Use your device as a USB flash drive
A helper application to set the Mass Storage Device gadget up in Android kernels
Android kernels still include a USB MSD component in their device gadget nowadays, though it is mostly unused since Android started using MTP. Some OEM ROMs still use it to provide a drivers installation "disc", but it is otherwise useless.
This application leverages the module in order to let you use your device as a standard USB thumbdrive for the purpose of, e.g., booting a distro ISO.
Additional requirements: root
Issue Tracker: https://github.com/Streetwalrus/android_usb_msd/issues
Source Code: https://github.com/Streetwalrus/android_usb_msd
For full details and additional technical information, see this application's page on the F-Droid wiki.
Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications, and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.
Version 0.3 - Added on 2017-01-10
This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.
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