HOW TO ACCESS USB DEVICE OVER WI-FI

USB Network Gate was developed and is constantly enhanced to provide you with the most effective solution of accessing remote USB devices over Wi-Fi network.

USB Network Gate breaks all distance limits and you can use any USB device that is connected to another computer, or is located in a different room or even on the other floor of your building. In general - wherever your Wi-Fi network spreads, your ability to use the remote USB devices spreads too.

Steps

1
Install USB Network Gate on all computers that are going to participate in connection. I.e. on a server where USB device will be physically present and on clients that you are going to access USB over Wi-Fi from.
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2
Plug the USB device into a server computer and share it using USB Network Gate.
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3
Connect to the shared device from any client computer over Wi-Fi network. After that the device shared on a server will appear in Device Manager of the remote client and all programs will treat this device as if it was directly connected to it.
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Tips

You can see which client currently occupies the shared USB device. That comes in handy when somebody on the network forgot to disconnect from device and you have no idea who that was.

You can set a connection password in order to control remote access to the USB device over Wi-Fi.

Things you'll need

  • Windows OS, Mac OS or Linux OS computer or Android device connected to a local Wi-Fi network;
  • USB Network Gate;
  • USB device you would like to share.