How to disconnect your Wireless Plus from the Internet


To optimize battery life and transfer speeds, you may choose to disconnect your Wireless Plus from the Internet. This article explains.

To optimize battery life and transfer speeds, you may choose to disconnect your Wireless Plus from the Internet so that your mobile device or computer will only connect to the Wireless Plus signal. Please follow this procedure to disconnect from the Internet and keep your computer or mobile device connected to the Wireless Plus device’s signal:

  1. Power on your Wireless Plus and wait for the LED to turn solid blue.
  2. If using a mobile device and if you have not yet done so, download and install the Seagate Media App from your app store.
  3. In the Wi-Fi settings of your mobile device or computer, select your Wireless Plus.
  4. On a mobile device: Launch the Seagate Media App.

    On a computer: Open a browser and type the following into the address bar:
    172.25.0.1
    The browser automatically accesses the Wireless Plus user interface.
  5. Locate the wireless icon , which you can find on it's own if you are using a web browser or the 2.5 version of the Seagate Media app, or inside the triple dot menu if you are using the Seagate Media app version 2.6 or later. Depending on your operating system, the triple dot menu will be located in different areas.
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To disconnect from the internet, tap on the Wireless icon. Slide the option to the left to leave the concurrent connection. It will look like it does in the image below with the web browser or the 2.5 version of the Seagate Media app:



If you are using the 2.6 version of the Seagate Media app or later, it will look similar to the following image instead:

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