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Connect your Seagate storage device to your computer and you’re ready to back up your important files and folders. The fastest way to back up is to select items on your computer and copy them to your drive by dragging and dropping. If you want to make sure your data is continuously backed up, you can easily create an automated backup plan.
|Another way to copy to the clipboard|
Hold down the Command key (⌘) and press C.
|Another way to paste files copied to the clipboard|
Hold down the Command key (⌘) and press V.
Time Machine is an automated backup feature built into your Mac. For details, see this Apple support article.