What is slim for Mac?

What is slim for Mac?

The Slim for Mac will work with Time Machine and will back up devices (iPad, iPhone) through Time Machine. Slim for Mac can be set up to be dual platform with download from Seagate site. The Slim for Windows will provide auto backup also, but is not dual platform.

How do I use Seagate Slim on Mac?

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 read-only on a Mac, which means you will be unable to copy or move data to the drive.

Does Seagate Backup Plus Slim work with Mac?

Backup Plus Slim for Mac makes it easy to store and access 1TB of content on the go, and yes—it works with Windows computers too!

Does Seagate external hard drive work with Mac?

Newer Seagate and LaCie branded external drives come preformatted with the exFAT file system, which allows it to be used on both Mac and Windows without reformatting the drive.

How do I backup my Mac with Seagate?

How to Back Up With Time Machine

  1. Plug in your Backup Plus to your system.
  2. Open Time Machine from your Menu Bar (or from System Preferences).
  3. Choose Select Backup Disk.
  4. Select Seagate Backup Plus Drive (or the external drive as shown) connected to your Mac, and choose Use for Backup.

How do I use Seagate Backup Plus for Mac with Windows?


  1. Connect the Seagate external “for Mac” drive to the Windows computer.
  2. Download the file HFS4WIN.exe to your Windows computer.
  3. Double-click on the HFS4WIN.exe file to start the installation.
  4. Follow the installation Wizard to complete the install.
  5. Reboot the computer.

How do I backup my Macbook Pro to Seagate Slim?

Why does Seagate not working on Mac?

The Seagate external hard drive beeping and not recognized on Mac could be resulted from a damaged cable or the cable not supplying enough power. Try using another cable, an external power source, or a self-powered USB hub to connect your Seagate drive with Mac. Also, try different ports on the Mac.

How do I backup my MacBook Pro to Seagate Slim?