How To Fix Seagate Manager Drive Not Detected?

Seagate Manager Drive not Recognized

Seagate Manager is a software designed to manage the Seagate free agent drives. The features offered by this software are scheduled backup, backup/restore of user files/folders, Seagate auto software update, adjust power management, drive diagnostics, and SyncSeagate folder encryption.

One of the common issues in Seagate Manager is the tool won’t detect the connected drive. Carry out these below-mentioned steps to fix Seagate manager drive not detected.

  1. First of all, make sure that your OS is supported by Seagate Manager.
  2. The Windows 8 OS is not supported by the Seagate backup software.
  3. Next, check if your computer is able to detect the Seagate drive.
  4. If not, the software will not see the drive.
  5. To fix it, disconnect and re-connect the Seagate drive to your computer.
  6. After re-connecting the drive, wait for a minute.
  7. If your Seagate drive icon is displayed on the screen, open the My Computer window on your Windows PC.
  8. Check to confirm if the Seagate drive is listed.
  9. If yes, check if the Seagate service is running on your Windows computer by following the instructions given below.
  10. Right-click My Computer or This PC and click the Manage tab.
  11. Now, a window titled Computer Management will open.
  12. In the window, click the Services and Applications option.
  13. Expand the Service section.
  14. Locate the Seagate service and check if the Started message is displayed in the Status column.
  15. If not, right-click on the service and select the START option.
  16. Similarly, set the Startup Type to Automatic.
  17. Click the OK button.
  18. Restart your Windows computer.
  19. Check if the issue is resolved.
  20. If not, make sure that your Windows computer’s antivirus is not restricting the startup of the drive.
  21. Disable your computer’s security application temporarily and then check if the issue is resolved.
  22. If the issue persists, uninstall, and again install the Seagate Manager software on your computer.
  23. After installing the software, connect the drive to your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
  24. If not, try connecting the drive to a different port on your computer.
  25. If you need a remote assistance to fix Seagate manager drive not detected. Click the call button available on the screen.