1. Rangan Das's Avatar
    Just a quick question here:
    Anyone tried out if USB OTG on WP8.1 works?
    The internet is flooded with copies of this tweet...

    07-01-2014 02:03 AM
  2. James8561's Avatar
    just tested using OTG cable and a USB flash drive. nothing shows up in Files.
    doesn't work.
    xandros9 likes this.
    07-01-2014 02:10 AM
  3. Rangan Das's Avatar
    And you have WP8.1 on Lumia Black? ...with Snapdragon S4 on board right?
    07-01-2014 02:13 AM
  4. rohit bhattacharjee's Avatar
    just wait for cyan.maybe it is there in the cyan update! :)
    07-01-2014 02:18 AM
  5. rohit bhattacharjee's Avatar
    and, u just bought a new SD card right?? how did u fill it up so fast!! :O
    07-01-2014 02:19 AM
  6. Rangan Das's Avatar
    and, u just bought a new SD card right?? how did u fill it up so fast!! :O
    :P Aah, you are here.
    I am going outta town for a few days and I just found this awesome new series called UTOPIA. And I really wanted to carry that along with me.
    07-01-2014 02:22 AM
  7. badr0b0t's Avatar
    I have 3 types of USB OTG, nothing worked.

    07-01-2014 02:30 AM
  8. Rangan Das's Avatar
    Thanks all for the info...
    07-01-2014 04:40 AM
  9. fonix232's Avatar
    I tried it too, L520 and L920, on both 8.0 latest and 8.1 DP. Nothing shows up, and it does not work.
    It IS possible that Nokia will add it as a firmware feature, exclusive to the brand - and it wouldn't be surprising. We will see with the Cyan release.
    07-01-2014 09:58 AM
    Does USB OTG works on Windows Phone 8.1 LUMIA CYAN (LUMIA 520)
    10-05-2014 06:09 AM
  11. Sudesh Baser's Avatar
    it's even not working on L530 & L630
    10-11-2014 10:31 AM
  12. Saba Rathinam's Avatar
    how to do cyan update in lumia 520?
    10-16-2014 09:17 AM
  13. Heng Vongkol's Avatar
    I am using Lumia Cyan on Lumia 1320, it does not work!
    11-09-2014 09:58 PM
  14. Sunandan Mahant's Avatar
    Has anyone tries it on 730 or 830 which has Lumia Denim? The other day I saw USB setting in the setting menu in 730 on my friend's phone. I didn't check it out though!
    11-09-2014 10:07 PM
  15. Amjuri Bhadra's Avatar
    I Tried in Lumia 730 but it didnt worked.
    11-20-2014 02:17 AM
  16. Sudesh Baser's Avatar
    No OTG on WP 8.1.1
    11-20-2014 02:21 AM
  17. Nokia5110's Avatar
    No otg, no usn tethering wp os! Two things I am watching with great interest.
    11-20-2014 02:40 AM
  18. Futra Hurairah Salleh's Avatar
    11-20-2014 03:23 AM
  19. jauhari's Avatar
    So, No USB OTG On Windows Phone 8.1?
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    02-08-2015 04:27 AM
  20. Harrie-S's Avatar
    So, No USB OTG On Windows Phone 8.1?
    Indeed no OTG
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    02-08-2015 04:36 AM
  21. Juri74's Avatar
    there isn't any OTG support in wp 8.1, and there will be any support in the future, implementing an OTG feature is beyond the ability of microsoft programmer.. if you want OTG you *NEED* android phone
    02-26-2015 12:11 PM
  22. AndyCalling's Avatar
    But my Windows 8.1 tablet supports USB OTG, and Win10 is just Win10 on all devices (no special Windows Phone 10). So firstly, who did MS outsource OTG work to on Win8.1 if they can't do it and why not outsource to them again?

    Also, assuming they don't cut USB OTG from Win 10 (which would really mess up tablets), why would it not simply just work for phones? Is there a hardware issue that prevents it?
    02-26-2015 12:45 PM
  23. hprvez's Avatar
    As far as I know it must be engineered in the hardware, it can't simply be patched in if the hardware doesn't support it. It has to do with power consumption of usb hosts
    02-26-2015 05:48 PM
  24. Eric Gisin's Avatar
    A USB host controller is completely different from the simpler USB device controller. USB OTG need both plus firmware support.
    06-19-2015 12:18 AM

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