Nowadays smartphones have become common for everyone in the world and this touch screen factor is boosting up day by day. Many of you would have get tired by touching on the screen or typing something. So for this you can use external mouse or keyboard.

To use this external mouse and keyboard you need an OTG cable, now many of you will be hearing OTG name for the first time. So first let me explain what is OTG.

And no other app is needed to use this feature and there’s no need of rooting your phone.

What is OTG ?

OTG stands for “On the go” you can use this cable to connect your pendrive, mouse, keyboard and also your PC. You can get external storage with the help of OTG as you can use as much as large storage pendrive. also you can easily transfer your files or any other data by connecting it with your PC. You can use external USB mouse and keyboard as we are going to discuss about that.


How to connect an External USB mouse with Android Phone

Let us first connect external mouse with android phone. For that you need an OTG cable connect the cable with phone and other side of the port with external mouse and that’s it. You will see mouse cursor in your phone as shown below in the image. And you will feel something different experience of it. Now just click and open any thing without touching your phone if you are having a long wire mouse than you can place your mobile far and you can enjoy your work. With the same procedure you can connect your mouse with tablet also.

Connect mouse with OTG

Mouse cursor

As you can see in the first image this is how you have to connect the mouse with your android phone using OTG cable. After connecting you will see the mouse appearing in your screen as i have shown in the second image now just enjoy by not touching but by clicking in your phone.

Also Read: How to get Windows Start Menu on your Android device

How to connect an External USB Keyboard with Android Phone

Now just like connecting your mouse the same procedure is to connect your external keyboard the main advantage of using external keyboard is that if you are using a small display mobile for example a 4.0 inch mobile and if your fingers are little big in size than sometimes problems occur during typing in your phone. So for this you can use external keyboard and you can type fast and it will be better option too. The same thing you can also connect your keyboard with tablet also.

keyboard connected with phone
So this is what how we can use external usb mouse or keyboard in Android phone. So just follow this simple step and enjoy using it.

Must try this feature: Use a full scale keyboard to type in long messages on your mobile devices with the help of Typeeto.

For more Details visit Typeeto’s website

Download on the Apple store

Also comment below in comment box for any suggestions or queries. Thank You…!!!


  1. I have sony xperia Z1 and s-link hi speed otg hub, I tried to connect my logitec m90 mouse to my android phone but it didn’t work (also tried on other phones, same result). What can I do to fix this problem? Is it the cable or the mouse?

    • Your Mobile/tablet should be supporting OTG.
      Install ‘Google Indic Keyboard’.
      Attach keyboard USB/Bluetooth.
      Go to Settings > Language & Input > selet ‘Google Indic Keyboard’
      And Now start typing

  2. I am bangladeshi. I use Bijoy Bangla Keyboard. do I bangla typing with bijoy keboard (Use USB external keyboard)

  3. When i plug in a mouse, the default android keyboard does not work. How to use it when external mouse is plugged in?

  4. I fade up with this,,,,,,,I tried a lot but space bar doesn’t work n I can’t write one key two time like zz,BB etc why?

  5. Mouse doesn’t work in my vivo y31l..only shows that mouse connected but no cursor appear…Please fix this problem..

  6. Is the mouse working before android is started?
    My touchscreen is broken and i cannot enter the password for the start-up :o(

  7. Sir i have lyf water 10
    Kya मै हिन्दी की बोर्ड से type kar sakta hu
    I am doing shorthand hindi
    Computer ya laptop na kharidna pade

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