How to connect to the Internet while connected to the Seagate Wireless Plus

While connected to the Seagate Wireless Plus network, you can simultaneously connect to the Internet.

To connect to the Internet at the same time as your Seagate Wireless Plus, follow the below instructions. This is called getting the device in "concurrent mode".

To connect in concurrent mode:

  1. Power on the Wireless Plus and wait for the LED to illuminate solid blue.
  2. From your computer or mobile device, in the device's Wi-Fi settings, select the Wireless Plus. Please note that from a computer, you will not be able to connect wirelessly if you have a wired connection already established.

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  3. Launch the Seagate Media app, or launch a web browser, and type the following into the address bar:

    Then press Enter.
  4. Click the Wi-Fi icon at the top of the Seagate Media app or in the browser window.
  5. Select the network you want to join. If security is enabled on the selected Wi-Fi network, enter the required password.
  6. Once you have chosen your network, it will begin to connect you to the Internet and your Wireless Plus at the same time.

    A message may display, stating that you are no longer connected to the Seagate Wireless Plus drive. This is normal. Please allow 45-60 seconds for it to reconnect with the Seagate Wireless Plus and the selected Wi-Fi network.
  7. The Wi-Fi icon changes. 

    Your device is now connected concurrently.

    This means that you are able to browse the Internet and view the media stored on the Wireless Plus simultaneously. To return to your content, re-launch the Seagate Media app or type into the address bar of your browser.



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