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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Bailey8372424, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. Bailey8372424

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    I will be going on holiday soon,and will be recording alot of video on my Gopro.How could I connect my external hard drive to my Note 4 mobile?Ive bought a Female USB to micro usb cable,but my mobile wasnt detecting the harddrive.My drive gets power from a lead connecting to a wall socket.Why is it that my Note 4 cant detect the hard drive?Are there any other solutions?Id appreciate help ASAP,as im going on holiday in two weeks.Thanks.
     



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  2. mikedt

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    What format is the hard-drive in? If it's a WD Passport, which are quite popular, it will very likely be in Windows NTFS. For it to work with your Note, you'll need to reformat it as FAT32 or exFAT using the PC.
     
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