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[Q] Galaxy Ace2 I8160 OTG

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28th February 2013, 09:15 PM   |  #1  
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Hi,
Sometime some simple things make you crazy, I didnt get the answer for "How to use or enable the OTG Cable with I8160". ?
I have absolutely no experiance of making or installing kernel/roms. Please let me know that will I be able to use a simple USB Flashdisk with my I8160 or not.
If not then what could be the reason.
If yes then please guide me for this.
28th February 2013, 10:44 PM   |  #2  
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I8160 do not support USB OTG. This was answered hundreds of time on many threads here. Use search button next time.
1st March 2013, 12:55 PM   |  #3  
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I8160 do not support USB OTG. This was answered hundreds of time on many threads here. Use search button next time.

It means change the mobile. right.
1st March 2013, 01:11 PM   |  #4  
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Yes it does! Please use the Q and A thread if you want to ask questions!! This is the hundredth time we are mentioning this!
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Did you managed to connect USB storage or mouse thru USB port in i8160? I did not found anyone who managed to do that. If yes, then it is awesome.
I have OTG cable and my i8160 is not responsing after connecting mouse, keyboard or pendrive. Even with "USB OTG Helper" app. Tried to power connected devices via USB HUB, but it did not helped.

The reason why it is not working ... its because i8160 do not give any power required to power connected devices. Ace 2 cannot work in host mode for USB. Tried this already in GB and JB (MB2 and MB4). Hafidzduddin confirmed that in kernel there is everything that is needed for USB OTG, but probably it is lack of something in hardware.

But all bluetooth mouses and keyboards work good.
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Re: [Q] Galaxy Ace2 I8160 OTG
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@loof13
Did you managed to connect USB storage or mouse thru USB port in i8160? I did not found anyone who managed to do that. If yes, then it is awesome.
I have OTG cable and my i8160 is not responsing after connecting mouse, keyboard or pendrive. Even with "USB OTG Helper" app. Tried to power connected devices via USB HUB, but it did not helped.

The reason why it is not working ... its because i8160 do not give any power required to power connected devices. Ace 2 cannot work in host mode for USB. Tried this already in GB and JB (MB2 and MB4). Hafidzduddin confirmed that in kernel there is everything that is needed for USB OTG, but probably it is lack of something in hardware.

But all bluetooth mouses and keyboards work good.

It was mentioned that it supports OTG. Its just that we needed a kernel and drivers or stuff that would make it possible
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1st March 2013, 03:10 PM   |  #7  
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Re: [Q] Galaxy Ace2 I8160 OTG
So i will need to have kernel by hafidz.
I searched on forums and found that i have to short pin 4 and pin5 of mini usb connector. Did someone tried for i8160.
Does simple usb flash disk also needs powrr from phone.

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Re: [Q] Galaxy Ace2 I8160 OTG
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Originally Posted by husnain.mahmood

So i will need to have kernel by hafidz.
I searched on forums and found that i have to short pin 4 and pin5 of mini usb connector. Did someone tried for i8160.
Does simple usb flash disk also needs powrr from phone.

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I remember someone saying that if the phone cannot power the USB device, an external power source should be used. I don't really know what that meant but I'm guessing a USB hub that has a separate power supply.

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3rd March 2013, 08:50 PM   |  #10  
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Re: [Q] Galaxy Ace2 I8160 OTG
Ok. So try the kernel by hafidz. Try external power supply.
But does this has been tried by someone with success.


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