Can the Lighting to USB 3 Camera Adapter be used to power an external hard drive - when powered?

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    It doesn't seem to work currently. I bought the adapter and have been using it with my camera without any issues, but hard drives do not seem to work. I have the adapter powered and have tried both flash drives and hard drives. The camera app opens but there is no functionality to view the drives content. I also tried file explorer apps from the App Store, but none recognise the drive.

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  • iOS does not allow you to browse the files on USB drives yet. It will, however, power some of them.

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