The USB storage device is mapped to the drive letter that you specified.
Access a Storage Device That Is Connected to the Router
From a Mac
From a computer or device on the network, you can access a storage device that is connected to the router.
To access the device from a Mac:
1. Connect a USB storage device to a USB port on your router.
If your USB storage device uses a power supply, you must use it when you connect the USB storage
device to the router.
When you connect the USB storage device to the router’s 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).
2. On a Mac that is connected to the network, select Go > Connect to Server.
3. In the Server Address field, enter smb://readyshare.
4. When prompted, select the Guest radio button.
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. For more
information about access control, see View Devices Currently on the Network on page 79.
5. Click the Connect button.
A window automatically opens and displays the files and folders on the USB storage device.
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:
To back up your Windows computer:
1. Connect a USB HDD storage device to a USB port on the 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.
Share USB Storage Devices Attached to the Router
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