The Seagate Backup Plus for Mac portable hard drive simplifies backups when you want to protect your entire digital life locally or on social networks. The drive is formatted for Mac out of the box, making it compatible with Time Machine software to provide the simplest and most efficient way to back up locally.
Protect your content on social networks
With the Save feature, you can back up your own content from favourite social networks. Capture a photo on your iPhone, post it on a social networking site and then let the Seagate Dashboard automatically back it up. Even if the file gets accidentally deleted from your iPhone, you'll have another copy waiting.
Easily share with social networks
The Share feature lets you upload multiple files simultaneously to social networks from your computer. Simply select files to upload, choose where to post them and even add comments. Managing your social profile has never been easier.
Compatible with Mac and PC
Install the downloadable HFS+ driver for PC, and use the drive interchangeably between your Mac computers and Windows PCs – without reformatting. Also take advantage of the Seagate Backup Plus design and upgrade from the included USB 3.0 interface to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire 800 with an additionally purchasable adapter.
- Formatted for Mac out of the box
- Save feature backs up your content from favourite social media networks
- Share feature allows you to upload multiple files to social networks at once
- Downloadable HFS+ driver for PC lets you use the drive interchangeably between Macs and PCs without reformatting
- Compatible with Time Machine
- Ultra-fast USB 3.0 transfer rate
Did you notice?Share and Save features make it a snap to post and back up your content on favourite social media networks.
Apple Recommends ForEasily back up files from your Mac wherever you go.
What's in the Box?
- Seagate Backup Plus Portable External Hard Drive
- Seagate Dashboard pre-loaded on the drive
- Quick start guide
- USB 3.0 adapter with 18 in./45.7 cm cable
- Other Features: Time Machine Compatible
- Connections: USB 3.0
- Power Source: Bus Powered
- Height: 15.2 mm/0.6 in.
- Width: 124.5 mm/4.9 in.
- Weight: 198.45 g
- Length: 81.3 mm/3.2 in.
- OS X 10.6 or later
- Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (SP3)
- Mfr. Part Number: STBW1000102
- UPC or EAN No.: 7636490044410
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How much speed does using the Thunderbolt adapter add? Is it noticeable? Does the drive come with this adapter?
- Asked by Scott W B from Jacksonville
Can more then one device store information on this?
- Asked by Jack C from Gridley
Will this drive work with a MACBOOK PRO that only supports USB 2.0? Can I use the cables that ship with this device if they are USB 3.0 cables?
- Asked by Margaret M from Winter Park
No, Seagate knows that this drive has a problem with USB2 Mac's (older Mac's to them). After finding No, Seagate knows that this drive has a problem with USB2 Mac's (older Mac's to them). After finding the right person in Seagate tech support (and after a replacement drive that has the same problem) they quickly arranged to send me a USB2/Firewire 800 base which fixes the problem. The USB3 base does not function satisfactorily on a Mac USB2 port. …
- Answered by Mark F from Kamloops
Does it have wireless wi fi
- Asked by Angela K from Silver Creek
- Answered by Milton M from Syracuse
Can I use the ordinary USB keys to transfer data
- Asked by Ana Maria G from Dallas
yes but it depends on the size of the usb key and the size of the file your transfering usb keys are yes but it depends on the size of the usb key and the size of the file your transfering usb keys are better as they are cross compatible but harddrives for mac need extra software to be cross compatible …
- Answered by Lewis W