a USB standard, you can use any of those cables. I keep one at work, home, in the car, since I often forget to charge my phone.

they have cheap ones here
Thank you for the information dbcooper. So it is the same function, then i can use microUSB OTG in any smartphone.
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I thought the "On-the-go" setup was for adapting micro-USB to 2.0 for using peripherals...
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I thought the "On-the-go" setup was for adapting micro-USB to 2.0 for using peripherals...
yes it is

i just know that not all smartphone/tablet can use USB OTG. I try one in Lenovo S880 and the USB OTG cant find my plugged USB Flashdisk.
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If the phone has USB OTG ability and you want to use it for e.g. to connect a USB drive to the phone, then you have to use a USB OTG cable.
A standard microUSB cable won't do it.

The USB OTG cable has microUSB (male) connector and USB A (female) connector.
In the microUSB connector the pins 4&5 are jumped. When the phone "sees" the jumped pins it'll go in USB host mode and connect to the USB drive.

And note, the USB drive has to be FAT32 formated, NTFS won't been read.

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yes it is

i just know that not all smartphone/tablet can use USB OTG. I try one in Lenovo S880 and the USB OTG cant find my plugged USB Flashdisk.
Try StickMount: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.stickmount&feature=search_ result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImV1LmNoYWluZmlyZS5zdGlj a21vdW50Il0.
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me too, I try one in Lenovo S880 and the USB OTG cant find my plugged USB Flashdisk.thank you
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