How to turn off the LED light on a Backup Plus drive using Seagate Dashboard 3

How to turn off the LED light on a Backup Plus drive using Seagate Dashboard 3


A quick walk through of how to turn off the LED light on a Seagate Backup Plus drive.
This is a quick walk through of how to turn off the LED light on a Seagate Backup Plus drive.

  1. Be sure the drive is connected directly to the PC using a USB port. 
    Note: When testing a drive, be sure you are plugged into the computer directly and not using a USB Hub or any type of docking station.
  2. Open Seagate Dashboard by double-clicking the Seagate Dashboard icon on the desktop.
    For Mac OS this icon will be in the Applications folder.
    Seagate Dashboard Icon
    If the software is not installed see article 005887 for instructions on installing the software.
  3. On the left of the Seagate Dashboard main screen, click the drive for which you want to adjust the lights.
    Drive detect
  4. Select the Manage tab.
    Manage options
  5. Select the Turn Lights On Pull down and choose Turn Lights Off
    The lights should now be off and will remain off until you toggle them back on by choosing the Turn Lights On option.




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