SOLVED: USB OTG cable not charging phone

Do you have a USB OTG cable with power connector that doesn’t always charge your phone? This is why…

I tested this out after seeing some reviews on Amazon for this Kimilar OTG Cable with power pass thru (a.k.a a Micro USB Host Cable) which charged perfectly for me while a USB keyboard was plugged into it, and working.

Turns out you need to make sure that you plug your charger cable AND the USB device you want to connect into the OTG cable before plugging the OTG cable into your phone and then it works:

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