Connect your USB On-the-Go capable tablet or phone to an external drive or other USB 2.0 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 Micro-USB drive or other Micro-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 UUUSBOTG8IN 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.