Seagate - Personal Cloud 4TB External Hard Drive (NAS) - Black

Stream, share and manage your data at home or on the go with this Seagate Personal Cloud STCR4000101 external USB hard drive, which features Ethernet connectivity for simple wireless access. The 4TB capacity provides generous storage space.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Owner's manual
  • Personal Cloud 4TB External Hard Drive (NAS)
  • Power supply, Ethernet cable

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
82% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (182 out of 224)

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Features


4TB storage capacity

Provides plenty of space for music, movies, games, photos and other digital data.

USB and Ethernet interfaces

Allow flexible connectivity.

Personal Cloud

Makes it easy to share, stream and organized your files at home or on the go.

Secure file sharing

Allows you to invite family and friends to access data via private e-mails.

Data backup

Helps protect data stored on your PC or Mac or compatible smartphone or tablet and transfer files stored in a variety of Cloud services, including Dropbox, Google Drive, Baidu and Box.

Wireless streaming

Lets you send media to devices with an Android, Apple® iOS, Kindle Fire or Windows 8 operating system, as well as a Samsung or LG smart TV, Roku player, Chromecast, AirPlay, Apple TV or other DLNA-capable device.

Remote access

Enables you to enjoy your media while you're out and about via the Seagate Media app (download required).

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Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews

82%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent cloud drive

    Posted
    Dennisa95
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    This cloud drive is a lot better than the WD MyCloud that originally had. This one stays up no complicated setup no constant reboots like I had with the WD drive

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not a Good Backup Solution

    Posted
    Alan59
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This works well as a network drive, but I haven't had much luck using the Seagate backup software. I bought this over a month ago specifically to replace a network back-up drive. I've been successful at backing up a Mac using Time Machine, but thus far, have not had a successful back-up of the Windows 7 PC using the Seagate Dashboard. First I found that, if the backup isn't complete, it starts over from the beginning after reboot. Then I tried leaving my computer on for days (over a week) only to have it reach about 50% then lose connectivity with the drive and have to start over. It is painfully slow over wireless, but should be robust enough to resume after interruption.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great device. for a first NAS purchase

    Posted
    jamman89
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have been researching NAS devices for a while and stumbled across this. since it is the latest from seagate i figured why not give it a try! i have had this a little over 2-3 months and i have ultimately put it in place and haven't touched it since. it has been very reliable and has met my expectations. i have been able to use the built-in app (S-Drive) to access my files from anywhere. i also use a VPN to my house to stream movies. i actually have a decent internet connection at home and after a little bit of buffering, movies stream without issue. the main thing i use this for is to also backup my MacBook Pro. i connect to my VPN from work and just let it do its thing. that way i've always got the most up to date backup. the next thing would be the iOS picture backup with the seagate app. its a little flakey on the iOS app, but it eventually gets the job done, and my pictures as well as my wife are both backed up. I then backup specific files on the seagate drive, from its built in backup feature, to a PC running carbonite which then backs up those files to the cloud. overall great device. very reliable, and does what it needs to do.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    all in one

    Posted
    hanio

    very convenient to be able to back up everything from any apple or windows device. cost a little more then previous models and the competitors but is completely worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Software has limited function

    Posted
    MikeT
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I installed the device and the included seagate software but could not figure out how to use it for remote access. The Western Digital MyCloud was much easier to install and has a more robust app for access by remote Windows and Android devices.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes personal backup easy

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

    I set this up in about 15 minutes. Within my household network it is easy to access and check status from any computer. I am the administrator, it seems a little slow on remote access and the remote access set up is somewhat difficult to follow. I know that is to avoid problems with non-static IPs but the directions are not as good as they might be. I flow chart to give a visual would help. But for the price, much cheaper than monthly fees to cloud services.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    After 1.5 years still going strong and supported

    Posted
    Dman
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I've had this cloud drive for about a year and a half and this drive has been flawless for me. The only reason I'm writing this review now is I noticed it recently had another firmware update and it made me appreciate the fact that it's still supported and upgraded as well as the Plex app that is installed on it. I keep it on the LAN only and don't use the internet functions and I also have another 4 tb cloud drive that is a carbon copy of the Seagate for backup. It's been on 24/7 since I owned it have transferred many TB's of data and never had a hiccup. It may not be the fastest or latest and greatest but if you want something practical that doesn't cost too much money this is it. I think some of the negative reviews on the internet come from people that don't know how to configure it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great features, low price

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

    I have used WD MyClouds in the past but I have to say that Seagate has them beat. Easy set-up, interface, etc.

    I would recommend this to a friend




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