Share a Storage Device Attached to the Router
N600 WiFi Dual Band Gigabit Router
USB Device Requirements
The router works with most USB-compliant external flash and hard drives. For the most
up-to-date list of USB devices that the router supports, visit
Some USB external hard drives and flash drives require you to load the drivers onto the
computer before the computer can access the USB device. Such USB devices do not work
with the router.
The router supports the following file system types for full read/write access:
•NTFS with compression format enabled
Connect a USB Device to the Router
ReadySHARE lets you access and share a USB device connected to the router USB port. (If
your USB device uses special drivers, it is not compatible.)
Figure 6. The USB port is on the back of the router
To connect a USB device:
1. Connect your USB storage device to the router USB port.
2. If your USB device uses a power supply, connect it.