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Seagate Media App - Android 
Seagate Media App - Android 

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Sorting, Viewing, and Filtering Content

The media app gives you options for sorting, viewing, and filtering your content in a media library window.

View content on your storage device

View folders and files stored on your device.

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu ().
  2. In the Folders, tap on the storage device.
  3. To filter the type of media displayed, tap the Dropdown Arrow icon ( ) in the navigation bar, and then select the type of content you want to view:
    • All
    • Videos
    • Photos
    • Music
    • Documents

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Switch between list/thumbnail views

Files can be displayed in a list or with tiled thumbnails.

  1. In the navigation bar, tap the following icons to toggle your view:
  • : Thumbnails
  • : List

 At times these options may appear in the More menu () in the navigation bar.

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Sort content

Choose the criteria by which files are sorted on the screen.

  1. Tap the More icon (), and then choose Sort by.
  2. Select your sort criteria:
    • Title
    • Date
    • Size
    • Type

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Filter content by media type

Filter the content you see by media type.

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu ().
  2. In Media Libraries, select one of the following: Moments, Videos, Photos, Music or Documents.
  3. Additional filter options are available depending on which library is being viewed. Tap the Dropdown Arrow icon ( ) in the navigation bar:
    • Videos: Albums, Genres, Years, Home Videos
    • Photos: Albums, Date Taken, Slideshows
    • Music: Albums, Artists, Genres and Playlists

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Filter to view recent content

Filter the content to view recently added files.

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu (), and then choose Recent.
  2. To filter the type of recent content displayed, tap the Dropdown Arrow icon ( ) in the navigation bar, and then select the type of recent content you want to view:
    • Videos
    • Photos
    • Music
    • Documents

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Filter using selected criteria

Filter and sort content using criteria you've selected.

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu (), and then choose one of the following media libraries: Moments, Videos, Photos, Music or Documents.
  2. Tap on the More icon () in the navigation bar, and then choose Filter.
  3. Tap on a metadata category. The categories vary depending on the type of content you're viewing:
    • Moments: Camera Make, Camera Model, Creation Date, Extension, Type
    • Videos: Camera Make, Camera Model, Creation Date, Extension, Genre, Season, Year
    • Photos: Camera Make, Camera Model, Creation Date, Extension, F-stop, Focal Length, Year
    • Music: Artist, Extension, Genre, Year
    • Documents: Creation Date, Extension, Keywords, Modification Date
  4. Tap to select filter criteria, and then tap the Confirm icon () in the navigation bar.

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Custom searches

Filter the content by searching files using custom keywords.

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu (), and then choose one of the following media libraries: Moments, Videos, Photos, Music or Documents.
  2. Tap on the Search icon (). (On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Search option.)
  3. Enter a search term, and then tap Search.
  4. View the results of your search. Tap on a file open it, or tap Cancel to exit search mode.

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