Enable OTG Mode on Android [4 Steps to Turn on]

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You are at the perfect place to turn on the OTG mode or to power supply to Pendrive (USB).

I promise this article will help you connect the OTG (USB – Pendrive) to the Smartphone (Android).

Let’s get into it to Enable OTG Android.

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To Enable the OTG mode, Find OTG mode in Settings ⇾ Tap on OTG connections ⇾ Then Enable the connection (OTG Mode) ⇾ Ready to use pen drives and USB Sticks.

Don’t be surprised! The full form of OTG is On-The-Go. I thought sharing this small insight, such as APK’s full form, would be helpful.

Enable OTG Android – Turn on OTG mode to Connect the Pendrive

Below is the procedure that anyone is kindly looking for: This method can be applied on any device, setup is pretty exact.

Note: Check before whether your device supports the OTG (On-The-Go) or not.

Simply by searching on Google, For example, I use a Samsung device to check whether it is compatible with a Pendrive. What I have to do is to download an app from the Google play store: Known as USB OTG Checker Compatible. Click here to download the app.

Step 1: Search for OTG in Settings.

findinf the otg settings from the mobile menu

Firstly, Search for the term ‘OTG (On-The-Go)’ in the mobile settings.

There could be few results.

Step 2: Tap on the OTG Connections.

OTG mode settings in the additional systems settings

Secondly, Tap on the OTG connection after getting search results in settings.

Step 3: Enable the OTG Connection

OTG Connection settings

Toggle the OTG (On-The-Go) connection to enable it. The user can only connect the pen drive (USB) using OTG to the device after turning it on.

Step 4: Ready to use

OTG pendrive (usb) connected

After completing all the steps now nothing left.

This is the four-step procedure to entirely enable the OTG mode or the OTG functionality to copy or move files from Android to USB.

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Method 2: From the notification panel

There’s a second way to turn on OTG mode on Android, To do it. Simply, expand the notification panel and look for OTG. Then simply tap on it to turn it on.

OTG Mode in the notification panel

Lastly, Summarize things.

Before I end this, Let me summarize what I showed in the article. I hope you got some value from it.

  1. Find OTG mode in Settings.
  2. Tap on OTG connections.
  3. Then Enable the connection (OTG Mode).
  4. Ready to use.

This is our backdroid style to give a summary in the beginning and before the article’s ending.

So, People find it easier to Know What to do. In the current case, I already mentioned how to enable OTG android. I mean OTG mode.

FAQs

Q: What is an OTG-enabled Android phone?

Ans: OTG-enabled phones are compatible with connecting any USB devices such as Pendrive, Keyboard, Mouse, Etc. If the device is OTG compatible, it could relate to external devices.

Q: How do I enable OTG in settings?

Ans: To enable the OTG from the settings, search for the OTG locations and tap on OTG connections. At this point, Turn on the OTG mode by clicking on the button.

Q: Where are the OTG settings?

Ans: TO find the OTG settings, look over to the notification panel or by performing the search with “OTG” in the smartphone settings could find the OTG Mode.

Q: What are the uses of OTG on Android?

Ans: There could be multiple uses of OTG for Android. Still, mainly there are few, including the Pendrive connect, attach a keyboard, and mouse. In short, OTG enabled Android devices to connect to any other USB device.

Q: Is OTG mode helpful?

Ans: Yes, there are some handy cases, such as charging the smartphone using another smartphone through OTG, using the portable fans or light.

Q: Do I need to turn off OTG-mode after use?

Ans: OTG mode needs to be turned off when not in use. Because when it’s ON then, it gives the power to the port, which decreases the battery. But it does not drop more than 1-2% of battery.

Q: Will OTG mode automatically be turned off?

Ans: In most smartphones, YES, OTG mode will automatically turn off.


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