How To Transfer Files From a USB Flash Drive To Your Android Device using OTG Cable!

Transferring files from USB flash drive to your Android device might be useful when you don’t have your PC with you.  For example, you want to get some files from your friend’s phone.  In this case you can use a USB flash drive to easily transfer files to your Android device, this method has variety of uses and this is just one example.

 

Requirements:

1. USB flash drive.

2. Micro USB OTG Cable

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STEPS:

1. Plug in your USB flash drive to the OTG cable.

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2. Plug in the other end of the OTG cable to your Android device.

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3. A notification will appear telling you that “USB Connector connected”.

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4. Simply open your file manager app and you should see the USB in the storage options.

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5. You can transfer files from the USB to your Android device or vise versa. Notice that the transfer rate is fast.

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6. After finishing the transfer process you can safely remove the USB drive by either tapping on the USB Mass Storage  in the notification panel or from Settings > Storage.

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Rawand Haidar

Rawand is Petroleum Engineer.He is Super high on Android. Rawand has been blogging since 2011, written more than 150 articles including tutorials, news, reviews about Android. He is interested in all things Android. Follow Me on Twitter

10 Responses

  1. Tassadduq says:

    Thanks. It really helped me. Very simple and step by step guide make it more simple. Thanksssss

    • Rawand Haidar says:

      you’re always welcome. that’s true we strive to provide the easiest Android tutorials on the web. Thanks for visiting us!

  2. R.SUBRAMANIAN says:

    Thanks a lot.I got it

  3. sumukh aroskar says:

    In this given good artical and easy method , i khow how to connect but my files not coming on my display , for that any setting nessary ?

  4. Siddharth says:

    How to transfer from phone to usb drive ?

  5. sagar yerne says:

    How to transfer from phone to pendrive?

  6. Torstein Riksheim says:

    Do you have a video showing how to transfer to/fram a Sony Xperia z5

  7. Ralph Malph says:

    “You can now transfer files” does not tell the steps required.

  8. Huy says:

    thanks you a lot, it’s really useful for me