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Error: USB is drawing too much current

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If this error appears on your TV screen, follow these steps to resolve the issue:

  1. Disconnect the USB device and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL™) devices from your TV.
  2. Reconnect the USB device to your TV.
    • Make sure that you don't connect the USB device to a USB Hub.
    • Try to connect the USB device to a different USB port.
  3. Use an external power supply, such as a phone charger, if you're using a Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
  4. If the issue still occurs, reset your TV.

If the error still appears after you reset your TV, the USB device maybe damaged. Try a different USB device.