How to Disconnect your Wireless Plus from the Internet

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 would connect only 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. In the upper right hand corner, tap on the Wi-fi symbol:
     
  6. Ensure you are not connected to any Wi-Fi network. To disconnect from your Wi-Fi network, tap the Wi-Fi icon.
    Select the right arrow, then tap Disconnect from this network.
  7. If the Wi-Fi symbol within the app displays as below, you have successfully disconnected from the Internet.





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