I just tested that setup yesterday and I was able to transfer files from an SSD drive into my iPad. However, I had to connect through a powered USB hub because my iPad Pro 10.5 wouldn't provide enough power to the SSD drive (or even to my USB pendrive). Using a powered USB hub solved all that.
- Answered by Fernando S
- 11 Dec 2019
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