Files application does not show me my USB storage key (in addition to the internal memory and the SD card).
I’m running /e/ on a Samsung S8 and using a Sandisk key with USB-C connector.
I validated first I can access the key from my Manjaro (not a key issue).
I tried another file manager and it cannot see the key neither.
Thus I suppose the OS is not presenting the key as a storage device.
What’s the way to let /e/ applications the USB key is a storage device ?
As no one has dived in, I will say that when I bought my OTG Drive, which does what you require, I bought it because I thought this was the only way to connect external (Edit, as in, external to the device!) storage media. Mine looks like a tiny key with micro USB one end, 64GB core and USB 3.0 at the other end. Seen fine, worked fine.
Sorry a long time without reading the answers to my post…
I could try the same key on another Samsung /e/ installed and it worked fine (Samsung S9 - Androïd 8)
However not working on my Samsung S8 Androïd 9.
I suspect the hardware for now… time to perform some test more on a more recent /e/ version.