Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive For Mac 4TB Setup

Portable Drive For Mac 4TB Setup

Seagate Backup Plus is a portable hard disk drive that is a combination of surplus and trustworthy performance. This hard drive supports Windows 7 or later and macOS 10.11 or higher Operating Systems. To know more about the Seagate Backup Plus 4TB Portable Drive Setup for Mac, keep reading the instructions below.

Installing Toolkit:

  1. First, connect Seagate hard drive to Mac using the supplied USB cable.
  2. Next, verify whether you have a stable Internet connection on Mac.
  3. Open Finder and double-click the Backup Plus drive below Devices.
  4. Click on Start Here Mac and enter your details on the Registration screen.
  5. Click Register after entering the necessary details.
  6. On the Protect Data screen, click the Download button to download Toolkit.
  7. Open the downloaded file (ZIP) and click the Seagate Toolkit Installer to launch the app.

Creating A Mirror Plan:

  1. Head to the top-right corner of the desktop, click the Spotlight Search icon, and then type ‘toolkit’ in the search field.
  2. Double-click the Toolkit icon in the search result to launch the Toolkit app.
  3. The Seagate Backup Plus portable drive setup using the Toolkit app begins now.
  4. Click on the Main Menu and select Mirror below Activities.
  5. Next, click the Mirror Now button to copy all your files to the storage drive.
  6. Using Custom Setup, you can choose the location of the mirror folder on Mac.
  7. The folder should be named Mirror so that it can sync with Mac.
  8. Avoid changing the folder names on Mac.
  9. Now, Mac will back up all the files regularly to the Mirror folder automatically.

Manual Formatting:

  1. On Mac, open Finder and click on Applications from the left-side panel.
  2. Double-click Utilities followed by Disk Utility.
  3. Choose Seagate drive from the left-side panel and click Erase.
  4. Enter a name for the drive and choose the OS X Extended (Journaled) option from the Format drop-down menu.
  5. Choose GUID Partition Map from the Scheme pull-down menu and click the Erase button.
  6. Now,Seagate Backup Plus 4TB portable Drive Setup will be formatted by the Disk Utility.
  7. Finally, click Done to complete the setup.