How do I access my USB drive on my NETGEAR router?

How do I access my USB drive on my NETGEAR router?

How can I securely access a USB hard drive connected to a NETGEAR router remotely?

  1. Log in to your router.
  2. Go to the Advanced tab > USB Functions > ReadySHARE Storage.
  3. Under Available Network Folders, select the USB storage share name (i.e. \readyshareUSB_storage), and then click the Edit button.

How do I share files on a NETGEAR router?

Once the router settings page opens in your browser, go to Basic > ReadySHARE. Click the Edit button below the Available Network Folders section to edit Network/Device Name, Workgroup, enable access through Network, HTTP, HTTPS (via internet), FTP, FTP (via internet). Hit Apply button to save the changes.

How do I use the USB port on my NETGEAR?

Insert your USB storage drive into the blue USB 3.0 port on the front of the router. 2. If your USB drive has a power supply, you must use it when you connect the USB drive to the router. When you connect the USB drive to the router USB port, it might take up to two minutes before it is ready for sharing.

How do I access my NETGEAR ReadySHARE USB storage?

Quick Start Instructions

  1. Connect USB drive to the router.
  2. For Windows: Open Windows Explorer and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.
  3. For a more detailed installation guide see the User Manual or video above.
  4. For more information on how to: Back up your Windows PC, please see the ReadySHARE Vault page.

How do I access my USB drive connected to my router?

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run.
  2. Type \\ IP address of the router (default is
  3. Example- \\
  4. Click OK.
  5. If you are prompted to enter a Username and Password, enter the credentials that you use to log in to the router’s web-based configuration utility.

How do I use Readyshare on my NETGEAR router?

Select Go > Connect to Server. Enter smb://readyshare as the Server Address. Click Connect….ReadySHARE Access

  1. Select Start > Run and enter \\readyshare in the dialog box. Click OK.
  2. Open Explorer or Safari and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.
  3. Open My Network Places and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.

How do I share files through my router?

How do I enable the File Sharing feature on my router

  1. Connect your computer to the router’s Wi-Fi (or to the router’s LAN port using an Ethernet cable). In the browser address bar, enter 192.168.
  2. Go to More Functions > Storage Sharing > File Sharing.

Will my USB drive work with ReadySHARE?

The ReadySHARE USB feature on your NETGEAR device works with most plug-and-play USB-compliant external flash and hard drives. However, some USB drives might not work correctly. If your USB drive requires special software or is password protected or encrypted, it will not work with your NETGEAR device.

Can you USB tether to a router?

Step1: Connect your Android smart phone to ASUS Router with USB cable. Step2: Enable USB tethering on your Android smartphone Android. [Note] For the setting, please refer to the procudt manual that you purchesed. Step3: Connect your PC to ASUS router via Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable.

How do I access my USB on my router?