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Enjoying Your Media

You can view your media library using the media app or a web browser. The media app is highly recommended when using a tablet or a smartphone.

 Tip for web access: To access your media library using a browser, connect to your storage device and type the address www.productname.com, substituting the name of your storage device. Examples: www.laciefuel.com and www.seagatewireless.com.

Play Videos

Watch a video

  1. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the videos on your storage device. If you do not see the video you want to watch on the Start Page, tap on the arrow next to Videos to view the entire library.
  2. Tap on the video you want to play.
 Tip: If the video has an exclamation mark, it might not be compatible with your mobile device. Visit technical support for information on third-party players.

Watch multiple videos back-to-back

  1. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the videos on your storage device. If you do not see the videos you want to watch on the Start Page, tap on the arrow next to Videos to view the entire library.
  2. Enable the app bar to select multiple videos. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  3. Tap on the videos you want to play. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  4. Tap Actions on the lower left corner and tap Play.

Video player

Enable the playback controls by tapping on a video while it is playing. Controls include: return to last video; stop; pause/play; skip to next video; random play (interconnected arrows); and continuous play (circular arrows).

Tap on the back arrow on the upper left to exit video playback.

View Photos

View a single photo

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Photos. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the photos on your storage device. If you do not see the photo you want to watch, tap on the arrow next to Photos to view the entire library.
  2. Tap on the photo you want to view. To see it in full screen, tap on the photo and then tap Fill. In addition to Fill, you can choose Fit and Native.

Watch a slideshow

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Photos. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the photos on your storage device. If you do not see the photo you want to watch, tap on the arrow next to Photos to view the entire library.
  2. Enable the app bar to select multiple photos. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  3. Tap on the photos you want to view. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  4. Tap Actions on the lower left corner and tap Play.
  5. To review options for your slideshow, tap on a photo and tap Slideshow on the upper right.
  6. Select any of these slideshow options: Transitions, Slide Timing, Loop, and Shuffle.
  7. Tap Start to continue the slideshow with the new settings.
  8. To exit the slideshow, tap on a photo and tap the back arrow on the upper left.

Create and save a slideshow

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Photos. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the photos on your storage device.
  2. Tap Photos to view the photo library.
  3. Enable the app bar to select multiple photos. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  4. Tap on the photos you want for a new slideshow or to add to an existing slideshow.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  5. Tap Actions and choose Add to playlist.
  6. Choose one of the following:
    • Create a new slideshow: Tap New Playlist on the lower left corner. Enter a name for the slideshow and tap on the check mark.
    • Add photos to an existing slideshow. Add the photos by tapping on the existing slideshow.

You can view your saved slideshows at any time. Go to the Photos library and tap on the Playlists folder. Tap on the slideshow you want to view and tap the play icon.

Listen to Music

Play a song

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Music. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the music on your storage device. If you do not see the track you want to listen to, tap on the arrow next to Music to view the entire library.
  2. Tap on the music track you want to hear.

Tap on the screen to reveal the playback controls: go back to the last track; stop; pause/play; go to the next track; random play (interconnected arrows); and continuous play (circular arrows).

To exit the music playback window, tap on the back arrow on the top left. Unless you choose to stop the music track, it will continue to play even when the playback window is not visible. You can recover the music playback window by enabling the app bar (starting at the top of the screen, swipe your finger down).

Play multiple music tracks back-to-back

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Music. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the music on your storage device. If you do not see the songs you want to hear, tap on the arrow next to Music to view the entire library.
  2. Enable the app bar to select multiple tracks. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  3. Tap on the music tracks you want to play. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  4. Tap Actions on the lower left corner and tap Play.

Create a music playlist

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Music. Tap on Music to view the entire library.
  2. Enable the app bar to select multiple tracks. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  3. Tap on the music tracks you want to add to the playlist. A check mark appears on the selected tracks. Tracks are added to the slideshow in the order of selection.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  4. Tap Actions on the upper right and choose Add to playlist.
  5. Choose from the following:
    • Create a new playlist. Tap New Playlist on the lower left and enter a name. Tap Confirm.
    • Add to an existing playlist. Add the music by tapping on the existing slideshow.

You can listen to your saved playlists at any time. Go to the Music library and tap on the Playlists folder. Tap on the playlist you want to hear and tap the play icon.

Viewing Documents

View a document

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to Documents. The Start Page shows you a small preview of the documents on your storage device. If you do not see the document you want to view, tap on the arrow next to Documents to view the entire library.
  2. Tap on the document you want to view.
  3. Choose the app to use with the document.

Rename a document

  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to On Product. Product is the name of your storage device (e.g. On LaCie Fuel or On Seagate Wireless). If the folder you want to view is not displayed on the Start Page, tap on the arrow next to the product name to reveal all the contents on the device.
  2. Browse for the document you want to rename.
  3. Enable the app bar to select a document. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  4. Tap on the document. A check mark appears on the item that you select.
     Note: The rename option is not available if more than one item is selected.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it.
  5. Tap Actions on the lower left corner and tap Rename.
  6. Type the new name and tap Confirm.

Manage multiple documents

You can:

  • Copy documents to another folder
  • Delete documents from the storage device
     Note: Deleting documents will permanently remove them from the storage device.
  • Download documents to your mobile device
  • Move documents to another folder
  1. On the Start Page, swipe your finger from right to left to navigate to On Product. Product is the name of your storage device (e.g. On LaCie Fuel or On Seagate Wireless Plus). Tap on the arrow next to the product name and navigate to the folder with the items you want to manage.
  2. Enable the app bar to select one or more items. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  3. Tap on the items you want to manage. A check mark appears on each item that you select.
    • To deselect a single item, tap on it. To deselect all files, tap Deselect All on the bottom left corner.
    • To select all files in the view, tap Select All on the bottom left corner.
  4. Tap Actions on the lower left corner and tap the preferred option.
  5. Copy and Move: tap the back arrow on the upper left and navigate to the folder that you want to place the selected items. Tap Confirm on the lower left. Note: Move will remove the items from the original folder and place them in the destination folder.

Review Recently Viewed Items

The Start Page shows you a small preview of recently viewed items. To review the last 20 items for each media library (Videos, Photos, Music, and Documents):

  1. Tap on the arrow next to Recent.
  2. By default, you can see Recent Videos. Tap on the video you want play.
  3. To choose another library, enable the app bar. From the top of the screen, swipe your finger down.
  4. Tap Show All on the bottom right corner and tap on the library you want to view.