Seagate Innov8 User Manual
Seagate Innov8 

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Welcome to the user manual for Seagate Innov8, a leading-edge hard drive that combines bold aluminum design with Seagate's groundbreaking technology. Innov8 is the first battery-powered hard drive with vast capacity and impressive performance. Connect Innov8 to your USB-C-compatible computer for fast transfers of all your data.

Review this user manual for instructions on how to manage your Innov8. If you are having trouble, consult the Frequently asked questions section to help resolve common issues.

For advanced troubleshooting or to report a problem with your Seagate device, contact Seagate customer support.

Box content

  • Seagate Innov8
  • USB-C cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Software: Lyve and Seagate Dashboard
  Important info: Save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging.

Minimum system requirements

You can connect your Innov8 to a computer that meets the following minimum requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Hardware requirements

Connect your Innov8 to a computer with a USB-C port. This device has not been tested for use with USB 2.0/3.0 Type A ports.

  Important info regarding USB-C cables: Third-party USB-C cables can be faulty or defective due to improper materials and/or construction. Only use the USB-C cable included with your Innov8. Using third-party USB-C cables or, USB-C to USB Type A cables of any kind voids your warranty.