How to enable host USB 3.0 devices in gnome-box , "windows10 or centos7" guest, fedora 29 host

Boxes 3.30.3-stable (gnome-boxes)

I have problems trying to enable usb 3.0 acces from the guest windows 10.
For screen resolution change on ~/.config/libvort/qemu/boxes-unknown.xml (windows10 virtual machine) , the video tag to this.

<video>
  <model type='qxl' ram='65536' vram='65536' vgamem='16384' heads='1' primary='yes'/>
  <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x02' function='0x0'/>
</video>

Installed spice-guest-tools, spice WebDAV daemon, “Windows QXL-WDDM-DOD driver” from here

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All is working fine, the problem is about access to the usb from the guest virtual machine, I had plug in the usb in the host machine, clicked on the menu button on gnome-boxes (top left), Properties, “Devices & Shares” tab, Switched to “On” the usb.


But always the same problem, “USB device not recognized” on the guest virtual machine, can’t get access from “centos 7 guest” too.

Here the output of the lsusb command from the host machine.

[harvey@localhost ~]$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8008 Intel Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0951:1666 Kingston Technology DataTraveler 100 G3/G4/SE9 G2
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 062a:38a1 MosArt Semiconductor Corp. 
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 03f0:034a HP, Inc Elite Keyboard
Bus 003 Device 004: ID 090c:6300 Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly Feiya Technology Corp.) 
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
[harvey@localhost ~]$ 

Any help will be appreciated.

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