HOW TO ACCESS REMOTE USB DEVICE

To use a remote USB device on your computer, first of all - share USB device on remote machine (where the device is physically present). Then it is easy to access remote USB port with shared device on it from any location and work with that device as if it was connected to your computer directly.

Steps

1
Install USB Network Gate on your computer and run it.
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2
Go to "Remote USB devices" tab and choose the device you want to access. Choose the remote USB device you will work with and click "Connect" button. Close the window.
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3
After choosing the device click "Share" button. After that you'll be able to customize some additional settings if needed.
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4
Even if you see the remote USB device on the list it doesn't always mean it is connected to your computer. It can be shared on the remote side, assigned to your client machine, but not yet connected. To connect to remote USB device you have to choose it from the list and click "Establish connection" button. Type the password if it is required by remote USB device and click "Connect".
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5
When the connection is established you'll see the remote device in your system resources just as the local one, which would be connected to your machine directly.
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Tips

USB Network Gate is available for Mac OS, Linux, Windows OS and Android. Therefore you can easily work with USB device shared on Windows from a Mac or Linux machine or vice versa.

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