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How To Check Your Android Phone For USB OTG Support

Android is full of amazing features. One of that fantastic feature is USB OTG. USB OTG means (USB On-The-Go). With USB OTG Cable your Android Device can act as a host and can control other USB devices such as Flash Drive, Keyboard/Mice, Game Controllers and many other such USB devices. You can use USB OTG in many different ways and enhance the functionality of your Android Phone.To use OTG Cable on your device, you have to check does your Android Device supports USB OTG. So, here we are going to show you how to check USB OTG support for your android phone.

How To Check Your Android Phone Has USB OTG Support:

To check USB OTG Support, first, download “Easy OTG Checker” from play store to your phone. Easy OTG Checker is very simple and easy app to check whether your Android Device has USB OTG support or not. Here are the steps to do so:

  • Install “Easy OTG Checker” and open the same. Connect OTG Device like SanDisk Ultra USB OTG to your Android Phone using USB OTG cable. Now, Click on “Question Mark” as shown in the picture below.

Easy OTG Checker - Check Your Android Phone For USB OTG Support

In a few seconds, the app will show you the result, and you will find does your Android Phone has USB OTG compatibility. Along with the result, the Easy OTG Checker will also show you some system information like device model and Android version.

Easy OTG Checker - Check Your Android Phone For USB OTG Support Image

Here is the image showing non USB OTG compatibility.

Easy OTG Checker - Your Android Device Don't Support USB OTG

This is the easiest method one can find to check OTG compatibility.

Other Methods to Check OTG Compatibility:

  • Check on retail box of your phone. If you find USB logo as shown in the image below, your Android Phone supports USB OTG.

USB OTG (USB On-The-Go)

Just connect the USB device to your Android Phone using OTG cable. If you get a notification, that USB device is detected; then your Android Phone Supports USB OTG.

check USB OTG Support - Get Notification

Check Specification on GSMArena.com. (see picture below)

check you android device for usb otg support using gsmarena website

Enable USB OTG Support for Your Android Phone:

Enabling support depends on many factors such as Kernel Version/USB OTG Drivers/Hardware Support, etc. The procedure of enabling USB OTG Support differs for different devices. We will show you the standard method to enable OTG support for your Android Device.

The first thing you have to do is to Root your Android Phone. For that, you can use the app such as (Kingo Android Root). After rooting your device, you can use USB OTG Helper app to access USB devices.

Note: You can only use USB Flash Drives using this method.

List of Phones With OTG Support:

