I am trying to connect my Raspberry3 to a "Linux-Based" device. I want the RPI to get detected as a Mass Storage Device. Is this possible?

  • You want to connect your Pi to another PC, and use your Pi like it was an USB flash drive? – Belekz Jan 23 '18 at 7:44
  • I will connect the RPI to another device (like a phone/car infotainment system, but not another PC). And I want RPI to get detected as a USB Flash Drive – Nikita M Venkatesh Jan 23 '18 at 8:15

Only the Raspberry Pi Zero , Zero W , Model A and Compute Module can act as USB device. The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B can not act as USB device. This is a hardware limitation which cannot be worked around in software.

Here is a guide for the Pi Zero using ConfigFS :


  • Oh! Is there any other device that you recommend for the purpose stated above? – Nikita M Venkatesh Jan 30 '18 at 10:19

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