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How to Connect as a Wireless Network Drive on Mac OSX

How to Connect as a Wireless Network Drive on Mac OSX

As a wireless drive you can access and mange your G-CONNECT and it's content via the G-CONNECT's wireless connection. Select your G-CONNECT wireless network (SSID) through your wireless network manager.

  1. Connect to the G-CONNECT over Wi-Fi
  2. Open Finder and you will see G-CONNECT listed under SHARED in the left pane.

  3. Select G-CONNECT from the list and click Connect As...

  4. Enter the G-CONNECT Username (Admin or Guest) and Password just as you would when trying to sign into the device through the iPad, iPhone or Web Application and click Connect.

    Now that the G-CONNECT appears on your Mac Desktop, you can transfer files to and from the device like any directly attached drive.

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Article ID: 101 Article Created: 07-22-2013 14:50 PMLast Modified: 07-22-2013 14:50 PM

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