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Confirm the type of USB port on your computer, then choose the appropriate cable to connect your device.
Use the USB-C to USB-C cable if your computer has a USB-C port. If your computer does not have a USB-C port, use the USB-C to USB-A cable.
The setup process lets you:
|Register your Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD||Get the most from your drive with easy access to information and support.|
|Install Toolkit||Set up Sync Plus plans and more.|
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, open BarraCuda Fast SSD and launch Start Here Win or Start Here Mac.
Enter your information and click Register.
Click the Download button.
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, go to the folder where you receive downloads.
Open the SeagateToolkit.zip file. Click on the Seagate Toolkit Installer to launch the application.
Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD is preformatted exFAT for compatibility with both Windows and Mac computers. If you use the drive with only one type of computer, you can optimize file copy performance by formatting it in the native file system for your operating system. See Optional Formatting and Partitioning for details.
In order to avoid file system corruption, it’s important to unmount Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD’s volumes before disconnecting the interface cable. See Safely Remove Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD From Your Computer for details.