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The media app performs a one–time scan of the content that you copied to your wireless and network-attached storage devices. The scan can take time when the storage device has a good amount of files.
If you recently copied content to your storage device and you do not see your files, you can use the pull to refresh option. When in a specific library (Videos, Photos, Music, Documents), push your finger against the screen and drag it down. A spinner appears indicating that Seagate Media is searching for new files.
You can copy any file to your storage device, however, the device to which you stream your media files can play only the file formats that it supports. The media app does not convert files to other formats. See your mobile device's specifications for a list of supported file types.
If you purchased content from iTunes®, you must authorize your Apple device with iTunes to play the content. To authorize the content, connect your Apple device to your computer and then start iTunes.
Videos purchased from iTunes are DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected. To play these videos from your storage device, you must first sync your Apple device with your iTunes account. When you use the media app to play a video purchased from iTunes, it plays in a Safari browser.
Do not allow Time Machine® to use your storage device for backups. Doing so will reformat the storage device's hard drive.
If you reformatted the storage device by mistake, you can set it back to its original format. Visit your device's support website for further details: Seagate wireless products or LaCie wireless products.
If you have not created a password for your storage device’s Wi-Fi, a media app notification warns you to secure your device.
While attempting to connect to your Personal Cloud, Seagate Media discovered that the Seagate Media Service (SMS) has been turned off. The SMS is a service on your Personal Cloud that catalogs media for playback on Seagate Media. There are many reasons why the SMS may have been disabled. To fix the problem, please follow the steps below:
For instructions how to perform the steps, see the applicable user manual.