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Connecting Mobile and Storage Devices to Wi-Fi Networks

The following instructions describe how to:

  • Connect mobile devices to a wireless storage device
  • Connect a wireless storage device to a Wi-Fi network
 Tip: You can use the media app to connect your mobile devices to compatible network-attached storage devices (NAS). Both the mobile device and the NAS must be connected to the same network.

Connect your mobile device to your wireless storage device

  1. Download the free Seagate Media app from the iOS App Store.
  2. Power on the wireless storage device. The Wi-Fi LED will blink for approximately one minute. Wait for the Wi-Fi LED to turn solid before moving to the next step.
  3. On your mobile device, tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi .
  5. Select the storage device from the list of Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Launch the media app.

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Connect your wireless storage device to a Wi-Fi network

The following instructions assume that you have already connected your mobile device to your wireless storage device.

 Note: The storage device consumes more battery charge when it is connected to the Internet.
  1. Above Media Libraries, click the long icon showing the connection to your wireless storage device.
  2. Make certain that the switch for connection to wireless networks is enabled.
  3. Tap the network you want to join. If security is enabled on the selected Wi-Fi network, enter the password.
  4. Optional. Tap on the checkbox for Connect to this network automatically.
  5. Optional. Tap on the checkbox for Secure this network. This option prevents unauthorized users from accessing the network.
  6. Optional. Tap Join Network. (Note: You may experience a brief interruption in the connection to the wireless storage device.)
  7. Once connected, the Wi-Fi icon changes to reflect access to the Internet.

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