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    Default Battery Drain while mounting a USB drive

    Is this normal? I mean my battery went from 90 to 60 in an hour while watching a movie from the mounted USB disk at the lowest brightness. Its the first time I've tried the OTG functionality on my Moto G, so can't seem to know if this is normal.

    Any help will be appreciated.

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    Default Re: Battery Drain while mounting a USB drive

    Plus now I'm getting an annoying notification that doesn't go away. What to do?

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    Default Re: Battery Drain while mounting a USB drive

    Not sure if it's entirely normal, but it's expected. When using OTG, if not powered by an external USB port, it draws the energy from YOUR phone, and USB sticks/hard drives are not usually designed to work with low power, and they do take a toll.
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    Default Re: Battery Drain while mounting a USB drive

    Thank you for your help

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    Default Re: Battery Drain while mounting a USB drive

    Also, I know it's not ideal, but the less files you have on the drive you're using the better. With more files, your device spends more time and energy scanning them.

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