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

To access a USB device with FTP from a remote computer to download or upload a file:
Take one of the following actions:
To download a file from a storage device connected to the router, launch a web browser.
To upload a file to a storage device connected to the router, launch an FTP client such as Filezilla.
Type ftp:// and the Internet port IP address in the address field of the browser.
For example, if your IP address is, type
If you are using Dynamic DNS, type the DNS name. For example, type, in which
MyName is your DNS name.
When prompted, log in:
To log in as admin, in the user name field, enter admin and in the password field, enter the same password
that you use to log in to the router.
To log in as guest, in the user name field, enter guest.
The guest user name does not need a password.
The files and folders that your account can access on the USB device display. For example, you might see
Navigate to a location on the USB device.
Download or upload the file.
Remotely Access a USB Device Using ReadyCLOUD
NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD for routers lets you remotely access files stored on a USB storage device that is connected
to the router. Before you can use ReadyCLOUD, you must create a ReadyCLOUD account and register your router.
A ReadyCLOUD app is also available for Windows computers, Android mobile devices, and iOS mobile devices.
For more information about setting up ReadyCLOUD, see the ReadyCLOUD for Routers User Manual, which is
available online at 
Create a ReadyCLOUD Account
To create a ReadyCLOUD account:
Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device.
The ReadyCLOUD Welcome page displays.
Click the Sign In link.
The Sign In page displays.
Manage Dynamic DNS and Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900