also use the Apple Remote app from an iPhone or iPad to play music on any AirPlay devices, such as Apple
TV or AirPlay-supported receivers.
Supported music file formats are MP3, AAC, and FLAC. The maximum number of music files supported is
Set Up the Router’s iTunes Server With iTunes
You can play music from a USB device that is connected to your router with iTunes on your Windows or
Mac computer using Home Sharing. To set up Home Sharing, you need an Apple account and the latest
version of iTunes installed on your computer.
To set up therouter’s iTunes server to play music on iTunes:
1. Connect a USB storage device to a USB port on your router.
2. If your USB storage device uses a power supply, connect it.
You must use the power supply when you connect the USB storage device to the router.
When you connect the USB storage device to the router’s USB port, it might take up to two minutes
before it is ready for sharing. By default, the USB storage device is available to all computers on your
local area network (LAN).
3. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to your router’s network.
4. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
5. 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.
6. Select ADVANCED > USB Functions > ReadySHARE Storage > Media Server.
The Meda Server (Settings) page displays.
7. Select the Enable iTunes Server (Music Only) check box.
8. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
9. On your Windows or Mac computer, launch iTunes.
10. Select File > Home Sharing > Turn On Home Sharing.
The Home Sharing page displays.
11. Enter your Apple ID email address and password.
12. Click the Turn On Home Sharing button.
When Home Sharing is enabled, a Home Sharing icon displays in iTunes.
13. Click the Home Sharing icon and from the menu, select the router.
The music that is on the USB device that is connected to the router displays in iTunes.
Use the Router as a Media Server
Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band WiFi Router