How To Setup Seagate Freeagent Goflex Home?

How To Setup Seagate Freeagent Goflex home

Initial Setup:

  1. Turn on the router, and make sure that you can place the router & the Seagate drive together and setup seagate freeagent goflex home.
  2. Unpack the Seagate GoFlex Home and go through the other accessories in the box.
  3. Check if the GoFlex dock is switched off and then connect an Ethernet cable between the GoFlex dock and the router.
  4. Next, connect the power cable to the dock and plug it to an electrical socket.
  5. Attach the bottom of the drive to the GoFlex Home dock by pressing it until a snap sound is heard.
  6. Now, press the power button on the Home dock to turn it on.
  7. If the connection is correct, the LED glows solid green light, and the drive is ready for the software installation.
  8. In case the amber light is flashing, then there is some error with the connection, or the router cannot communicate with the drive.

Software installation:

  1. You get the Seagate GoFlex installation CD with the drive; Insert it in your computer.
  2. But if the welcome screen does not appear, go the CD-drive storage on the computer and open the setup installer file and also setup seagate freeagent goflex home.
  3. When your computer does not have a disc drive, then you can download the Seagate software installer from the official website.
  4. Open the software installer, and the welcome window shows up.
  5. Read and follow the guided instructions in the Setup Wizard window until you complete the installation.
  6. After the installation is done, you have to enter a name for the Seagate GoFlex Home drive considering the given conditions.
  7. In case you cannot create a name, click the Check Availability link to find a name automatically.
  8. The Product Key appears automatically in the window; if it does not appear, then you have to type the product key at the bottom of the GoFlex Home dock.
  9. Finally, select the Next button.
  10. Following that, fill in the necessary fields under Account Information and proceed to create a subscription account.
  11. In the Registration section, choose your country from the drop-down menu and then enter your email address. A Serial Number will be generated for your account.
  12. Now, the Seagate drive ready to use, select the Launch Seagate Dashboard menu to open the Dashboard in the window and finally you can setup seagate freeagent goflex home.