How To Connect Hard Drive To Router Without Usb

If you wish to connect your hard drive to a Wi-Fi router without using the USB connection, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1:Since the basic hard drives do not have an Ethernet port, it cannot be connected to the Wi-Fi router using an Ethernet cable.
  • Step 2:The NAS(Network Attached Storage) device contains a built-in network card and the Ethernet port to communicate with the Wi-Fi routers.
  • Step 3:If you wish to connect your hard drive without any USB connection, use the NAS-based external hard disks to connect with the Wi-Fi router. 
  • Step 4:The NAS devices are portable and can generate the Wi-Fi network to connect with the available Wi-Fi routers.
  • Step 5:You can also connect the external hard drives directly to the Wi-Fi router with the help of a standard Ethernet cable.
  • Step 6:Connect the external hard drive to the electrical outlet and connect it to the Wi-Fi router using an Ethernet cable.
  • Step 7:If you are using a Windows computer, you can access the hard drive storage by navigating to the My Network and then selecting the My Network Places window.
  • Step 8:Make sure you connect the computer to the wireless network before accessing the hard drive folder.
  • Step 9:If you have difficulties in connecting the hard drive to the Wi-Fi router without any USB connection, contact our technical support team by clicking the Call button available on this screen.