Sharing a USB drive through a router allows you to make the drive's contents accessible to any device on your network without having to physically plug the drive into different devices.

Most Linksys routers come with USB Storage capabilities. With these, you can easily share your photos, music, documents, and even printer within the network. This article will help you set up and share your USB storage device through your wireless router. Below are the Linksys routers with USB Storage capabilities: Mar 16, 2017 · Method #2: For all other router types (or non-official tethering apps) you can tether your phone to your computer via USB and then ‘share’ your tethered connection to the Router via an ethernet cable. Apr 22, 2011 · Q: My D-Link router has a USB port. What gives? A: Congrats! You may be the proud owner of a DIR-655 Xtreme N Gigabit Router D-Link DIR-655 Xtreme N Gigabit Router, one of several D-Link products

That also allows the router to do most of the work. If you do not have one of these new routers, there is another way. What you do in this case is tether your phone to your computer with a USB cable and then share your connection to the router with an ethernet cable.

Re: Can't access USB Drive via Share Hope you have solved your problem in the meantime. If not, I can tell you from my previous note and to finish the story -- after futzing with the settings numerous times-- the router eventually didn't recognize one of my usb drives.

Plug a USB Storage device into the USB port, make sure the USB light lit up on the router. Check the USB LED Explanation below. Step 2. Log into the management interface of your modem router.

Mar 23, 2019 · The USB ports on ATT gateways are disabled except for being used as a charging port. Been this way for several years. *I am an AT&T employee, and the postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent AT&T's position, strategies or opinions.