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    I have a rooted nexus 7. I installed stickmount but am still unable to see my usb stick.

    Please advise.

    Mike
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    Quote Originally Posted by mdewey1138 View Post
    I have a rooted nexus 7. I installed stickmount but am still unable to see my usb stick.

    Please advise.

    Mike
    Is stick mount listed as a root app when you open up the SuperUser or SuperSU app?
    If not then you missed the prompt that first popped up when you ran stickmount where it requested root access.

    If you don't have the superuser app then you may not have rooted

    How are you trying to access the usb device? It's only browseable via a file manager, it's not available to other apps as i understand it. Meaning if you throw your music there I don't believe the music app will know to look on the USB device for your files to index. I could be wrong about that.
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    Default Re: USB OTG problem

    I checked my SU app. Stickmount isnt listed. I uninstalled it, but didnt get the pop up requesting root access. Now what?
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    Default Re: USB OTG problem

    Quote Originally Posted by mdewey1138 View Post
    I checked my SU app. Stickmount isnt listed. I uninstalled it, but didnt get the pop up requesting root access. Now what?
    are you sure you are rooted?
    do other root apps work?
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    Default Re: USB OTG problem

    As far as I can tell I'm rooted. other apps request root access when starting
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    when you use a filemanager can you browse to /sdcard/usbStorage/xxxx/
    I believe that is where the usb stick gets mounted to
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    Default Re: USB OTG problem

    Quote Originally Posted by mdewey1138 View Post
    I have a rooted nexus 7. I installed stickmount but am still unable to see my usb stick.

    Please advise.

    Mike
    Are you sure the otg cable is working. I have read that some day otg but do not work.

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    Default Re: USB OTG problem

    Try plugging a usb mouse or wireless mouse receiver and see if the mouse works. If not, you may have a non-compatible OTG-usb cable. Some just don't work.

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