How to Move Videos, Music, and Files to Your Wireless Plus


How to Copy Data to the Drive Wirelessly Using a Mac:

How to Copy Data to the Drive Wirelessly Using  Windows:

How to Copy Data to the Drive via USB Using a Mac:

How to Copy Data to the Drive via USB Using Windows:

How to Copy Data to the Drive Wirelessly Using a Mac:

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Please follow this procedure to load content wirelessly onto your Wireless Plus device in MacOS using SAMBA. The device must be connected to your computer via Wi-Fi before proceeding:

  1. Power on the Wireless Plus device.
  2. Open your wireless access menu in the right hand side of the Apple bar. If you can't see the signal, make sure you don't also have a wired connection going from your computer to your router and that your computer is Wi-Fi enabled.


     
  3. Select the Wireless Plus drive and enter a password if you have previously set one up.
  4. Select Go, then Connect to Server.


     
  5. Type in cifs://172.25.0.1


     
  6. Select Guest and press Connect.



    Once the connection is complete, the Wireless Plus mounts as a share named Public-01.
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  8. To make the drive show up on the desktop as pictured above, click on Finder and then on Preferences.  Under the General tab, put a check mark next to Connected Servers.
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  10. Drag and drop your media files to the drive.

Please note that transferring large files or many files wirelessly may result in low performance. If you are moving large files or many files to the Wireless Plus, Seagate recommends you connect the drive directly to your computer using the USB cable.

Also, the Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite drive will have to create an index of the files on the drive in order to display them properly. It may take a few hours to build the entire index, depending on how much data you added to the drive. The drive will not be able to begin indexing until it is disconnected from the computer and powered on.

How to Copy Data to the Drive Wirelessly Using  Windows:

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Please follow this procedure to load content wirelessly onto your Wireless Plus device in Windows using SAMBA. The device must be connected to your computer via WiFi before proceeding:

  1. Power on the Wireless Plus device.
  2. Locate the Wireless Plus device in your wireless access menu.


     
  3. Select the Wireless Plus device and enter a password if you have set one up.
  4. Double-click on (My) Computer.
    (Windows 8: Press the Windows key () + D, then select File Explorer (.)
  5. Select Map Network Drive.


     
  6. In the Folder fieldtype:
    \\172.25.0.1\Public. You can also change the default drive letter to a letter of your choice, as long as that letter is not already taken by a different device.



    The drive is now listed in (My) Computer and Windows/File Explorer:


     
  7. Drag and drop or copy and paste your media files to the drive.

Please note that transferring large files or many files wirelessly may result in low performance. If you are moving large files or many files to the drive, Seagate recommends you connect to the computer using the USB cable instead.


How to Copy Data to the Drive via USB Using a Mac: 

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Please follow this procedure to load content onto your Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite device via the USB connection in MacOS:

  1. Connect the included USB adapter and cable to the Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite drive.
  2. Connect the USB cable to the computer.
  3. Open the Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite icon that appears on the desktop.


     
  4. Double-click on the Seagate folder to open it.
  5. Double-click on the Mac Installer.dmg file on the drive and follow the prompts.
  6. This will install a little driver on your computer called the Paragon Driver. This will allow you to copy files to the drive from your Mac even though the drive remains formatted in a Windows format.
  7. Once installed, the Paragon Driver will require a reboot of your computer.
  8. After the reboot, the drive should mount as normal on the desktop.
  9. Copy and Paste files or Drag and Drop them over to the drive.
How to Copy Data to the Drive via USB Using Windows:

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Please follow this procedure to load content onto your Seagate Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite device via the USB connection in Windows:

  1. Connect the included USB adapter and cable to the Seagate Wireless Plus or GoFlex Satellite device.
  2. Connect the USB cable to the computer.
  3. Double-click on (My) Computer.
    (Windows 8: Press the Windows key + D, then select File Explorer)
  4. Locate the Wireless Plus or Satellite drive.


     
  5. Drag and drop or copy and paste your media files to the drive.




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