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Updating the Media App and the Storage Device

Update the media app

Updates to the app are managed by the operating system.

 Note: Your device must be connected to the Internet for the operating system to know an update is available.
  • Windows 8.1: Seagate Media is updated automatically.

Review the current version of the media app

  1. Starting from the right edge of the screen, enable the charms bar by swiping your finger from right to left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About and check Seagate Media version.
  4. Go to the Windows Store and see if a newer version of the the media app is available.

Update the storage device

The media app automatically checks for firmware updates when the storage device is connected to the Internet. If an update is found, Seagate Media downloads it in the background and prompts you to restart the storage device. The firmware update is installed upon restart.

Review the current version of the storage device's firmware

  1. Starting from the right edge of the screen, enable the charms bar by swiping your finger from right to left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About and check Firmware version.
  4. For information on firmware updates, go to technical support and choose your storage device.