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    Default Note 2: OTG cable + USB hub?

    I'm trying to research but can't find the right answers if I can use an OTG and usb hub to connect a thumb drive and wireless dangle for logitech wireless keyboard-track pad combo.

    I dont want to fry my phones motherboard but I'd like to be able to connect these two devices.


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    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 04-13-2014 at 12:33 AM.
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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    If it's a powered hub I'm leaning towards yes it will work. Logical reasoning behind that conclusion is that the smart dock from Samsung is essentially a powered 3 port USB 2.0 hub and it all goes through that single input micro USB port on our phone.

    If it's not a powered hub, it probably won't work. But it likely won't do any damage either seeing as how its no different than running too many USB devices off a PC board. It just doesn't work, but the PC continues to function.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaRkL3AD3R View Post
    If it's a powered hub I'm leaning towards yes it will work. Logical reasoning behind that conclusion is that the smart dock from Samsung is essentially a powered 3 port USB 2.0 hub and it all goes through that single input micro USB port on our phone.

    If it's not a powered hub, it probably won't work. But it likely won't do any damage either seeing as how its no different than running too many USB devices off a PC board. It just doesn't work, but the PC continues to function.
    Thanks so much! I didn't know there's a Samsung dock that has multiple USBs. Searching for a deal now.

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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    There a video on youtube "Note 2 connectivity demo." It's 45 minutes long, haven't watched the whole thing, but there are shortcuts/table of contents in the description. Might be worth a gander.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Centro85#AC View Post
    There a video on youtube "Note 2 connectivity demo." It's 45 minutes long, haven't watched the whole thing, but there are shortcuts/table of contents in the description. Might be worth a gander.
    Thanks! I'll definitely take a look at it

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaRkL3AD3R View Post
    If it's a powered hub I'm leaning towards yes it will work. Logical reasoning behind that conclusion is that the smart dock from Samsung is essentially a powered 3 port USB 2.0 hub and it all goes through that single input micro USB port on our phone.

    If it's not a powered hub, it probably won't work. But it likely won't do any damage either seeing as how its no different than running too many USB devices off a PC board. It just doesn't work, but the PC continues to function.
    It worked!



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    Quote Originally Posted by tetaganda View Post
    It worked!

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/13/pyjygyha.jpg

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    i want to try this with MHL so i can HDMI into a tv and a ps3 controller . note 2 would become an awesome makeshift console.
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    Hi..im using this OTG cable..1 and 4 gb pendrive works on my galaxy note 2...if they single connection only...mouse also works on my galaxy note 2...my galaxy note 2 is stock not rooting...

    But I have a problem with 4 port usb hub...i have connect this 4 port usb hub with many devices....I connect with mouse, 1 gb pendrive and 4 gb pendrive...my galaxy note 2 only detect mouse...my mouse works in my galaxy note 2...but pendrive not display in my files....I have connect extra power at the 4 port usb hub using plug or powerbank or laptop...but neither works...I have download usb host controller and diagnostic apps...it display the 2 pendrive specification...means it detect but I cannot open or display in my files galaxy note 2....I have reset but cannot too...

    2nd problem is my 500 gb WD hdd not display too...the light at hdd will on and it spinning...but not display on my galaxy note 2....I have use usb host controller and diagnostic apps...it detect and display my hdd but I cannot open...and it dont display in my files...

    Hope anyone can help with this problem...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetaganda View Post
    Glad to see it works. It's always good to have confirmation on these types of situations.
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    Yes it should be work.
    I can connect my Galaxy S3 to my USB hub via my OTG cable. While connected it automatically recognized my Razer DeathAdder mouse, Logitech G11 keyboard, USB Thumdrive, and PS3 controller. It doesn't need a power supply but it will obviously drain power faster. I'm not sure but I think there's a way to charge it while also having full USB hub functionality. However I'm currently looking into this and haven't found a working solution.
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    I have settle my problem regarding to usb hub..today I buy new d-link usb hub...and now all devices working...

    I can watch movies from my hdd...

    When I use all devices...my battery drain little...

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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    Could just get a smart dock. It has 3 usb plugs and hdmi out. Also come with a 2a charging wall wart. Does everything you guys are trying to do.

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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    Yes it does everything but I actually want 4 usb but I could settle with 3. The major point is that hub cost about 4 times the amount of a hub.
    I like to save as much $ as possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetaganda View Post
    It worked!

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/13/pyjygyha.jpg

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    Hi tetaganda
    Can you list the parts you used? I am not sure what is connected to the phone itself.
    Including purchase locations would be amazing.
    Thanks
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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    Hey, im new here but I made a 4 port usb hub attached to a usb cable myself recently....all ports work including with the pendrive and other stuff atached.....if the pen drive or any other device dosent show up, u need to download this app called usb otg helper....u need to be rooted for this..root at your own risk...then u need to open the app and mount and unmount and mount again...then the devices will be recognised.....this worked for me...hope it does for u too... heres a pic of my creation
    http://db.tt/nz7GoltO
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    The otg-usb hub im using saves space and has 4 working ports... and its cheap to make cuz all u need is a cheap 4 port usb hub and a cheap otg cable (they both actually need to be cheap ones because later u would have to match the colouring of thier wires, the more advanced and expensive ones will have a confusing buildup inside thier wires) I can show u how to make this urself if u want me to, or unless u get it already
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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    use paragon ntfs app
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    External hard drives (HDD), pen/thumb/usb drives should be formatted for FAT32 instead of NTFS for use with USB OTG. Otherwise, you will need a third party app on the device and it has to be rooted to 'see' or open and access any files on the attached storage device. Check out Paragon exFAT or USB OTG Helper in the Play Store as previously mentioned.
    Last edited by Hamp; 11-29-2013 at 10:40 AM.
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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    Agrees with fat32
    Ntfs I have never tried
    However
    Bullet kernel will read exfat
    Great for 1080p movies

    Thats for both usb and sd slot

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    Default Re: OTG cable + USB hub?

    Hello,

    I like ur set up. I'm looking into doing something similar for when I'm in the road.

    Question. With ur mini belkin usb hub, can you charge your phone thru one of the usb ports or would a powered usb hub charge my phone? I'm using galaxy S4 with OTG cable.

    Thanks

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