How to View Files on Seagate External Hard Drive Mac?

Posted in  mac | 2022-03-16

How to Use your Seagate External Drive

Simply plug in the power, plug in the USB cable, and the drive should appear in My Computer/This PC and Windows Explorer /File Explorer. For Mac, you will need to reformat the drive prior to using it because it will be readonly on a Mac, which means you will be unable to copy or move data to the drive.

Why Can't I See my Files on my Seagate External Hard Drive Mac?

Solution 1: Make sure your external hard drive is mounted in Disk Utility. If the external hard drive not showing up in Disk Utility or is not properly mounted then you will not be able to see it in Finder and you wont be able to see the files on your external hard drive at all.

Why Can't I See my Files on my Seagate External Hard Drive?

Click View. In view tab, check " show hidden files, folders, and drives" and uncheck "Hide protected operating system files Recommended". Then check whether our files/folders are there. After that, you can get into the Seagate external hard drive and see whether the files are showing there.

How do I Find my Seagate External Hard Drive on Mac?

Step 1: Click Finder, tap on Finder in the topleft menu bar and choose Preferences.
Step 2: Under the Sidebar tab, select "External disks" under "Locations", and then your Seagate external hard drive will show up in Finder.

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