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

Right-click the USB device and select Map network drive.
The Map Network Drive window opens.
Select the drive letter to map to the new network folder.
Click the Finish button.
The USB device is mapped to the drive letter that you specified.
To connect to the USB storage device as a different user, select the Connect using different credentials
check box, click the Finish button, and do the following:
Type the user name and password.
Click the OK button.
The USB device is mapped to the drive letter that you specified.
Back Up Windows Computers With ReadySHARE Vault
Your router comes with free backup software for all the Windows computers in your home. Connect a USB hard
disk drive (HDD) to the router for centralized, continuous, and automatic backup.
The following operating systems support ReadySHARE Vault:
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
To back up your Windows computer:
Connect a USB storage device to the router’s USB port.
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 it is ready for
sharing. By default, the device is available to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
Download ReadySHARE Vault from 
 and install it on each Windows computer.
Launch ReadySHARE Vault.
Use the dashboard or the Backup tab to set up and run your backup.
Share a Storage Device Attached to the Router
Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900