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Seagate Media App - iOS 
Seagate Media App - iOS 

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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 wireless storage device, it is recommended that you connect it directly to a computer 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

 Note: You can only upload photos and videos on your device's camera roll.
  1. Tap on the 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, tap Media Library, and then tap Camera Roll.
  3. Tap on the Edit icon () in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Edit option.
  4. Tap on the items you want to upload. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    1. To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    2. To select all files in the view, tap Select Items on the top left and tap Select All. To remove all selections, tap Deselect All.
  5. Tap Actions in the navigation bar.
  6. Tap Upload.
 Note: Uploaded files can be viewed within media libraries or the device's folder. To view the folder, go to Libraries and Folders () and tap on Product (Product is the name of your storage device, e.g. 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. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu () in the navigation bar. Choose a library (for example, Videos or Photos).
  2. Tap on the Edit icon () in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Edit option.
  3. Tap on the items you want to download to your mobile device. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    1. To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    2. To select all files in the view, tap Select Items on the top left and tap Select All. To remove all selections, tap Deselect All.
  4. Tap Actions in the navigation bar.
  5. Tap Download.

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Sharing Content

  1. Tap on the Libraries and Folders content menu () on the far left. Choose a library (for example, Videos or Photos).
  2. Tap on the Edit icon () in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Edit option.
  3. Tap the items you want to share. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    1. To deselect a single item, tap on it.
    2. To select all files in the view, tap Select Items on the top left and tap Select All. To remove all selections, tap Deselect All.
  4. Tap Actions in the navigation bar.
  5. Tap the Share icon.
  6. (Optional) Download the file before it can be shared.
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The media app displays a notification when the file is ready for sharing. Tap the Share File notification to share the file.

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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 Libraries and Folders () on the far left corner. Choose your library (e.g. Videos or Photos) from the selection drawer on the left.
  2. Tap on the Edit icon () in the navigation bar. On devices with smaller screens, you may have to tap the More icon () to see the Edit option.
  3. Tap the items you want to transfer.  A check mark appears on each item that you select.
  4. Tap Actions and choose Download or Upload.
  5. While downloads/uploads are in progress, tap the Notifications icon ().
  6. Tap Downloads or Uploads. The Tasks screen displays your transfer activities with a progress bar.

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iOS share extension

The latest version of iOS supports sharing files between apps. The instructions below provide the steps to enable the Seagate Media app for iOS Photos. You can use the instructions for other apps that can share files with Seagate Media.

  1. Launch the Photos app on your iOS device and locate the photos you want to upload.
  2. Tap Select at the top right of the screen and select the photos you want to upload.
  3. Click the Share icon at the top left of your screen and then select Seagate Media. If you do not see Seagate Media on the list of apps, tap More and enable Seagate Media by tapping its slider.
      Note: The storage device must be connected to your iOS device to view Seagate Media on the list of apps.
  4. Tap Choose a Different Folder and select the folder for the content. You can also create a new folder for the content.
  5. Tap Save on the top right.

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