Guide to Use iOS Remote App to Enable the iTunes Server Feature on a Nighthawk Router

Did you know you can now play music from your external USB hard drive using your iOS device. That’s really good. But do you know the tips to use iOS Remote App to enable the iTunes server feature on a Nighthawk router? If you just said NO, we will help you here.

Our Netgear tech support experts will help you with the proper guide to use it. Read on.

To enable iTunes Server using the iOS Remote app:

  1. Transfer your music files to your external USB hard drive.
  2. Connect your external USB hard drive to your Nighthawk router.
  3. Wait for the USB LED on the router to turn on.
  4. Connect your iOS device to your wireless network.
  5. Launch the Remote app.
  6. Note: The Remote app is available from the Apple App Store.
  7. Tap Add a Device
  8. Get the 4-digit passcode
  9. On your computer, open an internet browser such as Safari, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  10. Type http://www.routerlogin.com or http://www.routerlogin.net in the address bar
  11. Enter the default username: admin and the default password: password
  12. NETGEAR genie displays. Click ADVANCED > USB Functions > ReadySHARE Storage
  13. Click Media Server and select Enable iTunes Server (Music Only)
  14. Enter the 4-digit passcode you acquired from the Remote app earlier and click Allow Control
  15. Click Apply to save the settings
  16. You can now play songs saved on your external USB hard drive from the Remote app

Your Nighthawk router is now an iTunes Server.

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