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Ron2606
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NBN modem/router USB

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What is the purpose of the USB port on the new NBN compatible modem/router?

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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Hi @Ron2606,

As long as you have activated file sharing on the router, any device on the network with the compatible software will be able to see the files. Whether they can view/play them will be determined by the codec on the device itself.

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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Primarily for sharing media across the local network. E.g you can plug a External Hard Drive in and access it across multiple devices

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Re: NBN modem/router USB

I believe you might be able to use it as a 4G fallback also but haven't had much success
Ron2606
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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Thanks very much for your responses. I have attached an external HDD and used FileBrowser to access the files. Are there other ways of accessing those files?
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Re: NBN modem/router USB

If it is media files you can access them on your smart TV using DLNA, you can also connect supported printers I believe
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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Hi @Ron2606,

As long as you have activated file sharing on the router, any device on the network with the compatible software will be able to see the files. Whether they can view/play them will be determined by the codec on the device itself.

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Ron2606
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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Thanks very much for your help gentlemen!
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Re: NBN modem/router USB

Our absolute pleasure @Ron2606. Hope you are having a fantastic day.

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