Nexus Media Importer

Nexus Media Importer


Nexus Media Importer allows you to stream and transfer music, video, photos and documents from a USB flash drive or card reader connected to your Nexus device (5, 6, 7G1, 7G2, 9, 10) or other Android 4.0+ devices with USB Host support.

Requires the following hardware:
1. An Android 4.0+ device. Please try the free "Nexus Photo Viewer" first if you do not have a Nexus device. Due to hardware limitations, the Nexus 4 is not supported.
2. An USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable. Costs range from $1-10 USD, see screenshots for examples.
3. An USB Flash Drive or USB Card Reader with a flash memory card inserted, see screenshots for examples. Please see the FAQ on our website if you are trying to connect an external hard drive or other device.

IMPORTANT: To use NMI offline, you will have to activate the license by opening it online after installing.

To use:
-If you are using an card reader, put the flash memory card in the reader first.
-Attach your USB device to the OTG cable.
-Attach the OTG cable to the Nexus or other device.
-The application should launch automatically.
-The File Manager tab can be used to manage and transfer files.
-Use the Connect screen to determine the viewed device and the destination device for the Copy/Move operations.
-The navigation menu to change between Photos, Videos, Document and the File Manager can be accessed by the three lines in the upper left hand corner.

Support:
-If you have an issue, you can tap "Homesoft" from the About screen for e-mail support.
-Currently, most USB Mass Storage devices are supported. Due to the mind boggling number of USB devices available it is not 100% If you contact us, we may be able to support your device in a future release. If you have doubts, try the free "Nexus Photo Viewer" first.

Technical Notes:
-DOES NOT REQUIRE ROOT! Rooting may void your device's warranty.
-Hard Drives. It is strongly recommended that you use external power when connecting a hard drive to a tablet. Please see the troubleshooting guide on my web site for more information. Do not connect an unpowered hard drive to a phone!
-This is a media streamer. Media types not natively supported by Android will require third party software. There are many excellent free and paid apps. in the Play market. For example:  "BS Player", "MX Player" and "Dice Player"
-The internal music player only plays formats natively supported by Android. WMA files are not supported, but can be copied locally for use with another player.
-Nexus 10 users it appears the internal Android video player is broken in Android 5.x (Lollipop) please use one of the external players listed above.

How-to Videos:
-Connecting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etrIpNHhWi0
-Photo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MSjqZWUIqI
-Music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Es7QyhkWjcI
-General: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCgvmvzqWAQ

See the FAQ on the Developer's Website link for an overview of the permissions.

This software is not produced by Google, which owns the Nexus trademark.

Recent changes:
8.3.8
-Subtitle fixes / optimizations
-Crash Fixes

8.3.6
-ext4, mp3 & 2nd storage fixes

8.3.1
-FAT Compatibility Plugin Update
-Write for internal microSD (req. 5.0+)
-Headset double/triple click next/previous track (req. 5.0+)

8.2.x
-Streaming subtitle support for Dice and MX Player

8.1
-Lollipop Audio Notification/Lock Screen
-Limited Android Wear Support
-Thumbnail Generation Offset
-Back-out protection

8.0
-Write support for NTFS (Hard drives and some large flash drives)
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About Nexus Media Importer
Nexus Media Importer allows you to stream and transfer music, video, photos and documents from a USB flash drive or card reader connected to your Nexus device (5, 6, 7G1, 7G2, 9, 10) or other Android 4.0+ devices with USB Host support.

Requires the following hardware:
1. An Android 4.0+ device. Please try the free "Nexus Photo Viewer" first if you do not have a Nexus device. Due to hardware limitations, the Nexus 4 is not supported.
2. An USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable. Costs range from $1-10 USD, see screenshots for examples.
3. An USB Flash Drive or USB Card Reader with a flash memory card inserted, see screenshots for examples. Please see the FAQ on our website if you are trying to connect an external hard drive or other device.

IMPORTANT: To use NMI offline, you will have to activate the license by opening it online after installing.

To use:
-If you are using an card reader, put the flash memory card in the reader first.
-Attach your USB device to the OTG cable.
-Attach the OTG cable to the Nexus or other device.
-The application should launch automatically.
-The File Manager tab can be used to manage and transfer files.
-Use the Connect screen to determine the viewed device and the destination device for the Copy/Move operations.
-The navigation menu to change between Photos, Videos, Document and the File Manager can be accessed by the three lines in the upper left hand corner.

Support:
-If you have an issue, you can tap "Homesoft" from the About screen for e-mail support.
-Currently, most USB Mass Storage devices are supported. Due to the mind boggling number of USB devices available it is not 100% If you contact us, we may be able to support your device in a future release. If you have doubts, try the free "Nexus Photo Viewer" first.

Technical Notes:
-DOES NOT REQUIRE ROOT! Rooting may void your device's warranty.
-Hard Drives. It is strongly recommended that you use external power when connecting a hard drive to a tablet. Please see the troubleshooting guide on my web site for more information. Do not connect an unpowered hard drive to a phone!
-This is a media streamer. Media types not natively supported by Android will require third party software. There are many excellent free and paid apps. in the Play market. For example:  "BS Player", "MX Player" and "Dice Player"
-The internal music player only plays formats natively supported by Android. WMA files are not supported, but can be copied locally for use with another player.
-Nexus 10 users it appears the internal Android video player is broken in Android 5.x (Lollipop) please use one of the external players listed above.

How-to Videos:
-Connecting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etrIpNHhWi0
-Photo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MSjqZWUIqI
-Music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Es7QyhkWjcI
-General: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCgvmvzqWAQ

See the FAQ on the Developer's Website link for an overview of the permissions.

This software is not produced by Google, which owns the Nexus trademark.

Recent changes:
8.3.8
-Subtitle fixes / optimizations
-Crash Fixes

8.3.6
-ext4, mp3 & 2nd storage fixes

8.3.1
-FAT Compatibility Plugin Update
-Write for internal microSD (req. 5.0+)
-Headset double/triple click next/previous track (req. 5.0+)

8.2.x
-Streaming subtitle support for Dice and MX Player

8.1
-Lollipop Audio Notification/Lock Screen
-Limited Android Wear Support
-Thumbnail Generation Offset
-Back-out protection

8.0
-Write support for NTFS (Hard drives and some large flash drives)

Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Works on my Nexus 5 And it has a music player, too
A Google User
6 days ago
Nexus 7 2013: i tried everything else. this one works. worth the price. thank you, thank you, thank you!
A Google User
Aug 25, 2015
thanks! good job..
A Google User
Aug 24, 2015
Let me count the ways this app sucks 1. I paid for it, yet it has (so far) told me several times that "no license verification has been found" 2. Very often does not read content of USB storage - I must constantly stop and start it, which, as most ppl know, isn't good for a flash drive. 3. I tried to move music from my sd drive to flash. All that did was erase 29 songs of mine (Big thank you to the dev for that one). This is a rip off.
A Google User
Aug 23, 2015
The only app that works ! 👍👍👍