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Your Backup Plus Desktop is compatible with computers that feature a USB port.
Attach one end of the included power cable to Backup Plus Desktop and the other end to a working power outlet. The LED turns on when the device receives power.
Power adapters can vary by region. Therefore, make certain to only use the power cable included with your Seagate Backup Plus Desktop. Attaching third-party or other Seagate power cables with incorrect voltage can damage Backup Plus Desktop.
Attach the USB Micro-B end of the included USB cable to Backup Plus Desktop.
Attach the USB Type A end of the included USB cable to a compatible port on your computer.
Register your Seagate Backup Plus Desktop to receive the latest news regarding your device. You can register your device and install Seagate software in a few simple steps.
Software included with your Backup Plus Desktop:
If you have questions regarding setup or would like to learn more about your hard drive, visit Seagate Backup Plus Desktop support.
Seagate Backup Plus Desktop is formatted for Windows using NTFS. Mac OS X can read hard drives formatted as NTFS but write access is not available without the aid of a special driver. If you want to use Backup Plus Desktop with a Macintosh computer, download and install the Paragon driver. For more information, go to Paragon driver for Mac.