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Error: USB is drawing too much current.

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Follow these steps to resolve the issue:

  1. Remove the USB and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL™) device from the TV.
  2. Reconnect the USB device to the TV.

    Note: Make sure that you don't connect the USB device to a USB Hub.

  3. Try to connect the USB device to a different USB port.
  4. Use an external power supply, such as a phone charger, if you're using a Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
  5. If the issue still occurs, reset your TV .

Note: The USB device consumes more current or is damaged if the error continues to appear after you've tried the steps above. Try a different USB device to fix this issue.