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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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Why isn't the file explorer opening?

After I plug in the flash drive to my phone, I read that a file explorer is going to open. Nothing like that has happened. I have tried: Plugging it in. I think it was caused by: I don't know. That is why I'm here.

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  1. 1
    Ensure that you have an OTG cable, not just a simple adapter.
    You can order an OTG cable here: Micro USB to USB OTG Host Adapter.
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  2. 2
    Download and install a file manager.
    You can go for ES File Explorer.
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  3. 3
    Root your phone.
    You can do it with the KingRoot online service.
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  4. 4
    Install StickMount.
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  5. 5
    If you do not want to root your phone, you will have to use Nexus Media Importer instead of ES File Explorer and StickMount.
    Your actions for the flash drive will be limited though.
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  6. 6
    Connect the OTG cable to the smartphone and the flash drive to the OTG cable.
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    Launch StickMount and tap on "OK".
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  8. 8
    Launch the file manager (or the "File Manager" tab in Nexus Media Importer).
    Head off to SD card/USB Storage to find contents of your flash drive.
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My file explorer does not pop up!

Trying to bypass account verification. I plug in the OTG and get nothing. No file explorer?

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