Netgear R6900 - Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

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To set up your personal account and use FTP:
1.
Get your NETGEAR Dynamic DNS domain name.
For more information, see 
 on page 115.
2.
Make sure that your Internet connection is working.
Your router must use a direct Internet connection. It cannot connect to a different router to access the Internet.
3.
Connect a USB storage device to one of the USB ports of the router.
4.
If your USB device uses a power supply, connect it.
You must use the power supply when you connect the USB device to the router.
When you connect the storage device to the router’s port, it might take up to two minutes before the storage
device is ready for sharing. By default, the device is available to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
5.
Set up FTP access on the router.
For more information, see 
 on page 119.
6.
On a remote computer with Internet access, you can use FTP to access your router using
ftp://yourname.mynetgear.com, in which yourname is your specific domain name.
For more information, see 
Set Up a New Dynamic DNS Account
NETGEAR offers you the opportunity to set up and register for a free Dynamic DNS account.
To set up Dynamic DNS and register for a free NETGEAR account:
1.
Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network.
2.
Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3.
Enter the router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
Manage Dynamic DNS and Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
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Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900