What is an OTG USB Cable? Everything Need to Know About OTG USB Cable.

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Written by Rakesh Kumar

As you know, In the era of technology is growing up day by day. You can see per day new Gadgets is coming up. And new Technology (Gadgets) is invented a day to make easy of the people’s works. Among that technology, mobile phones and PCs are very popular among people. Phones (Smartphones) are the most critical communicating device among people. Some of the people don’t have enough time to do work on the big screen, in that circumstance people can work on their phones in running moods by using an OTG USB Cable.

 Everything Need to Know About OTG USB Cable

“OTG USB Cable” is a sort of cable that is extremely useful for smartphone users. By utilizing OTG USB Cable you can do without much of a stretch complete a special (proficient ) kind of works related to the PC on your phone.

Now, I’m going to tell you about an ‘OTG’ (on-the-go) USB cable, that what is an ‘OTG’  USB? How it works and where it is used, in which situation it can be used on which device to make works easy. It’s time OTG USB cable available for both Type B and Type C port.

What is an OTG USB Cable?

An OTG (on-the-go) USB Cable is a type of cable which is generally made for work easy and proficient. OTG USB Cable is a standard that enables mobile devices to talk to one another. Mobile devices could only connect to a Mac and a PC by using the USB cable. But OTG USB enables it to connect directly with another device. You can use some additional hardware like- mouse, keyboard, joystick, storage devices, musical instruments, and many types of gadgets together with your Phone.

OTG(On-The-Go) is a standardized specification for USB connections that allow a device to read data from your phone and other storage devices directly.

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Where OTG USB used?

OTG (on-the-go) is utilized to connect two gadgets. USB OTG products can communicate with each other without the need to be connected to a PC. Now let’s see that where uses the OTG USB Cable.

When your Phone’s screen get affected

If your phone’s screen breaks down or doesn’t work touch properly and you have an emergency work on your phone then you can use this gadget, connect a  Mouse or Keyboard to OTG USB and connect the second part of OTG to your phone. Now you are ready to do your work easily on your phone. During working,  you will feel that you are working on a PC, not on the phone.

Print your documents without a PC

If you have some important documents on your phone or other storage devices such as Flash drives, Hard drives, and micro SD cards. You can print those documents by using an OTG cable through your phone or other storage devices.

First of all, connect an OTG  USB to a printer and connect the second part of  OTG USB to your phone or other storage devices. Now, select your documents to print which you want.

You can also use this OTG cable for writing a long mail and creating a document.

Learn Typing

If you don’t have a PC and you are interested in typing and want to learn to type, doesn’t matter, you can learn to type without having a PC. For writing and learn to type, you ought to have a phone having ANDROID, WINDOWS or IOS working OS. It is necessary to have a phone, a keyboard, and OTG USB Cable.

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Follow below-given steps for learning typing:

First, you will need to install the Office App from the App store of the mobile.

After installing open Office App on your phone and connect OTG USB to Keyboard and connect another side of OTG to your phone. Now taking a new page from the App you can start your typing.

Play your favorite games

If you are interested to play the game using Joystick, You can play your favorite games on your Tablets and Mobiles connecting Joystick with OTG USB cable. In the event that you are not consenting to play your most loved games on your Tablets and Mobiles by simply contacting your screen, you can play the amusement through Joystick by utilizing OTG USB cable.

Connect OTG USB to the Joystick and connect another side of OTG to the Phone or Tablet. And now enjoy your favorite games.

You can also use this OTG USB Cable with the many types of gadgets. This is a very useful and daily use gadget.

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If you have a Smartphone, you may need OTG USB cable anytime. In this time OTG available for all smartphones. Definitely OTG can help you to work easily using a mobile phone. Like as If you want to move or copy some data in Pen Drive and If you want to print any document, at this time OTG helps you.

About the author

Rakesh Kumar

Hello! This is Rakesh Kumar 20 years old Founder & Editor at This is interested in Gadgets, Mobile, Computer, Internet and also loves Programming. This is always ready to share knowledge with you.


  • I’m agree with your instruction. I followed your steps about connecting an OTG through phone for multi purpose use, I got everything which you have described in this article.

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