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Top 5 Uses of OTG Cable You Probably Don't Know About by Noblex: 6:40 am On Aug 17, 2017
USB On-the-Go which is also known as USB OTG or simply OTG cable which allows USB Devices to act as a host allowing other USB devices to be attached to them. It is normally used to extend your device’s functionality. You can easily transfer data from the smartphone to Pendrive and vice versa.
However, do you know OTG Cable is capable of doing more than just transferring Data? Therefore, we have compiled an article which will describe the 5 best uses of OTG cable which you probably don’t know.
#1 You Can Charge Android with another
This is the technique which Android users will love to utilize as this allows you to charge two smartphones and the phone which acts as the USB host will automatically charge the other device. This will be a very helpful technique if you need to charge your phone in an emergency.
#2 Connect a Portable Hard Drive
You can connect the portable hard drive or external storage with the help of an OTG cable. You just need to connect the OTG cable to your smartphone an external storage. You can access the external storage device easily. You can even transfer files from phone to external storage with the help of OTG cable.
#3 Connect a Game Controller
If you think it’s too boring to play first person shooting Games in an Android device then you can try connecting a Game controller with your Android device through OTG cable. Nowadays many Android games support external gamepad, and you can easily connect an external game controller to your device using OTG cable.
#4 Connect USB Light
Have you ever imagined that if your phone could light up a LED lamp? Of course, you will say no! However, you can connect a USB based LED Light to your Android phone using OTG cable. You can even connect LED flashlight for capturing images at night if your phone doesn’t have a front flash feature.
#5 Connecting LAN cable
You just need to buy a LAN to USB controller and connect it to your Android device! Just like shown in the image above. You can enjoy the broadband internet in your Mobile directly.
So, these are few lesser known uses of USB OTG cable! If we had missed any feature then let us know in the comment section below. I hope you like the post! Share it with your friends too.
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