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By javiko_bcn, Junior Member on 28th January 2014, 01:14 PM
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Hi, anyone buyed an otg cable with male/female micro usb-usb 2.0 to connect external flash drive and keep charging the phone at same time?
I have bought that but only works the usb 2.0, i cant charge the phone. Sorry but i cant post the link of the product, here is a picture of them.

Sry for my english.
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28th January 2014, 01:49 PM |#2  
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Make sure you have a 'charge only' lead to the charger (Shows as 'AC connected' not 'USB Connected') or you'll find you won't have enough power to do everything.
28th January 2014, 02:09 PM |#3  
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Make sure you have a 'charge only' lead to the charger (Shows as 'AC connected' not 'USB Connected') or you'll find you won't have enough power to do everything.

Yes, i tried but i cant charge. I tried with other phone and works but dont have otg support.
3rd February 2014, 08:22 PM |#4  
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The problem with OTG and simultanous charging is that you'll probably need a custom kernel supporting this.

Because if you use OTG (or a data cable respectively), the phone will only charge with 500 mA max. - this might not be enough to charge your phone while using power-consuming apps (navigation, games,...). If you want the phone to charge faster/draw more current, you'll need to short-circuit the data leads - but then you can't use OTG/data. Tricky...
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The problem with OTG and simultanous charging is that you'll probably need a custom kernel supporting this.

Because if you use OTG (or a data cable respectively), the phone will only charge with 500 mA max. - this might not be enough to charge your phone while using power-consuming apps (navigation, games,...). If you want the phone to charge faster/draw more current, you'll need to short-circuit the data leads - but then you can't use OTG/data. Tricky...

I think that is not the reason because if i try to charge only didn't work, i think the charging cable is not compatible with moto g like some chargers specific for some patents.
If someone knows a cable like that to charge and use usb stick or something compatible with moto g I would appreciate.
8th February 2014, 12:14 PM |#6  
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The cable is probably working, but the kernel is not supporting it. If you use a USB y-cable, it will power a plugged-in USB stick / device, but not your Moto G. You will need a kernel or tomorrow supporting simultaneous data & charging. Have a look in the Nexus 7 sections, there you'll find more information about this.
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The cable is probably working, but the kernel is not supporting it. If you use a USB y-cable, it will power a plugged-in USB stick / device, but not your Moto G. You will need a kernel or tomorrow supporting simultaneous data & charging. Have a look in the Nexus 7 sections, there you'll find more information about this.

Yes, just as I responded you I made a ​​search on the subject and e found a kernel for it but still no one has made for moto motorola g ....
I hope someone does it soon!!!
11th February 2014, 08:43 AM |#8  
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Originally Posted by javiko_bcn

Hi, anyone buyed an otg cable with male/female micro usb-usb 2.0 to connect external flash drive and keep charging the phone at same time?
I have bought that but only works the usb 2.0, i cant charge the phone. Sorry but i cant post the link of the product, here is a picture of them.

Sry for my english.

wow i never knew a cable like this existed. i have the normal usb otg cable.
13th February 2014, 09:32 AM |#9  
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Originally Posted by javiko_bcn

Hi, anyone buyed an otg cable with male/female micro usb-usb 2.0 to connect external flash drive and keep charging the phone at same time?
I have bought that but only works the usb 2.0, i cant charge the phone. Sorry but i cant post the link of the product, here is a picture of them.

Sry for my english.

This is interesting but did you check this out:
The jack of all trades

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ0S...e_gdata_player

Its :
1. Wireless SD Card reader
2. 3000mAh Portable USB charger
3. USB flash disk reader
4. USB external HDD
5. SDD
6. NAS File reader
7. WiFi hotspot



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