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Monday, November 6, 2017

Your Smart Phone Does Not Support OTG? - Here's how to fix it

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OTG or On The Go is one of the specifications on Android devices that allow the phone to act as the host against any device (flash disk, hard disk) connected to it.

With the OTG feature, your device will work like a mini computer. Where you can freely transfer, change, edit and delete files on the flash disk and hard drive without going through the computer.

Not only data transfer, you who like playing games can take advantage of OTG features in order to play the favorite game with a gamepad.

To do all that, three conditions are required:


  • Your phone or tablet must support OTG.
  • The presence of OTG cables.
  • And already installed application manager.

Of the three conditions, the first requirement is usually a constraint, because not all Android devices already support OTG. Android only upper middle class only, while the middle to lower class should bite the fingers because of the lack of cool features.

If you still want Android devices can transfer files via OTG, while the hardware does not support the OTG, then inevitably you have to root the phone.

How To Make Android Support OTG Without Root?


This is it.

As already explained, to transfer files using OTG, one of the conditions is that your device must have support transfer via OTG. Well, if indeed you have the phone, then the next step is to buy an OTG USB cable.

How to make Android that does not support OTG to support OTG will be explained below.

You can buy it at the phone booth. After that on the phone must have installed the File Manager application.

Once everything is met, follow these steps to start transferring files via OTG cable.

  1. First plug one end of kael OTG on flasdisk or hardisk.
  2. After that, plugs are also the other end on your smartphone.
  3. It will appear on your smartphone screen as shown
  4. After that open the file manager. If you use ES File Explorer application, go to Local and select USB Drive A to start managing the contents of flash disk / hard disk.
  5. If it turns out on the status bar does not appear notification which means flash disk / your hard drive is not detected, then required additional applications.
  6. The application is called StickMount which can be downloaded free on PlayStore.
  7. Install and open and select Mount.

Here's How to Make Android Support OTG


If you already know that the device you use in hardware does not support the OTG, then this way can be tried so that your Android can support OTG.

  1. Make sure Android is in a ROOT state.
  2. Then you have to download and install the Host Check USB app on the Play Store.
  3. Once installed and run, a message will appear "It appears that USB Host supports is not enabled on this device. A fix attempt can be performed"
  4. That means the app does not find the files needed for Android to support OTG. The file is named android.hardware.usb.host.xml. Then you need to create the file.
  5. Use notepad and copy the code below.
  6. Then save the file by name "android.hardware.usb.host.xml"
  7. Next move the file to the phone and put it in the etc / permission folder. (Use file manager to make it easier)
<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?><permissions><feature name=”android.hardware.usb.host” /></permissions>

Should Appear Display Like This.

USB Cable OTG Support
Next, reopen the USB Host Chek application and select Re-check. Then you will see everything green checked which means your smartphone already supports OTG.
Now try input flash and plug with OTG cable.

How has it worked? If not, can be asked in the comment field.

Once again how to make Android support otg without root it can only be done on devices that are in hardware already supports OTG. If not, it needs to be rooted.

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