c. Click the Power Adapter tab.
d. Select the Wake for Wi-Fi network access check box.
e. Click the back arrow to save the changes and exit the screen.
5. Modify your security settings:
a. From the System Preferences window, select Security & Privacy.
The Security & Privacy page displays.
b. Click the Advanced button at the bottom of the page.
If the Advanced button is grayed out, click the lock icon so that you can change the settings.
c. Clear the Log out after minutes of inactivity check box.
d. Click the OK button.
Your settings are saved.
Use Time Machine to Back Up Onto a USB Hard Disk
You can use Time Machine to back up your Mac computers onto a USB hard disk drive (HDD) that is connected to
one of the router’s USB ports.
To back up your Mac onto a USB hard disk drive:
1. Prepare your USB device with a compatible format and partitions.
For more information, see Set Up a USB Hard Drive on a Mac on page 128.
2. If you plan to back up a large amount of data, see Prepare to Back Up a Large Amount of Data on page 128
3. Connect your USB HDD to a USB port on the router.
If your USB HDD uses a power supply, you must use it when you connect the USB HDD to
When you connect the USB HDD to the router, it might take up to two minutes before it is ready for sharing. By
default, the USB HDD is available to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
4. On a Mac computer that is connected to the network, launch Finder and select Go > Connect to Server.
The Connect to Server window displays.
5. Type smb://routerlogin.net and click the Connect button.
6. When prompted, select the Registered User radio button.
7. Enter admin for the name and password for the password and click the Connect button.
A list of USB devices connected to your router displays.
Share USB Storage Devices Attached to the Router