The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is an external hard drive that can stream digital media over its built-in Wi-Fi network. It's compatible with the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, and can also be connected to a variety of devices using USB 3.0. To use the GoFlex Satellite with an iPad, download the GoFlex Media app from the iOS App Store and connect to the Satellite's built-in Wi-Fi network. Once connected, you can stream digital media wirelessly to your iPad.
Connecting to the GoFlex Satellite on an iPad
Power on the Seagate GoFlex Satellite external hard drive by pressing the power button on the left hand side of the device.
Download and install the GoFlex Media app from the App Store.
Connect to the GoFlex Satellite's Wi-Fi network on your iPad. You'll have to disconnect from any Wi-Fi networks you're currently connected to. Click the "Settings" icon on your iPad, select "Wi-Fi" and search for the GoFlex Satellite wireless network. Select the GoFlex Satellite Wi-Fi network. If you previously set up a network password, enter it when prompted.
Navigate back to the home screen on your iPad by pressing the "Home" button and launch the GoFlex Media app.
Select the media file you want to stream to your iPad from within the GoFlex Media app.
Things You Will Need
- Seagate GoFlex Satellite
- GoFlex Media app
- You can connect up to three wireless devices at one time using the GoFlex Satellite's built-in Wi-Fi connection.
- Ensure the USB connection is not plugged in before powering on the GoFlex Satellite. You cannot use the USB and Wi-Fi connection at the same time. Be patient as the loading times on the GoFlex Media app can be slow.
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