Specify ReadyDLNA Media Server Settings
By default, the router acts as a ReadyDLNA media server, which lets you view movies and photos on
DLNA/UPnP AV-compliant media players, such as Xbox360, Playstation, and NETGEAR media players.
To specify media server settings:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile 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
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > USB Functions > ReadySHARE Storage > Media Server.
The Media Server (Settings) page displays.
5. Specify the settings:
•Enable DLNA Media Server. Select this check box to enable this device to act as a media server.
•Enable TiVo support. Select this check box if you want to play ReadyNAS media on your TiVo
device. For more information, see Set Up the Router to Work With TiVo on page 106.
•Enable iTunes Server (Music Only). Select this check box if you want to play music from a USB
device that is connected to your router with iTunes on your Windows or Mac computer using Home
Sharing. For more information, see Set Up the Router’s iTunes Server With iTunes on page 104.
•Media Server Device Name. Click the Edit button to change the router's media server name.
If you change the media server name, you have the option to change the
ReadySHARE storage folder access path to the new name or keep the access
path as \\readyshare.
•Content Scan. The router automcatiicaly scans for media files whenever new files are added to
your ReadySHARE USB storage device. Only shared folder set as "All – no password" in Read
Access can be scanned for media files.You can click the Rescan media files button if you want
to scan for new media files immediately.
6. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Play Music From a Storage Device With iTunes Server
iTunes server lets you play music from a USB device that is connected to a USB port on your router with
iTunes on your Windows or Mac computer or with the Apple Remote app on your iPhone or iPad. You can
Use the Router as a Media Server
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