You can use your Seagate Personal Cloud to centralize your media. Copy media to the library and stream its content on devices throughout your home and away from home.
Create and maintain your media library
Music, movies, and photos – you and other household members probably each have media files on multiple devices. You can consolidate your media in one place on your Personal Cloud for sharing and easy maintenance.
Copy your media library to the Public folder on your Personal Cloud. You can easily stream the content on your other devices using the Seagate Media app, which only accesses the Public folder.
Before you copy your media to your Personal Cloud from your computer, Seagate recommends that you connect your computer directly to your router instead of using a Wi-Fi connection. Wi-Fi speeds are not ideal for copying large quantities of files.
|To copy content from your||You need to|
|Computer||Install Seagate Dashboard on your computer, and create a Smart Copy plan that continuously updates your media library on your Personal Cloud.|
|Mobile device||Install Seagate Media on your mobile device from your app store, and set up Auto Upload to automatically back up photos and videos to your Personal Cloud. Configure Auto Upload in the Seagate Media app’s Settings menu.|
|External device||Connect the device to a USB port on your Personal Cloud and use Filebrowser to copy content. For instructions, see Filebrowser. You can also configure regular backups to and from the external device. See Backup Manager for details.|
Stream media content
You can stream your centralized media library from the Public folder on your Personal Cloud throughout your home on a variety of devices and remotely on your mobile devices.
Stream media at home
|To stream content to your||You need to|
1.Install the Seagate Media app on your mobile device.
|Chromecast||1.Configure Chromecast on your TV and Wi-Fi per the manufacturer’s instructions.
2.Install Seagate Media on your mobile device.
3.Tap the cast icon and choose video, photo, or music to start casting.
|DLNA Certified device||
The DLNA service, an industry-wide standard for sharing data over a home network, is turned on by default on your Personal Cloud.
Your DLNA Certified device loads the content it is able to play from your Personal Cloud.
Turn on the iTunes service.
To learn how to copy your iTunes library to your Personal Cloud, visit the Seagate Personal Cloud support page.
|LG TV||1.Turn on your LG TV.
2.Connect your LG TV and your Personal Cloud to the same Wi-Fi network.
|Roku||There are two ways to enjoy content on Roku.
1.Install Roku Media Channel from the Roku app store and connect to your Personal Cloud through the app.
2.Install the Seagate Media app on your mobile device. Connect your Roku device and Personal Cloud to the same Wi-Fi network. Tap the cast icon and choose video, photo, or music to start casting.
|Samsung Smart TV||Install Seagate Media from the Samsung app store and connect to your Personal Cloud through the app.|
Stream media away from home
|To remotely stream content to your||You need to|
|iOS or Android media device||
Install the Seagate media app.
Seagate recommends that you install the Seagate Media app on your mobile device for optimal access and viewing of your media. The Seagate Media app contains a remote access module that allows you to sign in to your Seagate Access account and access your Personal Cloud media library.
Remotely access media content
You can remotely access your centralized media library on your Personal Cloud from your Mac and PC computer.
|To remotely access content on your||You need to|
|Mac and PC computer||1. Install Sdrive, an application that you use to access content on your Personal Cloud.
2. Go to the Personal Cloud support page page and install the Sdrive client on your computer.
3. Restart your computer. The software automatically opens.
4. Sign in with your Seagate Access account credentials.
5. Review the drives associated with your Seagate Access account:
.Windows: Right-click the Sdrive icon in the system tray.
.Mac: Left-click the Sdrive icon in the menu bar.
Backup Blu-ray/DVD to Seagate Personal Cloud for Device Streaming
For people who have invested a lot of money on Blu-ray or DVD disc, you can benefit a lot to backup Blu-ray/DVD to Seagate Personal Cloud:
Make a storage or backup of your precious disc collection if they got damaged or scratched due to frequent usage.
Conveniently access Blu-ray/DVD movies on Seagate Personal Cloud compatible devices such as Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, DLNA certified devices, iTunes, LG TV or Samsung Smart TV, etc.
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