SEAGATE BASIC EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE SETUP

SEAGATE BASIC EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE SETUP

With a 5TB capacity Seagate Basic external hard drive, you can store any digital content. You can work at your convenience as it is very small in size and transfers large files at high speed. Before learning the Seagate Basic External Hard Drive Setup procedure, here are some of the key features of the drive that you need to know:

  1. 5TB capacity
  2. Compact design
  3. USB 3.0 connectivity

Unboxing:

  1. Open the Seagate Basic package.
  2. Check all the packaging contents present in it.
  3. Take out the external hard drive from the box.

Connecting the cable:

  1. Plug one end of the provided USB 3.0 cable into your external hard drive.
  2. Now, connect the other end to your computer’s USB port.
  3. On your computer, select File Explorer from the taskbar.
  4. In the left pane, select This PC.
  5. Click Seagate.
  6. The installation process takes place.
  7. Now, complete the on-screen instructions to finish the installation procedure.

Let us now start to download and install the software for your Seagate product.

  1. On your computer, open a web browser.
  2. Visit the official Seagate website.
  3. Navigate to your product’s software and drivers download page.
  4. Select the required software for your Seagate Basic external hard drive. The available software are:
  5. SeaTools
  6. Discwizard

You can now select any one of the available software for your external hard drive.

Click on the Download button next to the software that you want to download.

SeaTools:

It helps to identify the state of your external hard drive.

  1. Start downloading the SeaTools software from the official Seagate website.
  2. Locate and open the Seagate software on your computer.
  3. Try setting up the language and select the drive to test.
  4. Complete the on-screen instructions.
  5. Now, try to update the firmware.

DiscWizard:

To back up your files and protect them from any virus threats, you can use DiscWizard. Here’s how to download the software.

  1. On your computer, open a web browser.
  2. Visit the official Seagate website.
  3. Navigate to your product’s software and drivers download page.
  4. Select the required software for backing up your files, which is DiscWizard.
  5. Click on the Download button next to the software.
  6. Now, the software will be downloaded automatically. You can start the installation process.

The Seagate Basic External Hard Drive Setup is now complete. You are now ready to use the external hard drive and enjoy storing files on it. After storing all the digital contents, you can safely disconnect the drive from your Windows computer.