In order to connect to remote USB device, you first have to share USB device at the computer it is physically plugged in. After that it is easy to access the remote USB port with a shared device from any computer and use it as if it was directly connected to your machine.


Install USB Network Gate and launch it.
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Then switch to "Remote USB devices" tab and see the list of remote devices. Select the remote USB device you want to use and press "Connect".
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Though you already see the remote device in the list, it doesn't mean it's already connected to your local PC. It's shared at the remote end, assigned to your client PC, but not connected yet. When you want to connect to remote USB device, select it from the list and press "Establish connection" button. Enter the password if it is required by remote USB device and press "Connect" to continue.
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After the connection is established, remote USB device will appear in system resources as if it were connected to this computer directly.
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As USB Network Gate supports Linux, Mac, Windows and Android OS, you can easily connect to USB device shared at Windows computer from a Linux, Mac or Android device one or vice versa.

Things you'll need

USB Network Gate

Requirements for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit): XP/Vista/7/8/10, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019
Also available on macOS, Linux OS and Android , 5.62MB size
Version 8.0.1859 (2nd Nov, 2017) Release notes
Category: CommunicationApplication