Jul 12

The SharePort Mobile app allows you to conveniently stream media and share files stored on a USB drive connected to your router. Connect from a local network to access your photos, videos, music, and documents. You can upload files and photos from your mobile device to your router’s USB drive via the app wirelessly!

1. Make sure the DIR-890L is powered on. Then plug your USB drive into the USB port on the back of your router.

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Note: If you connect a USB drive that contains numerous large files, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog all of your files.

2. Use your Windows 8/RT mobile device to search for the free SharePort Mobile app from the Windows Store.

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3. On your mobile device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to your router’s wireless network using the default Wi-Fi settings. By default,

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your Network Name and Password are:

• Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID): dlink-XXXX*
• Password: (leave this blank)

*Note: For the 2.4GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX, with XXXX representing the last four digits of your router’s MAC address. For the 5GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX-5GHz.

4. Once connected, tap the SharePort Mobile icon, and the app will download.

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5. At the main menu, if you see any greyed out icons, swipe the right edge of the screen to bring up Settings. Then tap SharePort Settings and enter your admin Password. Tap on the back icon (<) to exit settings and log in.

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6. You will see the SharePort Mobile main menu.

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Nov 02

Note: SharePort Mobile functionality is only available in Access Point mode.

Step 1: Insert your USB Flash Drive into your router

Step 2: Log into your router:

Open a web browser and enter http://dlinkap.local in the address bar. Windows XP users can also enter http://dlinkap.


Step 3: Enter your Administrator password in the Password field. If you have not changed this from the default setting, leave this field blank. Click Login.


Step 4: Click the Setup tab at the top of the page and then click Storage from the menu on the left-hand side.


Step 5: Check the Enable SharePort Web Access box, and then click Save Settings.Download the SharePort Mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. You can also scan the QR codes below using your smartphone’s QR code scanner.




Step 6: Ensure your mobile device is connected to the wireless signal of your SharePort supported router.

Step 7: Launch the SharePort Mobile app; the following screen will appear.


Step 8: Tap the settings icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.


Step 9: Enter your username and password. The username and password are the same as those used to access the web configuration interface for your access point.

Note: By default the username is set to “admin” with no password.

Step 10: Change the port if required (by default it is configured at port 8181 within the router configuration.

Note: If accessing content over Internet, enter the IP or domain address of your router; if accessing locally, this field will be filled in automatically.


SharePort Mobile is successfully configured and your USB media should now be accessible.


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