1. myfyp2's Avatar
    Hi,

    Does WP8 support USB OTG? I do not have a WP8 phone yet (the phones are not out yet in my country), but I am wondering if I can connect a SD card reader to a WP8 phone and transfer documents and photos.

    Thanks!
    11-11-2012 09:17 PM
  2. pvcleave's Avatar
    My understanding is that it does support USB OTG. I am going from memory though.
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    11-11-2012 10:50 PM
  3. myfyp2's Avatar
    That is good, thanks!
    11-13-2012 08:03 PM
  4. foxbat121's Avatar
    Unfortunately, it doesn't support it. I just tested on my L920. I have the OTG cable that works fine on my old GS2.
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    11-13-2012 09:18 PM
  5. myfyp2's Avatar
    Oh, that's disappointing. :(
    11-14-2012 12:35 AM
  6. SnailUK's Avatar
    WP8 does support USB mass storage, so why not just connect the WP8 to your computer, and transfer the files?
    11-14-2012 06:47 AM
  7. myfyp2's Avatar
    That will be fine if I want to transfer my files between my computer and my upcoming WP8 phone. But what I want is to transfer the photos from my camera to my phone for uploading when I am outside, away from any computer. Currently I am doing this with an Android tablet and a OTG USB card reader/adapter. I am hoping I can do this with WP8 too.
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    11-14-2012 08:02 PM
  8. Iain Crossley's Avatar
    Just a suggestion upload Pictures to android device and then to your MS Skydrive with app on android. they would then be available to your WP8 Phone anytime, Also your Xbox if you have one
    02-07-2013 04:30 AM
  9. AngryNil's Avatar
    WP8 does support USB mass storage
    WP8 does not support USB mass storage. WP8 supports MTP, and this is why devices don't "mount" in XP and OS X.
    02-07-2013 05:46 AM
  10. GReeN SCoRPioN 8K's Avatar
    WP8 does not support USB mass storage. WP8 supports MTP, and this is why devices don't "mount" in XP and OS X.
    XP after SP2 Supprt MTP and also WOrks with WP8 i tested this myself!
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    02-07-2013 08:07 AM
  11. AngryNil's Avatar
    XP after SP2 Supprt MTP and also WOrks with WP8 i tested this myself!
    Good to know!
    02-07-2013 06:44 PM
  12. JezzaDB's Avatar
    You can use up your monthly data allowance very quickly moving things to and from Skydrive.

    Considering you can't use memory cards with the Lumia 920, I reckon USB-OTG would be a good feature to have. I think I would probably use it to watch video files from a flash drive. Also, I have Office on the phone but not on my new PC, and it would be nice if I could use my USB keyboard when updating a Word document etc.

    I wonder if the hardware would support this feature and whether it could be added via a software update. It doubt it will happen, though, even if it can be done.
    03-30-2013 05:01 AM
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    01-13-2014 04:06 AM
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