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My HP tablet only has one USB port. I want to expand the number of ports and also be able to plug in my monitor. Any suggestions?

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What tablet do you have? Model?

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HP Pavilion x2 - 12t Touch Laptop

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The Pavilion x2-12t specs show 1 USB 3.1 (Type-C); 1 USB 2.0; 1 micro HDMI; 1 headphone/microphone combo.

 

That means you have 2 USB ports and an HDMI port.

The USB type C port has a different plug that the traditional USB plugs do. All you have to do is use an adapter cable to make it accept the bigger USB plugs.

 

Example:

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Or this one with a built in multi Hub...

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To expand the USB 2.0 port, you can also use a Hub for that.

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The micro HDMI port has adapter plugs for that also.

I am guessing your system did not include any adapters, but you can find them online for cheap.

 

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Sincere thanks and appreciation. This helps immensely.

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Your very welcome.

 

Also while we're talking about it...

if you use the adaper for the USB C port (the first picture above with the blue usb female plug ), it will give you USB 3.0 speed.   USB-3 paired with a USB-3 device, will work up to 5 times faster than the USB-2 port.

The adapter needs to have the little blue tab end inside it or it might not be a USB 3 plug.

 

Example: a USB 3 thumb drive.

 

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