How To Use Readyshare On Netgear Router

ReadySHARE helps you to connect a hard drive to your Netgear router. It also allows you to access the hard drive from the internet. Proceed with steps given below to set up and use ReadySHARE on the Netgear router.

  • Make sure to connect your hard drive to the Netgear router using an Ethernet cable..
  • In a web browser, type the IP address of the Netgear router in the address bar. Then, press the Enter key.
  • Enter the username and password of the Netgear router setup page. 
  • The default username of the Netgear router is admin, and the password is password. Then, click OK in the Authentication window.
  • On the Netgear router’s setup page, select the Basic tab and click the ReadySHARE option on the left panel.
  • Choose the options in the ReadySHARE window. 
  • Select the Basic option and click on the Edit button under the Available Network Folders section.
  • Select the hard drive device and click on the Edit button to change the folder name and to set a password.
  • Now, you can access your hard drive from your computer.
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On Windows:

  • Press the Windows and R buttons together to open the Run dialog box.
  • In the search section, type \\readyshare, and click OK.
  • Launch your browser and type \\readyshare in the address bar. Then, press the Enter key.
  • Also, enter  \\readyshare in the My Network Places.

On Mac:

  • Click on the Go menu and select Connect to Server.
  • In the server address section, type smb://readyshare. Then, click Connect.
  • Now, you can stream contents from your Hard drive to your Mac device.

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