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    Default How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    hi, i hav nexus 4, and i bought OTG Pendrive , now its not supported in my cell, how can i support it ????
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    Default Re: How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by rushabh chheda View Post
    hi, i hav nexus 4, and i bought OTG Pendrive , now its not supported in my cell, how can i support it ????
    You need an OTG "Y" cable. The phone supplies no voltage so needs an external power source for the USB port

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    Default Re: How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by rushabh chheda View Post
    hi, i hav nexus 4, and i bought OTG Pendrive , now its not supported in my cell, how can i support it ????
    You need a USB OTG cable like this one:

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00871...3766769&sr=8-2

    Sent from my AT&T One X running CodefireX ROM Android Version 4.4.
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    Default Re: How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    You need a USB OTG cable like this one:

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00871...3766769&sr=8-2

    Sent from my AT&T One X running CodefireX ROM Android Version 4.4.
    That is an OTG cable, but it will not supply necessary voltage to the USB port. It needs to look something like this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00CXA...idcentral00-20

    It will have a micro male end for your phone. Micro female end to plug your power adapter into and a standard female end to plug in something like your flash drive.

    Your kernel will also have to support external storage.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
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    Default Re: How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    As mentioned, you need a kernel that support USB Host.
    You need a Y-split OTG cable that can give the connected device external power like this: y-split usb otg | eBay
    You also need root and the app Stick Mount.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ph37rd View Post
    That is an OTG cable, but it will not supply necessary voltage to the USB port. It needs to look something like this: Micro USB Host OTG Cable with Micro USB Power for Nexus 7 Galaxy S3 & Galaxy Nexus:Amazon:Electronics

    It will have a micro male end for your phone. Micro female end to plug your power adapter into and a standard female end to plug in something like your flash drive.

    Your kernel will also have to support external storage.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
    If it is just a thumb drive or USB stick, it should work fine provided you have the right kernel.
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    Default Re: How can I get an OTG adapter to work with my Nexus 4?

    No it won't, the USB stick will not have any power whatsoever without external source. There simply isn't any power output from the Nexus 4 port.
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    will it work with the 3.4.0 perf g2 cae 413 kernel? is this the origi al kitkat kernel?

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