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Seagate Media App - Android 
Seagate Media App - Android 

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Uploading, Downloading, and Sharing Files

When you upload a file to your wireless storage device or network-attached storage device, it is placed in one of the libraries according to its type: Videos, Photos, Music, or Documents. After you download a file from the storage device to your mobile device, it is managed by the operating system. When you share files, you share your files with your mobile device's apps.

 Note: If you are transferring a large amount of content to your network attached storage device, it is recommended that you connect your computer to the router, rather than using a wireless connection.

To learn how to copy content to your storage device using a computer, review the storage device's user manual.

Upload content from your mobile device to your storage device

  1. From the home page, tap on Libraries and Folders content menu () in the navigation bar. Choose your mobile device.
  2. Tap on the folder with the contents you want to upload. For example, Pictures.
  3. Tap on the Select Item icon ( ) in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Select items option.
  4. Tap the items you want to upload to your mobile storage device. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    • To select all files in the view, tap on Select items on the top left and Select All. To undo Select All, tap on Select items and Deselect All.
  5. Tap the Upload icon in the navigation bar.
 Note: Uploaded files can be viewed within media libraries or the device's folder. To view the folder, go to Files and Folders () and tap on Product (Product is the name of your storage device, for example, LaCie Fuel or Seagate Wireless). Tap on the device folder, for example, Tablet. Browse the sub-folders to view the uploaded files.

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Download content from your storage device to your mobile device

  1. From the home page, tap on Libraries and Folders content menu () in the navigation bar. Choose a library (for example, Videos or Photos).
  2. Tap on the Select Item icon ( ) in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Select items option.
  3. Tap the items you want to download to your mobile device. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    • To select all files in the view, tap on Select items on the top left and Select All. To undo Select All, tap on Select items and Deselect All.
  4. Tap on the Download icon ( ) in the navigation bar.

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Sharing content

You can share files and share links.

  1. From the home page, tap on Libraries and Folders content menu () in the navigation bar. Choose a library (for example, Videos or Photos).
  2. Tap on the Select Item icon ( ) in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon ( to see the Select items option.
  3. Tap the items you want to share. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    • To select all files in the view, tap on Select items on the top left and Select All. To undo Select All, tap on Select items and Deselect All.
  4. Tap the Share icon ().
  5. Tap Share files or Share links:
    1. Share files. Select the target app to share your content. You might be asked to download the file before you share it. After the files have been downloaded, tap Notifications () and then tap the Share icon. Select the target app to share your content.
    2. Share links. Select the target app to share your content.

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Monitoring file transfers

You can monitor the progress of files that are uploading and downloading in the Tasks screen.

  1. From the home page, tap on Libraries and Folders content menu () in the navigation bar. Choose a library (for example, Videos or Photos).
  2. Tap on the Select Item icon () in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Select items option.
  3. Tap the items you want to transfer. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
  4. Tap the Download icon ( ) or Upload icon.
  5. Tap the Notifications icon ().
  6. Tap Uploads or Downloads in progress. The Tasks screen displays with a progress of your transfer activities.

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