List of OTG Supported Mobile Phones. 
iBallAndi 5.9M Cobalt Plate
iBallAndi 5K Panther
iBallAndi 5F Infinito
iBallAndi 4.5 Enigma
iBallAndi 4.7G Cobalt
SamsungGalaxy Note4
SamsungGalaxy S5 Plus
SamsungGalaxy S5 Sport
SamsungGalaxy S5 LTE-A G901F / G906S
SamsungGalaxy S5
SamsungGalaxy K/S5 Zoom
SamsungGalaxy S5 Octa-Core
SamsungGalaxy S5 G9009FD
SamsungGalaxy S5 CDMA
SamsungGalaxy S5 Active
SamsungGalaxy S5 Duos
SamsungGalaxy S4 I9500
SamsungGalaxy S4 I9505
SamsungGalaxy S4 zoom
SamsungGalaxy S4 Active I9295
SamsungGalaxy S4 I9506
SamsungGalaxy S4 Active LTE-A
SamsungGalaxy S4 I9502
SamsungGalaxy S4 CDMA
SamsungGalaxy S III I9300
SamsungGalaxy S III I9305
SamsungGalaxy S III I747
SamsungGalaxy S III T999
SamsungGalaxy S III CDMA
SamsungGalaxy S II I9100G
SamsungGalaxy S II HD LTE
SamsungGalaxy S II Duos I929
SamsungGalaxy S II T989
SamsungGalaxy S II I9100
SamsungGalaxy S II I777
SamsungGalaxy S II LTE I9210
SamsungGalaxy S II Epic 4G Touch
SamsungGalaxy S II 4G I9100M
SamsungGalaxy S II X T989D
SamsungGalaxy Note lll N9000
SamsungGalaxy Note ll N7100
SamsungGalaxy Note N7000
SamsungGalaxy Note I717
SamsungGalaxy Note T879
SamsungGalaxy Ace3 S7270
SamsungGalaxy Ace S5830i
SamsungGalaxy Nexus I9250
SamsungGalaxy Mega 6.3 I9200
SamsungGalaxy J
SamsungGalaxy F
SonyXperia Z3
SonyXoeria Z3 Compact
SonyXperia Z2A
SonyXperia Z2
SonyXperia Z1
SonyXperia Z1 Compact
SonyXperia Z1S
SonyXperia Z
SonyXperia Z Ultra
SonyXperia ZL
SonyXperia ZR
SonyXperia M
SonyXperia M2
SonyXperia M2 Aqua
SonyXperia E3
SonyXperia E3 Dual
SonyXperia M2 Dual
SonyXperia U
SonyXperia S
SonyXperia P
SonyXperia Miro
SonyXperia Go
SonyXperia T
SonyXperia SL
SonyXperia ion LTE
SonyXperia LT29i Hayabusa
SonyXperia Acro S
SonySony Ericson Xperia Arc S
SonySony Xperia Neo V
SonyXperia J
SonyXperia Sola
SonyXperia SP
SonyXperia TX
SonyXperia V
LenovoLenovo P780
LenovoLenovo K900
LenovoLenovo Vibe X S960
HTCOne M8
HTCOne
HTCOne (M8) Dual Sim
HTCOne X
HTCOne X+
HTCOne Mini
HTCOne Max
HTCOne (M8) CDMA
HTCDesire 500
HTCDesire 601
HTCDesire 600
HTCDesire 700
HTCDesire 700 Dual Sim
HTCOne M8 Prima
HTCDesire X
HTCDesire U
HTCHTC J
HTCButterfly
HTCButterfly S
MicromaxA110Q Canvas 2 Plus
MicromaxA116 Canvas HD
MicromaxA110 Canvas 2
LGNexus 5
LGG Flex
LGG Pro 2
LGG2
LGG3
LGG3 (CDMA)
LGG3 LTE-A
LGVu 3 F300L
LGOptimus G Pro
LGOptimus G Pro lite
LGOptimus G2
KarbonnTitanium X
KarbonnKarbonn Titanium Hexa
BlackBerryBlackBerry Z30
GioneeElife S5.5
GioneeElife E7
XiaomiMI-4
XiaomiMI-3
XiaomiMI-2
XiaomiMI-2S
XiaomiMI-2A
XiaomiRedmi Note
XiaomiRedmi Note 4G
XiaomiHongmi 1S
XiaomiHongmi
XoloPlay 8X-1100
XoloPlay 8X-1200
XoloPlay 6X-1000
XoloQ2100
XoloQ3000
XoloQ2000
XoloQ1000 Opus
XoloQ700
XoloQ700i
XoloQ700S Plus
HuaweiAscend P7 Sapphire Edition
HuaweiAscend P7
HuaweiAscend P7 mini
HuaweiAscend P6
HuaweiAscend P6 S
HuaweiAscend P1
HuaweiAscend Mate7
HuaweiAscend Mate2 4G
HuaweiAscend G7
HuaweiAscend Honor 3
HuaweiAscend D1
HuaweiAscend D1 XL U9500E
HuaweiAscend D quad
OppoOppo R5
OppoOppo N3
OppoOppo Neo 5
OppoOppo Neo 3
OppoOppo N1 mini
OppoOppo N1
OppoOppo Find7
OppoOppo Find7a
LavaLris Pro 30+
SpiceMi-502 Smartflo Pace2
SpiceMi-535 Stellar Pinnacle Pro
SpiceMi-530 Stellar Pinnacle

List of Tablets With OTG Support:

List of OTG Supported Tablets. 
iBalli5715
iBall6309i
iBall6309r
iBall6318i
iBalli6516
iBall2G7227
iBall2G7236
iBall7236 3G 17
iBall3G7271
iBall3G7271 HD7
iBall3G 7271 HD70
iBall3GQ7271-IPS20
iBall3G7334i
iBall3G 7345 Q800
iBall6351 Q-40
iBall3G 6095 D-20
iBall3G 6095 Q700
iBall3G Q7218
iBall3G 7830 Q900
iBall3G 8072
iBall3G WQ32
iBalli9018
iBalli9702
iBall3G 9017 D50
iBallQ9703
iBall3G 9728
iBalli1017
iBall3GQ1035
iBall3G1035 Q90
iBall3G 1026 Q-18
iBall3G WQ149
iBall3G WQ149R
iBall3G WQ149i
iBallBrace X1
NokiaN810
SamsungNote 8.0 N5100
SamsungGalaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
SamsungGalaxy Tab 2.7.0 i705
SonyTablet S 3G
LenovoIdeaTab A1000
LenovoIdeaTab A3000
LenovoIdeaTab S5000
LenovoIdeaTab S6000
LenovoIdeaTab S6000L
LenovoIdeaTab S6000F
LenovoIdeaTab S6000H
LenovoYoga Tablet 10 HD+
LenovoYoga Tablet 2 10.1
LenovoYoga Tablet 2 8.0
LenovoYoga Tablet 8
LenovoYoga Tablet 10
LGG Pad 7.0
LGG Pad 10.1
AccerIconia Tab A3
AccerIconia Tab A200
AccerIconia Tab A210
AsusTransformer Pad TF103C
AlcatelOne Touch Evo 8HD
HuaweiMediaPad 7 Lite
HuaweiMediaPad
HuaweiMediaPad S7-301w
XoloPlay Tegra Note
XiaomiMi Pad 7.9
ToshibaExcite 10 AT305

Note: If you don’t find your device on the list, it might be because this list is old might not have latest smartphones and tablet. You are recommended to use the methods mentioned above to check whether your Android Device supports OTG.

Wrap Up:

Checking whether your Android Device is USB OTG compatible or not is way easier using the above methods. So, check it out and do let us know does your Android Phone supports USB OTG or not in the comment.