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Tablet /Usb

by DOWNDRIFTER / September 7, 2012 10:39 PM PDT

I purchased a 7 inch tablet ,that supports micro sd ,and usb.I have enabled scanning of both on my tablet.Although the micro card works fine, the tablet only recognizes some, usb thumb drive.Also would like to know,do tablets support usb external hard drives.
Tablet model LY-F2S

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Only some do.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2012 1:59 AM PDT
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Depending on what the tablet maker implemented you're never sure of all drives to work. If the maker can't speak to you about this, it's a sign you may want to return it.

But I have a question. Are you trying to use a tablet in the place of a laptop?
Bob

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by DRIFTERNET / September 14, 2012 4:18 AM PDT
In reply to: Only some do.

no.not trying to use it as a laptop.That feature would be limited.
I can still transfer files on the micro-sd,which is ok.If the usb will only recognize certain drives,so be it.I have also tried disabling sd, and enabling only usb.Worse case scenario, i will use the usb drive that it will recognize.I will assume,this device (Tablet),does not recognize external hard drive.
My question should have been be more precise.
Do some tablets recognize external hard drives?

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Some do.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2012 4:32 AM PDT
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I've been carrying around a Kingston WiDrive and had very good luck as it gives me 2 ways to transfer. Did you consider a drive with a builtin NAS for more options?
Bob

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by DRIFTERNET / September 15, 2012 10:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Some do.

I willl look into it .Have several thumb drives.
Thanks.

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