Seagate - Backup Plus Slim for Mac 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Silver/Black

The Save feature of this 1TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim for Mac STDS1000100 external hard drive allows you to easily back up digital content from your favorite social networks. The slim, metal design makes it simple to transport the hard drive.

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Overview

What's Included


  • 1.5' USB 3.0 cable
  • Owner's manual
  • Seagate Backup Plus Slim for Mac 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2589 out of 2668)

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Features


1TB storage capacity

Provides ample space for your music, movies and other files.

USB 3.0 interface

Backward compatible with USB 2.0 for simple connection to your computer.

Data transfer rates up to 4.8 Gbps via USB 3.0

For quick response when updating files.

Seagate Dashboard

Back up your photos, videos and movies, including those you've shared on Facebook, Flickr and YouTube, so you can easily manage your favorite media wherever you are.

Time Machine compatible

Back up your entire system directly to the drive.

Formatted for Mac

For flexible installation options. Downloadable HFS+ driver for Windows lets you use the hard drive interchangeably between PC and Mac computers for flexible use (installation required).


Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars with 2668 reviews

98%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Would not recommend - expensive and bad quality

    Posted
    Samantha

    I've had this Seagate Plus portable hard drive for Mac for about a year and have thus far had no problems. However, be wary once problems do arise. I first took the drive back to Best Buy to get it diagnosed, however apparently every computer in the Geek Squad department was being used to transfer data. So, the attendant offered to ship the drive to HQ to be assessed for *get ready* $200 processing fee. I wasn't even sure if the drive was the problem at this point. After trying the drive on various other Macs, with a number of other cables, I determined it was the drive that had the issue. After contacting Seagate, I was told that I could return my drive to HQ only to hear that Seagate "may replace your product with a product that was previously used, repaired, and tested to meet Seagate specifications." I'm sorry if I don't want a pre-used drive that was previously returned because of problems.. My brand new drive was supposed to "meet Seagate specifications" and it broke within a year.. Additionally, in order to recover my files, Seagate was going to charge a $50 processing fee *not too bad* ......AND a $550 recovery fee.. *jaw drop*. The problem was a faulty hard drive, and I don't recommend the product because of the terrible warranty (giving you a pre-used drive) and the insane cost to retrieve files when it wasn't even my fault that the drive broke. Thoroughly annoyed and will no longer buy from this brand.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    I'd give zero stars if I could

    Posted
    brittany

    this drive was a backup drive to another backup drive that was malfunctioning. I bought this because it had such a great rating and the customer service is reviewed as top notch. I haven't even owned this drive for 3 months. All of a sudden while opening a file off of the drive, it freezes, freezes my computer and fries itself. It will no longer work. But I can cough up $500 and get the files recovered. Let me assure you that this drive hasn't been ejected improperly, dropped or mistreated in any way. I was informed upon calling customer service that next time I can pay $30 for insurance for up to a year so if this happens it will cover data recovery. Here is an idea, how about make a better quality product and make it so this is not necessary. Since that wasn't offered at the front, I don't see why it should be necessary to pay $500 to get it recovered. But what the heck, it's just money, right?

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Unable to download to it.

    Posted
    Colecreek
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I find the instructions very poor for a non tech person. Read, went up online at Seagate, and have not been able to BACKUP computer AND download to Seagate. Very, Very USER UNFRIENDLY.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy, quick back up for entire computer!

    Posted
    Heather8228
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This is an easy way to back up your entire MAC and quickly. It just backs up your time machine so everything is there! The only complaint is that it doesn't seem to allow you to select WHAT to back up. I bought it to just back up my photos, but it automatically backs up the entire computer through time machine, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It's also slightly difficult to find what you're looking for on the hard drive after the back up. But if you just put what you're looking for in the search box you can usually find it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't work, DONT BUY

    Posted
    MONA
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    The product didn't even work, and now I am out of $65 and a hard drive. This is a waste of time and money and the warranty doesn't even work.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great External Hard Drive

    Posted
    MacComputerUser
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I bought this to use as a backup at the office. It's a great item due to its compact and lightweight size. It's easy to transport for those reasons as well. So if you're looking for an external hard drive that's easy to use, lightweight, and compact consider this one!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good

    Posted
    impeller
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I got it to my mother. We found that the backup coming with Seagate software was not useful. Maybe just we did not how to use it. We decided to use mac's Time Machine only for backup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great backup drive for Mac

    Posted
    Pxm8436
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have been looking for a backup drive for a Mac for a while now. This one seems to work just as expected. Great product

    I would recommend this to a friend





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