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Nexus One USB host driver

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Talderon, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Talderon

    Talderon Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    USB Host Mode for the Nexus One!!!

    Nexus One USB host driver - xda-developers

    (Nexus One USB host driver)

    Ok, what is it?

    In a nutshell, it allows you to use USB devices plugged into the Micro-USB port on the N1 (with an adapter).

    Such as:

    Thumb Drive

    Use your N1 as a Web Cam

    The possibilities are almost endless! :D

    I have ordered what I need to do this with my N1 and will update, but if you have questions, post on XDA or here and I can try and help! :D

  2. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Android Expert

    Dumb question, does the phone need to be rooted?
  3. Talderon

    Talderon Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I have not tried it yet, I am waiting for the cables, but from the looks of the software, it does appear to need to be rooted.

    I will report back.
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  4. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery

    This might be the best reason to root your Nexus! If this requires rooting that is. I do hope not! Now your phone will be even more like a computer lol. I'd love to use my Nexus as a webcam :D
  5. Talderon

    Talderon Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I added more details to my Nexus One Google Group:

    Google Nexus One Owners | Google Groups

    You will need root. You need to buy a couple cables. Lucky for me, I have some places locally that I was able to get the parts, now to just root and hook this up to my Keyboard, Mouse and 23" monitor and see how it goes. :D

    Will have to wait until tomorrow, have to go see the kid today. :D
  6. Chopes

    Chopes Newbie

    You can already use your N1 as a webcam, I use it as my main webcam all the time. Been released for like 4 months now too...free on top of that.
  7. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery

    Two questions: would you need to root still? How?
  8. Chopes

    Chopes Newbie

  9. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery

  10. Chopes

    Chopes Newbie

    ...that's the download. It's github...:cool:
  11. Roze

    Roze Hiding behind a mystery

    Oui...et? ...>_>;;; I have a feeling that you need a rooted N1 for that...codes give me the jitters *slowly backs away from github*
  12. Chopes

    Chopes Newbie

  13. vinodbn

    vinodbn Lurker

    Can you please let me know the steps as to how i can use my N1 as a webcam
  14. Chopes

    Chopes Newbie

    Everything you need is at the github linked above, proally should stay away unless your semi-computer literate.
  15. ap3604

    ap3604 Android Enthusiast

    Thank you for taking the time to post this :)

    I would rather have a great bluetooth keyboard app (Not FreedomPro since they are overcharging a**holes).

    I dont understand why android doesn't have bluetooth support for HID devices :thinking::mad::thinking::mad::thinking::mad:

    Can someone PLEASE come up with a suitable bluetooth keyboard driver for android? :(:(:(

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The Nexus One release date was January 2010. Features and Specs include a 1400mAh battery, 3.7" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, and Snapdragon S1 processor.

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