Wireless Plus - Dropbox Sync


This article explains how to sync to your Dropbox folder with the Seagate Media App.

The Seagate Wireless has the capability to sync all, or some, of your folders that are on Dropbox. 
 
 
To enable this feature your Seagate Wireless Plus must be connected to the internet. To set up a concurrent connection, please view the end of this article.
 
 
Once connected to the internet, follow the steps below to connect the Wireless Plus to a Dropbox account:
 

  1. Open the Seagate Media application on your mobile device or browse to the Seagate Wireless Plus webpage on your desktop computer.
  2. Select Settings.
     Select settings
  3. Select Cloud Storage from the options.
     Cloud Storage
  4. Select Sign in to Dropbox.
     Cloud dropbox
  5. Provide your Dropbox credentials. This is authenticated by Dropbox directly.
     Sign in to dropbox
  6. Allow the Seagate Media application to access your Dropbox account.
     Seagate Wireless Dropbox
  7. You will be taken back to the Seagate Media application and your folders will Synchronize.
    You can turn synchronization off or on for individual folders as desired.
     
    Your Seagate Wireless Plus is now set up to synchronize to Dropbox.
  8. To find the content from your Dropbox you will want to open the content section, then select On the Seagate Wireless, and then it will list your Dropbox folder.
     Seagate Media
     
    On the dropbox
     
    To disconnect Dropbox from the Seagate Wireless Plus you can select Log Out from the Dropbox section of the Cloud Storage options. You will need to confirm whether you wish to keep your files or delete them from the Seagate Wireless.
How to connect the Seagate Wireless Plus concurrently.
  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 WiFi settings, select the Wireless Plus.
  3. Launch the Seagate Media app or launch a web browser and type the following into the address bar:
    172.25.0.1
    Then press Enter.
  4. Click the WiFi icon at the top of the Seagate Media app or browser window.  Depending on your operating system, you might need to get into the Settings menu to see this option.
  5. Select the network you want to join. If security is enabled on the selected WiFi 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 displays 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 WiFi network.
  7. The WiFi 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.




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