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By Kumabjorn, Senior Member on 9th June 2014, 07:12 AM
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Have an external SSD five with a USB 3 connection so I purchased an OTG dongle and connected it. One of those dongles that have an extra USB connector for power, and I connected that to a power brick. But the Note 3 won't recognise it as a mass storage device.
Can someone help me understand this?

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10th June 2014, 03:49 PM |#2  
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Have an external SSD five with a USB 3 connection so I purchased an OTG dongle and connected it. One of those dongles that have an extra USB connector for power, and I connected that to a power brick. But the Note 3 won't recognise it as a mass storage device.
Can someone help me understand this?

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try formatting the ssd to fat32
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try formatting the ssd to fat32

Ahh, excellent point. It's been a while since I formatted it, and now that I think about it I probably did a NTFS format.

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Ahh, excellent point. It's been a while since I formatted it, and now that I think about it I probably did a NTFS format.

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If you want files over 2GB in size use exFAT, otherwise FAT32.
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