HOW TO ACCESS HARD DRIVE CONNECTED TO ROUTER ON ANDROID

Nowadays, several routers come with a USB port at the rear that enables users to share a USB storage device to their Local Area Network. You can access your USB storage device via your Android device like a smartphone or a tablet in which you would have already configured the network sharing on your router. Follow the how to access hard drive connected to router on Android to access your hard drive.  

  • STEP : 1 To access the hard drive connected to the router from an Android device,you will need to use a third-party application like a file explorer.
  • STEP : 2 Make sure to download ES File Explorer from the Google Play Storeapp.
  • STEP : 3 Open the Play Store, and in the search bar,type ES File Explorer and tap the search button.
  • STEP : 4 The page with the file explorer will open, tap the Install button and the file will be downloaded to the smartphone.
  • STEP : 5 Open the ES File Explorer, and on the left side of the screen, you will see a list of icons.
  • STEP : 6 Click the Wi-Fi icon and enable the toggle switch for the WLAN option.
  • STEP : 7 The LAN page will open on the ES File Explorer screen.
  • STEP : 8 Tap the Scan button at the bottom of the screen, wait for the scan to complete, and then you will see the USB drive in the scan result.
  • STEP : 9 Click on the icon to view the folders on your USB drive.

Follow the above given how to access hard drive connected to router on Android steps in order to access the hard drive connected to the router from an Android device.