Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 1TB Setup

Portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 1TB

Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 1TB are well-known for their performance and reliability. These drives provide portability and spacious storage. Seagate offers quality tools for customized backup and folder mirroring. For detailed instructions about the setup of the Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac, go through the steps below.

  1. Connect the Seagate Hard Drive to your Mac using the supplied USB cable.
  2. On your Mac, verify that you have a stable Internet connection.
  3. Click to open Finder from the Dock and select Backup Plus below Devices in the left-side panel.
  4. Click on Start Here Mac in the right-side panel.
  5. On the register screen, input your details and click the Register button.
  6. Below Protect your Data, click the Download button to get the Seagate Toolkit App.
  7. After completing the download, open Finder and then the SeagateToolkit.zip file.
  8. Double-click the Seagate Toolkit Installer to launch the app.
  9. Create a mirror folder and sync it with your Hard Drive.
  10. Create customized backups and optimize your drive.
  11. You should format the drive before adding your folders and creating scheduled backups using Time Machine.
  12. Otherwise, the setup for the Seagate Backup Plus portable Drive for Mac USB 3.0 1TB Drive will not be accomplished.

Formatting The Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive:

  1. To begin with, press Command + Space on your keyboard to open the Spotlight search.
  2. Type ‘disk utility’ in the search field and double-click the Disk Utility tab in the search result.
  3. In case you cannot open Disk Utility using the Spotlight search, press the Shift + Command + U shortcut keys to open the Utilities folder and double-click the Disk Utility icon.
  4. Select your Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive from the left-side panel and click the Erase button.
  5. Name your drive and choose OS X Extended (Journaled) from the Format drop-down menu.
  6. Click the Scheme pull-down menu and select GUID Partition Map.
  7. Click the Erase button to begin formatting your drive.
  8. Finally, click Done to complete the Seagate Backup Plus portable for Mac USB 3.0 1TB Drive setup.