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Seagate Backup Plus 1TB 2.5" USB 3.0 Blue Portable Hard Drive

  • Use it interchangeably on your PC or your Mac computer without reformatting.
  • Easily upload photos and videos, or download photos to back them up
  • Set automatic backups of what you share online
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Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive
Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive

Take-Along Backup.
Always there to save, protect, and then share your digital life.

Life Moves Fast. Don't Miss a Thing.

Seagate's Backup Plus portable drive is the simple way to protect everything on your computer and everything you share online.

  • Protect all your stuff with fast, flexible backups
  • Share photos and videos easily to Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube
  • Automatically back up all the stuff you've shared online
  • Back up with your choice of a Thunderbolt™ or FireWire® adapter
Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive Do More with Social Networks

You share tons of photos and videos with people on Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube — but do you have your own copies? Backup Plus is the place to preserve what you send out. You can even sync with your personal social media accounts and manage it all from the intuitive Seagate Dashboard.

Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive Works with PC or Mac

Whether you own a PC or a Mac computer, Backup Plus can be used interchangeably without reformatting.

Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive USB 3.0 Plug-and-Play

You can also easily upgrade to Thunderbolt™ technology or FireWire® 800 with add-on adapters (sold separately). And USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0.

Share Your Favorite Moments Instantly

Share photos and videos to Facebook, Flickr, or YouTube — simultaneously — right from your Backup Plus drive. Smart integration with popular social media means your memories aren’t "trapped" in your drive, letting you publish them to the network of your choice.

Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive The Experts Love It

With flexible design, fast performance, and helpful software, the new Seagate Backup Plus makes an excellent portable external hard drive for both business and home users alike.

Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive

The included file management software will not only schedule backups for you, but it will automatically upload and download photos from Facebook and Flickr.

Seagate® Backup Plus Portable Drive What's in the Box

  • Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive
  • Seagate Dashboard Software (pre-loaded on drive)
  • NTFS Driver for Mac (pre-loaded on drive)
  • USB 3.0 Interface Adapter
  • 18in. USB 3.0 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Two-Year Limited Warranty


Learn more about the Seagate STBU1000102

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years

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  • Stephen d.
  • 11/28/2014 12:12:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsFailed

Pros: Nice look but...

Cons: Failed within 1 year

Other Thoughts: Bought two as external backups for family photos.
Lesson 1-Hard drives fail
Lesson 2-Back up your data onto multiple drives

At least the data is safe on the computer and a spare external drive

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  • Jean A.
  • 4/27/2014 5:17:41 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood

Pros: Great price, fast speeds.

Cons: Feels a little frail.. besides that its all good!

Other Thoughts: None

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  • Robert N.
  • 3/25/2014 11:49:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsSome Good Some Bad

Pros: Seagate Brand, Fast Transfer Speeds, Continuous Backup, Great Newegg Price.

Cons: Dashboard loads only on single machine (despite being portable drive). Does not do full image backup (useful to migrate to SSD)

Other Thoughts: Very good solution for someone who just wants to backup data on a single computer and has all system and application disks for a real disaster. Can't beat Newegg Pricing!!!

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  • John D.
  • 3/15/2014 2:12:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Bought this to back up music and it hasn't let me down yet

Cons: None

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  • Robert N.
  • 2/21/2014 6:03:50 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsAffordable Backup

Pros: GREAT Newegg PRICE!!! especially on sale. Fast USB 3.0 interface. Top quality brand. Nice build quality. Simple to use

Cons: Included backup software does not include image/clone capability - which is highly useful for reliable backups, upgrading to SSD and true data protection. This deducted 2-stars from an otherwise outstanding drive.

Other Thoughts: Yes copyright protection favors data only backup... However, some of us geeks have lots of computers and like to upgrade them with Solid State Drives. We also like to know that we can replace a hard drive, push a button and the computer is back up and running. Of course we keep every system and software disk for every computer and file them in CD/DVD notebooks, one for each computer; but, this method of restore (while optimal for initial capability) takes 1-2 days bench time (2-3 hours labor) to fully restore after hard drive replacement or failure. Conversely, using an image or clone file takes 10-minutes labor and 3-4 hours on the bench.

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  • Roy W.
  • 12/5/2013 5:27:35 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBackup plus is great so far.

Pros: Works great, very fast backing up data. I also had a problem with using motherboards USB 3. I had a USB 3 card I put in a expansion slot, at first it did not work I then went to their website and downloaded latest driver update, works very good now. Wish they would update their motherboard drivers mind did not have any. May be the reason some people are having problems.

Cons: None Just needed drivers for motherboard.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/27/2013 9:10:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Drive at an Awesome Price

Pros: Good quality drive with great transfer speeds. I use it at work and it gets used quite a lot. I haven't had a problem yet.

Cons: NONE that I have found so far.

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  • Michael C.
  • 10/17/2013 7:38:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsHandy Drive

Pros: Just works right out of the box. I have three of these and no problems. the USB3 interface is very fast. Plenty of storage and great portability. No need for en external power source to carry around.

Cons: Would like a slightly longer cable for better positioning. Maybe 3 feet.

Other Thoughts: The unit is a little lightweight. If you're going to leave this plugged in as a permanent backup, I suggest velcro to hold it into place. If using portable, you may want to stick a couple of rubber feet on it.

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  • Anthony R.
  • 9/26/2013 8:20:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

Pros: Works just as described. I bought a nice little case for it also (Case Logic CAQHDC101B). Fits nice and snug.

Cons: The sata/power block seems a little flimsy, but for the price I can't complain.

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  • Robert S.
  • 8/21/2013 12:20:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast enough for me

Pros: - 1tb is more than enough music/photo/video storage for the majority users.
- Comes with backup software that is easy to remove.

Cons: - No encryption
- Would be nice if it came with a protective sleeve of some sort like the old FreeAgent Go once did.

Other Thoughts: Haven't bothered with the backup software that came with drive since Seagate Manager has worked great for me for the past 5 years. Seagate Manager (already installed on the win7 box) picked up the new drive when I plugged it in and began the backup when I clicked start. Nothing crazy. A very simple and organized backup strategy.

I'll save the new software for when I move to Windows 8.

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