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Plug [Q] USB OTG flash drives?

What's the word on these? If the kernel you're using supports USB OTG flash drives, does that mean that any USB stick is going to work fine? Or do you have to get one labled as "USB OTG"?

And is it as simple as plugging the stick into your computer, copying the ROM over to it, then plugging it into your phone, rebooting into TWRO and flash the ROM right off the USB stick?

Just wanna make sure before I purchase one.
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U dont need to rename it to anything
Just format it as fat 32 and you are good
And you can copy anything to it or from it to your phone.

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I am not sure if you can flash a ROM from the USB stick, but you can definitely transfer files within Android, if you have OTG cable (bought myself one). You can also use a mouse, keyboard or even a game pad.

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I am not sure if you can flash a ROM from the USB stick, but you can definitely transfer files within Android, if you have OTG cable (bought myself one). You can also use a mouse, keyboard or even a game pad.

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You can flash roms from it, I always do that.

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You can flash roms from it, I always do that.

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I flashed Android Revolution HD via otg and flash drive.

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So, you need a USB-OTG cable plus any old USB stick then. Thanks guys.
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So, you need a USB-OTG cable plus any old USB stick then. Thanks guys.
Or this

http://www.verbatim.com.hk/en_HK/pro...rive-16gb-tiny

I use this and its so much better than any classical method of USB-OTG cable + USB stick, it's more convenient and compact.
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Nice!

Here's a USB 2.0 16GB for $9 with 4.4 stars.
I think I'll give it a shot.
I need 2.0 since I flash random phones for random friends.

http://www.amazon.com/Silicon-Power-...ywords=OTG+USB
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