Seagate Central - How to access your content from a remote location or different network


Provides instructions for using Seagate Remote Access to access and play content saved on the Seagate Central from a different network.

Content saved in the Public folder of your Seagate Central can be viewed on the Seagate Media app, inside or outside of your home. If your content was saved in a private folder (named after your username), you may view it from a web browser at: https://access.seagate.com

View Public folder content through the Seagate Media app

  1. If you have not done so already, set up your Seagate Central by opening the Seagate Central’s Public folder and clicking on the Manage the Seagate Central link.

  2. Ensure your movies, music, and pictures are saved in the Public folder of your Seagate Central.

  3. On your mobile device, download the Seagate Media app from the App store.

  4. The Seagate Media app is currently available for:

  5. Launch the Seagate Media app and select Settings > Remote access.


 

  1. Type in the email address and password you chose for Remote Access when you set up your Seagate Central.

  2. If you have created multiple Remote Access accounts, type in the desired user’s email and password.

  3. Once you tap on Sign In, you will be able to view the content from your Seagate Central. To learn more about using the Seagate Media app with your Seagate Central, please refer to the Seagate Central User Guide.

 

View my content through Access.Seagate.com

  1. If you have not done so already, set up your Seagate Central by opening the Seagate Central’s Public folder and clicking on the “Manage the Seagate Central” link.  

  2. Ensure your movies, music, and pictures are saved to your Seagate Central.

  3. In a web browser, go to: https://access.seagate.com.

  4. Enter the email address and password you chose for Remote Access when you set up your Seagate Central. If you have created multiple Remote Access accounts, type in your Remote Access email and password.

  5. If you have forgotten your password, select the Forgot your password option below the sign in fields.

  1. Once you have signed in, your content will show in a folder view as illustrated below.



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  2. Select the private folder (named after your username), or the Public folder, to view the contents of that folder. Your media can be downloaded to your computer and played at your convenience.


  1. For more information on Remote Access through http://access.seagate.com, please see the Seagate Central User Guide.






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