GoFlex Satellite Firmware Update

This is an update to the firmware used to operate the GoFlex Satellite drive. It makes several improvements over the original version shipped with early units.

Release Notes

This firmware is not suitable for Seagate Wireless Plus.

It makes several improvements to the original firmware version shipped with Satellite, including simultaneous streaming from Satellite and Internet browsing.


See Knowledge Base Article 220011 for a summary of changes as well as details on how to determine the version on your GoFlex Satellite.


  • Step 1

    Fully charge the GoFlex Satellite drive. 

  • Step 2

    Exit the GoFlex Media App on your mobile or tablet device.

  • Step 3

    Connect your GoFlex Satellite to your computer using the USB Adapter.

  • Step 4

    Download the Satellite Firmware to your computer and copy the downloaded file to your GoFlex Satellite. 
    (Do not put it in a folder)

    Note: The filename is satellite_firmware_xf_DVT_1.3.6.001.bin
    Do not rename this file.

  • Step 5

    Safely remove the GoFlex Satellite drive.

    For Windows - use the safely remove hardware icon near the clock in the system tray.

    For MacOS - click the eject icon in the Mac finder.

  • Step 6

    Disconnect the USB cable from the computer.

    Step 7

    Power on the GoFlex Satellite and let it update. 
    This may require two to three minutes. 
    DO NOT ATTEMPT to connect to the Satellite until the Wi-Fi light on the drive stops blinking.

    Once the Wi-Fi light stops blinking, the GoFlex Satellite is ready to use.

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