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Also included is 200GB cloud storage w/ OneDrive for 2 years
Small drive, large storage for your digital life on your computer and mobile devices
The Seagate Backup Plus portable drive offers the mobility of a portable with the high capacity of a desktop drive. Under a sleek metal design lies 4TB of storage - twice the capacity of comparable 2.5-inch portable drives. This gives you the space to store your movie, music and photo collections—and take them with you wherever you go.
High-speed USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality on your PC without the need of an external power supply. Install the NTFS driver for Mac, and you can use the drive interchangeably between Windows and Mac computers without reformatting.
Via the Seagate Dashboard software, you are provided with tools for local, mobile, cloud and social media backup. Run a one-click backup or schedule an automatic backup plan to protect your files in your Backup Plus portable drive at your convenience. Install the free Seagate Mobile Backup app on an iOS or Android
mobile device to back up all of the pictures and videos from the device to your external drive or the cloud.
The Backup Plus portable drive includes 200GB of cloud storage with OneDrive for 2 years for added protection and on-the-go access for your most important files.1 Back up to the cloud using OneDrive or Seagate Dashboard. Additional cloud connectivity is available for Google Drive and Dropbox, as well as social media backup for your Facebook and Flickr accounts.
For your videos and photos, the Lyve app recognizes your Backup Plus drive as a go-to photo and video repository. Free up your phone's memory by off-loading files to your drive, and you can access them anywhere in a single, organized library with the Lyve mobile and desktop apps.
Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, or Windows 7 or higher operating system
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port (required for USB 3.0 transfer speeds or backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports at USB 2.0 transfer speeds)
Seagate Mobile Backup app system requirements: iOS 7 or higher, Android 2.3 or higher
Lyve software requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher, Android 4.1 or higher
Dimensions & Weight
0.81" x 3.07" x 4.51" (H x W x D)
Seagate Backup Plus portable drive
NTFS driver for Mac
Seagate Dashboard backup software
18-inch (45.72cm) USB 3.0 cable
200GB cloud storage with OneDrive for 2 years (Must activate by June 30, 2017. May not be available in all countries.)
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