This feature allows you to have access to your devices or USB devices on your Shadow, when they need the installation of specific drivers. This is particularly the case of Webcam and some keyboards or mice running with dedicated software.
This feature is enabled on the Shadow Box and Shadow Ghost but requires to be configured on Windows or Mac applications. Since the last Copperfield update, USB devices are now availaible on the same way on both platforms.
ENABLE USB DEVICES ON WINDOWS APP
For the Windows app, simply enable it from the launcher’s setting checking “USB peripherals”.
If you have never enabled it before,a console can appear for few seconds, and a program will be installed on your local PC. This one links your peripherals and Shadow thanks to the network.
Once this step done, plug in your peripheral (preferring a USB 3.0 port) and start your Shadow.
Then, press WINDOWS + ALT + U to open the USB peripherals menu.
Now you just have to check your peripheral on the Quick Menu, and it will be automatically setted on your Shadow.
If your peripheral isn’t recognized in the menu, restart your application or wait 5 min for the device to install.
ENABLE USB DEVICES ON MACOS APP
To enable it, simply check the setting from your launcher’s settings.
In your Mac settings, you will have to authorize your peripheral.
Go to the “Security and confidentiality” tab, then “General” (see the screenshot below). Once that’s done, you will be able to click on Authorize bottom right of the window.
The feature is now enabled on your Mac, you can start your Shadow.
Your peripheral should be available in the “USB peripherals” menu, pressing cmd + alt + U.
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