- Nov 21, 2018
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How to Use OTG For Different Purposes.
One of the less used functions on a mobile device is the OTG function. Some people have a very shallow knowledge of its functions while some think it is merely used to charge another device only. Likewise, many don’t even have an idea what it is used for.
So in a bid to ensure maximization of OTG use, we will focus this article on the various ways you can use. In this article, we will be examining the many functions of this OTG which you might probably don't know.
To start with, let's explain what an OTG is.
WHAT IS AN OTG?
OTG simply means "On The Go". It is an add-on feature which provide for easy navigation on a mobile device. The OTG function is made possible by a phone attachment called the OTG dongle/cord. All you need do is ti attach the cord/dongle to your device then attach your external device to the cord.
Aside for easy navigation on a mobile device, there are couple of functions you can do with the USB OTG. So let's take turn to list them out.
OTHER FUNCTIONS OF OTG.
#1 To Charge Another Device
This is the most common function of OTG which most people are familiar with. If you have a device with a low battery, all you need to do is connect it to an OTG enabled device and instantly, you have your battery charging. This function goes a long way to serve as a life saver especially when you really need to extract an important info from a dead phone.
#2 To Connect External Mouse
Now Imagine you have a cracked screen or some parts of your phonescreen is not responding to touch anylonger. All you need is to connect the OTG cord to your device and connect the USB mouse to the OTG cord and instantly you see a mouse on the screen of your phone. Isn't that a cool function?
#3 Connecting External Keyboard
This is similar to the external mouse function. After connecting the external keyboard to the OTG cord connected to the device, you can now type on the keyboard and it would appear on the phone screen. This is particularly useful when you have something voluminous to type and the phone screen is not just enough or some parts of the screen is not responding.
#4 Connecting Flash Drive or External Hard Drive
This is also a live saving function in a situation where vital information you want to retrieve is on an external storage or on a flash drive. The phone would be able to read, modify, add to or even delete the contents of the external storage.
#5 To Connect External GamePad
This is a useful feature for game lovers who love to play games on their mobile device. Just connect the USB gaming pad to the OTG device and you are good to go and enjoy your gaming experience.
#6 To Connect a Printer
You may have very important documents that needs to be printed ASAP on your phone and your laptop is not functioning. The OTG function comes in handy. Just plug the printer to your mobile phone with the help of the OTG dongle and you are good to go.
OTG is a multi-purpose device that you can enjoy if you know the different ways to use it. Life is now easy and you can enjoy salient things at affordable price. Why not visit our online store today to order for an OTG?