After successfully mounting external hard drive on iPad via Camera connection kit, here comes another hack to connect a USB flash drive to iPad. Yes, you can connect a USB flash drive to your iPad via camera connection kit and browse its contents using iFile.
Your iPad must be jailbroken. You can jailbreak iPad with Spirit jailbreak and iPad camera connection kit accessory is also required. Install the iFile, a file browser, from Cydia.
When you connect a USB drive to your iPad via camera connection kit, iPad gives an error that the device is not supported. Avoid it. Open the iFile on your iPad and you can browse all the contents available in the USB flash drive.
Checkout the video demonstration below:
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