You can add a virtual USB controller to allow your virtual machine to work with the USB devices that are connected to your Mac.

Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.


From the VMware Fusion menu bar, select Window > Virtual Machine Library.


Right-click the image of the virtual machine and click Settings.


In the Removable Devices section, select USB & Bluetooth.


Click Add USB Controller.