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Mouse and keyboard to Tablet - is that possible?

  • Aug 10, 2020
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For more convenient Work you can connect mouse and keyboard to your Tablet. This happens in two ways, USB On-The-Go or Bluetooth. How to connect with the respective method of the input device, read this practical tip.

Mouse and keyboard via USB OTG connect

Many of the newer Android Tablets, you can connect a mouse or keyboard via USB On-The-Go (OTG):
  1. Requirement for USB OTG for a Android device on the Android 3.1 or later is installed. In addition, the chip needs to support set your device USB OTG, but most of the new devices. If in doubt, ask the manufacturer or in relevant forums such as xda-developers to.
  2. In addition, you will need an Adapterthat the Micro USB Port from Tablet into a standard USB Port converts.
  3. Now you can connect your peripheral devices like mouse and keyboard, but also Gamepads, easy to your Android device. The peripheral is detected automatically and can be used immediately.
  4. If you want to connect mouse and keyboard at the same time via OTG, you will need a Splitter or a Hub. However, you should not resort to a Hub with its own power connector as many Smartphones provide enough power for multiple devices. Hard drives should also be an active Hub, if you feed do not have their own power.

Mouse and keyboard via Bluetooth connect

You can connect mouse and keyboard via Bluetooth with your device. How this works, we will show you in extra practice, tips for iPhone, iPad and Android. In many devices, mouse and keyboard, you can simultaneously connect via Bluetooth. Occasionally it malfunctions. To ask, therefore, for safety's sake, in the forums. It is safest if you connect on every port, only a peripheral, such as the keyboard via Bluetooth and a mouse via USB OTG.
In our next tip we will show you 3 Bluetooth keyboards for your Android.