Seagate Media App - Android Seagate Media App - Android
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Customizing Your Storage Device

The media app provides two levels for customizing your storage device: More and Settings. You can review and change options to suit your needs.

 Note: Your storage device might not support all features listed below.


The More icon () is available on the top right of the app's screen. Tap on it see the menu.

  • Refresh: Refresh the page.
  • Select item: Select one or more items in a library or folder.
  • Search: Search for items in your media library.
  • Sort by: Order items by title, date, size or type.
  • Filter: Order items according to the type of library. For example, order by camera make or model for photos and videos.
  • List/Thumbnail: Switch between thumbnail or list views.
  • Settings: See the section below for details.
  • Info: See the percentage of battery charge. Tap on Advanced for important network details: Network Name; MAC Address; IP Address; Wi-Fi Channel; and, Security.
  • Help: Tap on Help for tips on how to use your wireless storage.
 Note: Certain options may not be available in all views. For example, the More menu has fewer options on the Home page.

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 Note: Your storage device might not support all of these features.

Settings is available in the More menu. Tap it to see the Settings menu.

  • Application Settings: See the version of the app, change the language, and, clear the storage device's cache.
  • Server Settings: Change the name of the storage device and enable password protection for your storage device. Enable and disable Stream and Download; shut down and restart the storage device, and reset the storage device to factory default.
  • Auto Upload: Turn on and off; customize how you back up photos and videos to your storage device.
  • Remote access: Set up your mobile device to remotely access content on your compatible network attached storage. To successfully access content remotely, you must create a remote access account on your network attached storage device.
  • Power Settings: Conserve battery life by enabling ECO mode. See the Help section Conserving Battery Life.
  • Cloud Storage: This option will only appear when your storage device is connected to a Wi-Fi network with access to the Internet. You can use this option to sync files with your Dropbox or Google Drive accounts. Your cloud storage login and password are required to link the storage device to the account.
     Note: Google Drive is not available on all storage devices.
  • About: Review versions of the media app and your storage device. You can also review capacity and if applicable, other connected devices.
  • About (Advanced): Review the network settings for your storage and mobile devices.
    • Database cache (improves browsing speed when enabled)
    • Download and play (improves battery performance when enabled)
    • Prefetch (improves scrolling performance when enabled)
    • Check the status of a firewall
    • Reset the device to factory default
  • Report a problem: Send an email to report a problem with the media app.

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