USB host lets you hook up external USB devices to your phone, like a keyboard, mouse, USB drive, etc..
Unlike devices which are designed to support USB host, the One S doesn't provide power to the peripheral. That means we need a few more adapter...
But my HDD is socket powered! Or does USB need extra power?
USB needs extra power. It doesn't matter that the HDD is socket powered. You will still need the Y adapter for USB power.
Do you guys think it would be possible to use the phone as ...
Thanks but what do you mean "partition and format" with a flash drive? Are you saying there should be more than one partition and there isn't? I've formatted the flash drive a few time in windows always as fat32. Is there another way I should d...
Yeah, that's what I figured. Thanks for updating the post.
Were you able to mount a flash drive doing this? If so, could you stream a movie from it? Just curious what all you have done with this mod.
Thanks again for the write up. I alwa...
Is this part right?
My phone doesn't have a media directory. Plus on your next line you mount /mnt/sdcard/usb.
Yes, it should be "mkdir /mnt/sdcard/usb". I'm updating the post now....