Connect your USB On-the-Go capable tablet or phone to an external drive or other Mini-USB device. Now, you can download confidential information from your smartphone or tablet to an external drive, without having to use a Wi-Fi™ or mobile data connection. This 8 in. USB OTG cable gives you the perfect solution for backing up your important research and other data collected while you're on the road.The cable turns the Micro-USB port on your mobile device into a USB OTG host port, so that you can connect a Mini-USB drive or other Mini-USB device, such as a game controller, directly to your phone or tablet.The OTG cable features a compact design that's perfect for carrying as a tablet accessory.The UMUSBOTG8IN is backed by StarTech.com's lifetime warranty for guaranteed reliability.Please Note: This adapter will only work with devices that support USB OTG. Please consult your documentation and/or your service provider to ensure that your device supports USB OTG functionality.