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Question [Q] OTG support for Samsung Galaxy Grand now possible with Sony microUSB pen drives?

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Today I came across a blog from Sony. It says it has come up with new product: a pen drive with support for both USB and micro USB support for android smartphones having OTG support. Does this mean we will now be able to use this in Samsung Grand?
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blog.sony. com/press/sonys-new-usb-flash-drive-delivers-2-in-1-functionality-for-smartphone-and-tablets-users/

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Hello,
Today I came across a blog from Sony. It says it has come up with new product: a pen drive with support for both USB and micro USB support for android smartphones having OTG support. Does this mean we will now be able to use this in Samsung Grand?
link below:
blog.sony. com/press/sonys-new-usb-flash-drive-delivers-2-in-1-functionality-for-smartphone-and-tablets-users/

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The answer is no. Galaxy Grand's hardware does not support USB OTG. Not kernel/firmware problem. It's hardware and you can do nothing about it.
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The answer is no. Galaxy Grand's hardware does not support USB OTG. Not kernel/firmware problem. It's hardware and you can do nothing about it.
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will using an external power source for the pendrive solve the problem? thanks in advance
 
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thanks for your reply.

will using an external power source for the pendrive solve the problem? thanks in advance
What you mean by external power source?

**You can't connect any USB Device to Galaxy Grand, it simply won't detect including pendrive.
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What you mean by external power source?

**You can't connect any USB Device to Galaxy Grand, it simply won't detect including pendrive.
I read a few posts here about otg support for devices and came to know that we need to have external power source for the pendrive to enable the otg support in grand.
 
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I read a few posts here about otg support for devices and came to know that we need to have external power source for the pendrive to enable the otg support in grand.
ya..just 1 nuclear reactor engine is required as external power source....windmill will be great too...then otg will work -_-.....
it cant ....simply hardware is not that way..only hope for people is kernel tweaks but as sm1 mentioned above hardware wont support even if kernel does..so if that's true... no OTG!
 
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ya..just 1 nuclear reactor engine is required as external power source....windmill will be great too...then otg will work -_-.....
it cant ....simply hardware is not that way..only hope for people is kernel tweaks but as sm1 mentioned above hardware wont support even if kernel does..so if that's true... no OTG!
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