How to Format Seagate NAS Drive?

How To format Seagate NAS drive, make use of the instructions given below:

  1. First, you have to log in to the router.
  2. Open your web browser and type in 192.168.0.1. as the URL.
  3. Mostly, the username will be admin. The password is also admin.
  4. Now, log in to the router.
  5. On the left side, go to DHCP Settings. Then, click the DHCP Client List.
  6. You will see a list of all the devices with the respective IP addresses under the title DHCP Client List.
  7. To log into NAS, you have to open a new tab in your Chrome.
  8. Next, copy the Seagate IP address and paste it in the Search box.
  9. When the website opens, enter the MAC address in the Search box of the website.
  10. Now, you can log in to the NAS OS.

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You will find the following three options that how to format Seagate NAS drive:

  • Recover data
  • Restore to factory settings
  • Format the drives and install NAS OS
  1. If you want to recover the data and then format the NAS drive, choose the Recover data radio button. This will prevent the loss of data.
  2. Otherwise, you can just select the radio button next to the Format the drives and install NAS OS option.
  3. You will see the following screen: Welcome to the Seagate NAS OS Installer
  4. Now, click the Start button. The next screen that displays will be: Review the statement below and check the box to continue.
  5. So, select the checkbox next to the line mentioned above. Then, click the Next button.
  6. You will see the Formatting the drives and installing the latest version of NAS OS message on your screen.
  7. Using these steps that how to format Seagate NAS drive.

You will have to wait for some time while your Seagate NAS drive gets formatted.