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

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A window displays the files and folders on the device.
Access the Storage Device From a Mac
To access the storage device from a Mac:
1.
Connect a USB storage device to a USB port on the router.
2.
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).
3.
On a Mac that is connected to the network, launch Finder and select Go > Connect to Server.
The Connect to Server window displays.
4.
In the Server Address field, enter smb://readyshare.
5.
Click the Connect button.
6.
When prompted, select the Guest radio button.
7.
If you set up access control on the router and you allowed your Mac to access the network, select the Registered
User
 radio button and enter admin for the name and password for the password.
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8.
Click the Connect button.
A window displays the files and folders on the device.
Map a USB Device to a Windows Network Drive
To map the USB device to a Windows network drive:
1.
Connect a USB storage device to the router's USB port.
If your storage device uses a power supply, you must use it when you connect the device to the router.
When you connect the storage device to the router’s port, it might take up to two minutes before it is ready for
sharing. By default, the device is available to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
2.
Select Start > Run.
3.
Enter \\readyshare in the dialog box.
4.
Click the OK button.
A window automatically opens and displays the USB device.
Share a Storage Device Attached to the Router
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Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900