Expansion Desktop


Simple Add-On Storage

The Seagate Expansion™ External hard drive by Seagate offers an easy-to-use solution when you need to instantly add data storage to your computer.

  • Drag and drop file saving right out of the box
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
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The Easy-to-Use Storage Solution.

The Expansion external hard drive installs easily by plugging in two cords. You can start saving your digital files to this hard drive within seconds of removing it from the box.

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Instantly Adds Storage Capacity.

Digital photos, video and music files can tax your computer’s storage, causing performance to decline as its internal hard drive fills to capacity.

1Photos based on a 10 megapixel camera producing images 5MB in size
2Songs based on average length of 4 minutes, 4MB size
3HD video based on 720p or 1080i video
4Blu-ray HD Movie was calculated at 16.2GB per hour recording rate

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Installs in Seconds.

Seagate Expansion® external hard drive features like these make it easy to start using this drive within seconds of removing it from the box:

  • Simply plug in the included power supply and USB cable
  • The hard drive is automatically recognized by Windows operating system—no software to install and nothing to configure
  • Drag and drop to save files to the Expansion external hard drive
  • Built-in power management automatically ensures energy-efficient operation


Rescue Data Recovery Services

Most Seagate drives now include Rescue Data Recovery Services matching the duration of your warranty—helping you defend against power outages, natural disasters, user error, viruses, and more. With an industry-leading 95% success rate against unexpected data loss and access to world-class data recovery experts, you can focus on what’s important and rest easy knowing your files are safer. Not available in all countries.

What's Included

  • Expansion Desktop
  • 18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable
  • 18W power adapter
  • Quick start guide
  • Seagate backup software
  • Rescue Data Recovery Services


Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity
Expansion desktop hard drive 4TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 5TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 6TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 8TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 10TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 12TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 14TB

1-year limited warranty

Expansion desktop hard drive 16TB

1-year limited warranty