Can we connect any USB device to iPad 4?

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  1. abababababab

    abababababab iPad Super Guru

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    Hello, can we connect USB devices to iPad 4? If yes, then how can we?
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    Hmm, well, I guess it depends on the particular device. I can connect External USB HD's and USB flash drives but let us know what you want to connect and we can hopefully give you better advice.

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    A USB modem.
     
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    I'm not aware of any way to connect a USB modem to an iPad, AFAIK you can only use a wifi connection or the built-in cellular connection (if you have a cellular iPad).

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    Thanks. Thought so. Just ensured in case my wifi goes wrong somewhere.
     
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    I'm new to iPad. How does one do this? External hd
     
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    Whats external HD? Could you please explain what its all about? We could help you in a better way then.
     
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    External hard drive
     
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    You CAN connect a USB "modem" (AKA "Surfstick") using the same iUSBPort Gabriel1 uses to connect his external Hard Drive. At least this is what the user manual says...
     
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    That is interesting, I know there have been quite a few updates since I last used mine so I need to shake off this tardiness and get myself up to date.

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    Thanks. Will check it out.
     
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    Just to avoid any angry words or thoughts later on:
    This is how I do understand the user manual... I did not try it out, although I plan to do it...
    Will update here once I tried!
     
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    There is another item I use to stream files and transfer files to my iPad. It is called the Wi-Drive made by Kingston. I have the 64GB one but they also make a 32GB and 128GB. It works great and three devices can connect at the same time. I can also use it as a bridge and provide internet to up to three of my friends devices.

    Just search for Kingston Wi-Drive.
     
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