Easy way to connect Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay NAS drive to your Windows PC

There is a very simple way to get started with your Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay NAS drive - Here is our guide to connect your Seagate NAS drive to your Windows PC.

Easy way to connect Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay NAS drive to your Windows PC


First of all, make sure your device meets the minimum system requirements:


  • Windows 10, 8.1, Windows 7, and Windows Vista


You will also need an active internet connection for getting your device set up, using one of the following web browsers:


  • Internet Explorer 9.x or later

  • Firefox 5.x or later

  • Chrome 11.x or later

  • Safari 5 or later


The Personal Cloud 2-Bay comes supplied with an ethernet port and power supply - Connect the power supply into a socket, and the ethernet port into one of the LAN ports in your router. Firstly, the storage device will flash white - Wait for the white light to turn solid before beginning the set up process on your device.


How to set up Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay on Windows devices


Step 1: Creating your Seagate account and setup


Firstly, once you have your Seagate Cloud 2-Bay plugged in and ready to use, you'll need to head to File Explorer and look for the PersonalCloud drive in your network folder. From here, click on the personal cloud web shortcut.