3.1.3 Monitoring your USB device. Asus RT-AC52U B1

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3.1.3 Monitoring your USB device

The ASUS Wireless Router provides a USB port for connecting USB devices or USB printer to allow you to share files and printer with clients in your network.

NOTES: To use this feature, you need to plug a USB storage device, such as a USB hard disk or USB flash drive, to the USB port on the rear panel of your wireless router. Ensure that the USB storage device is formatted and partitioned properly. Refer to the Plug-n-Share Disk

Support List at http://event.asus.com/networks/disksupport




You first need to create a share account and its permission /access rights to allow other network clients to access the

USB device via an FTP site/third-party FTP client utility, Servers Center,

Samba, or AiCloud. For more details, refer to the section 3.5.Using the

USB Application and 3.6 Using AiCloud in this user manual.

To monitor your USB device:

1. From the navigation panel, go to General > Network Map .

2. On the Network Map screen, select the USB Disk Status icon to display your USB device’s information.

3. On the AiDisk Wizard field, click GO to set up an FTP server for

Internet file sharing.


• For more details, refer to the section 3.5.2 Using Servers Center in this user manual.

• The wireless router works with most USB HDDs/Flash disks (up to 2TB size) and supports read-write access for FAT16, FAT32, EXT2, EXT3, and NTFS.

Safely removing the USB disk

IMPORTANT : Incorrect removal of the USB disk may cause data corruption.

To safely remove the USB disk:

1. From the navigation panel, go to General > Network Map .

2. In the upper right corner, click > Eject USB disk . When the USB disk is ejected successfully, the USB status shows

Unmounted .



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Key Features

  • 802.11ac dual-band wireless at up to 733 Mbps for high-performance wireless
  • Expanded wireless coverage with two fixed high-gain antennas
  • USB port for printer networking, storage sharing, or 3G/4G connections
  • ASUS AiCloud app to access, sync, share and stream your files on the go –quickly and easily
  • Easy 30 second setup and robust controls like network monitoring through ASUSWRT dashboard

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