Nexus 4 is not supported because it doesn't have USB-OTG capability which is necessary for any external USB storage device to function. There is nothing we can do about it. Please don't even ask.
Supported Nexus Devices
Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (2012 original and 2013 new), Nexus 10.
You need a third-party app. We recommend "Nexus Media Importer", search Play Store for it, and see the following website for more information:
Please follow the instruction of the app; except you don't need a USB-OTG cable -- you just plug-in this reader.
Limitation of this app: you can only read files on MicroSD card using this software on your Nexus with our reader, you can't write files to it. This is a limitation of the app, not our reader.
1. If you use third-party ROM CyanogenMod, you don't need anything -- it has everything for the reader to work.
2. If you use stock ROM released by Google (but rooted): you need a third-party app such as "StickMount" or "USB OTG Helper" -- both free, as well as a "File Manager" app (plenty of free ones). If you rooted your Nexus, most likely you knew this already.
Note on Android 4.3
Some people on the Internet reported that devices running Android 4.3 may have some problems with external USB storage -- this is due to bugs in Android itself, and the problem is not specific to our reader. This would affect Nexus Media Importer app.
Personally we don't have problem using this reader on both our 2012 Nexus 7 and 2013 Nexus 7, as well as Nexus 10, all running Android 4.3, so we don't have a good handle on this.
If you are running Android 4.3 on a non-rooted device and using "Nexus Media Importer" and you experience problems, please follow the instructions on the above website for work-around. If you are using a rooted device, probably you know what to do already.
DISCLAIMER: rooting your device or flashing a custom ROM most likely will void product warranty and may cause irreparable damages to it. We don't encourage you to do that just to use this reader and can't and will not be held responsible for any damages if you choose to do so.
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