How to use the Seagate Drive Settings software included with the GoFlex drives.


Covers the basic functions of the Drive Settings software, including launching the software, running drive diagnostics, and adjusting the drive lights (on or off).

This article provides instructions for using the Seagate Drive Settings software included with the GoFlex drives. The instructions cover the basic functions of the software.

  • Launching the software.
  • Running drive diagnostics
  • Adjusting the drive lights (on or off).

To Launch the application:

  1. Click Go on the Apple Menu (top of the screen).
  2. Choose Applications.
  3. Double click the Seagate Drive Settings icon.

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To run diagnostics:

  1. Connect the GoFlex drive.
  2. Launch the software (see above).
  3. If you have more than one GoFlex drive, select the one you want to test on the My Drives screen.
  4. Click the Drive Test button.

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  5. Click the Test Now button.
  6. The test will run and the results will display on screen.

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To adjust drive lights:

  1. Connect the GoFlex drive.
  2. Launch the software (see above).
  3. If you have more than one GoFlex drive, select the one you want to test on the My Drives screen.
  4. Click the Activity Lights button.

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  5. Click the check box to toggle the lights on (checked) and off (unchecked).

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