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[Important] USB OTG / USB2Go - host mode for Nexus 4?

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16th November 2012, 08:52 PM   |  #21  
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Has anyone tried a non-storage device (wireless mouse, etc)? Mass storage mode using OTG usually requires some sort of app to function (even when rooted) and these apps will most likely need to be re-written for 4.2, but peripherals should work without any extra software.

Could one of the lucky few with a N4 try this out with a mouse or keyboard and report?

Thanks in advance!
16th November 2012, 09:52 PM   |  #22  
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Could one of the lucky few with a N4 try this out with a mouse or keyboard and report?

Thanks in advance!

Tried it...nothing
17th November 2012, 02:55 AM   |  #23  
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This doesn't sound very promising. I did a quick search for people's experiences with OTG on the Optimus G and found no success stories. Do we have any indication that the hardware is capable of host mode? Before anyone except reviewers had an N4, there was an implicit assumption that the answer was "yes," but I'm not sure anyone had any actual reason to believe that.

It's not a deal-breaker for me, as I'm seldom in a situation where I can't plug into my computer to save/load files, but I was looking forward to the convenience of just carrying a thumb drive around for that purpose. Oh, well...
17th November 2012, 03:01 AM   |  #24  
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wtf is this cripplephone???!!!
17th November 2012, 04:02 AM   |  #25  
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you guys need to calm dafuq down...people have had it for 2 days, DEVELOPERS WILL FIGURE IT OUT!
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17th November 2012, 05:08 AM   |  #26  
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DEVELOPERS WILL FIGURE IT OUT!

Developers can't do anything if the hardware doesn't support host mode...
17th November 2012, 05:24 AM   |  #27  
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Developers can't do anything if the hardware doesn't support host mode...


google wants you to use cloud and me cancel my order. no big deal there's always something else.
17th November 2012, 06:17 AM   |  #28  
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Tried it...nothing

Maybe SlimPort needs a different OTG cable?
17th November 2012, 06:24 AM   |  #29  
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any way to contact LG directly about usb otg? If they say no end of discussion and fk google. We cancel orders and send phones back those who need usb otg. I bet optimus G supports it.
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what app or apps our you using to acess usb drive.

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