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.


Select a virtual machine and click Settings


In the Removable Devices section, select USB & Bluetooth.


Open the Advanced USB options section.


Use the drop-down menu to select how VMware Fusion should respond when a USB device is plugged in to your Mac.


Support for USB 3.0 SuperSpeed devices requires a suitably equipped Mac and a guest operating system that supports USB 3.0 devices.