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    Default OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    Hi guys can any one suggest an OTG cable that can support charging of the android device at the same time? I looked through Amazon and seems like there are hit and misses, not a perfect one as to what I'm looking for.

    Example, I see cables that has 3 ports, 2.0 otg cable to attach to the device, female micro usb 2.0, female 2.0 usb (for attachment of the external device). Sometimes I see the female micro usb is for charging the EXTERNAL device and not the android device (external power for hdd) itself. Sometimes, I see that it only works for usb flash drives and not hard drives. The female micro usb 2.0 never supports a charging of the android device itself.

    Anyone uses an exact cable that I am referring to? Like connecting a full 2TB hard drive to an android phone/tablet to watch movies and charge at the same time?

    Thanks for all the help guys appreciate it.

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    Default Re: OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    Saw a similar thread about this on XDA.

    Here's a link:

    Charging while connected | Galaxy Note Pro | XDA Forum
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    Default Re: OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    Did you ever find an answer to this problem? I'm currently going through the same ordeal.
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    Default Re: OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    Haven't found an on-the-go cable that will do the job by itself, but this looks like it could be a neat little workaround. Was suggested as a workaround in another thread with a similar question.

    http://www.amazon.com/RAVPower-Wirel...cUvbUpU4633469

    Also check out this thread:

    http://androidforums.com/threads/hdm...ssible.932658/
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    Default Re: OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    I cant post links, but I'm referring to the DECEC cable.

    Does anyone know if I can charge and stream media at the same time? I'd like to use this on my note pro to watch a movie from my external hdd, and still have it charge at the same time. If not, do ANY of the cables work like that? I noticed this one has a switch, is there any that charge and work in OTG at the same time? Is there a cheap one like this that works like that. I noticed the first one is like fourty bucks.

    Is this compatible with the s6 edge plus?

    Thank you for any and all help!!
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    Default Re: OTG cable that supports charging at the same time

    Through a link in one of the links I previously mentioned I came across this:

    http://lavalink.com/products/samsung...r-tab4-tabpro/

    I have no personal knowledge of whether it really works, or of the reputation of the company. This is not a recommendation, just a suggestion for you to look at and evaluate yourself. But would be very interested in results if you do try it out, or if anybody else has tried it.

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