CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (41)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-DRIVE ev (6)
G-DRIVE ev PLUS (6)
G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt (15)
G-DRIVE (21)
G-DRIVE mini (25)
G-DRIVE mobile (18)
G-DRIVE mobile USB (17)
G-DRIVE slim (17)
G-MINI (16)
G-RAID (26)
G-RAID (legacy) (22)
G-RAID mini (25)
G-RAID Thunderbolt (15)
G-SATA (15)
G-SAFE (19)
G-SPEED (24)
G-SPEED Q (25)
G-SPEED eS PRO (21)
G-SPEED eS (33)
G-SPEED FC (16)
G-SPEED FC XL (20)
XL 12 (14)
XL 16 (14)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
Copying Content to G-CONNECT

Copying Content to G-CONNECT

G-CONNECT can be accessed in several ways. Depending on your needs and location, you can use one or all of the following methods to upload content to your G-CONNECT.

Copy Content in USB Mode

For large amounts of content we recommend using the G–CONNECT as a USB drive.

First you will need to power off the G-CONNECT by pressing the power button found on the device until the LED's begin flashing. When the LED's turn off, it is safe to disconnect the power adapter. Plug the two identical ends of the Y-Cable into your personal computer and the third into your G-CONNECT.

Your G-CONNECT should now appear as a drive on your Desktop if using Mac OS X and in Computer if using Windows.

To learn more about connecting to G-CONNECT as a USB drive, please visit How to add files using USB *for additional information.

For other ways to add content to your G-CONNECT device, please visit:


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 96 Article Created: 07-22-2013 14:12 PMLast Modified: 07-22-2013 14:12 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
On Windows I can't initialize my G-Technology hard drive. Disk Management says it is a "GPT Protective Partition."
On a Windows system drives show up as a "GPT protective partition" and are unable to be formatted. REASON: G-Technology drives are formatted at the factory for Mac OS.  Changes to the Mac OS in 10.5 and above have caused an incompatibility with Windows OS, requiring the drive to be "cleaned" before being formatted.  The process to "clean" the drive outlined in this article. ...
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...
Drive is not recognized in Windows
What to do if your external g-technology drive is not recognized by Windows....
What does RAID mean?
 RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks......
Replace a Failed Drive Module/Rebuilding RAID 5 for G-SPEED Q
  ...
What is the recommended length of cable I can use with my G-SPEED eS?
We recommend no longer then a 1.5M ( 4.5 feet)  eSATA cable....
What brand of Hard Drive is inside my G-Technology drive?
G-Technology is exclusively using HGST brand hard drives in all products.  ...
On Windows 7/Vista I cannot see my drive in Computer
  ...
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?
   ...
How to format your drive for use with both Windows and Mac (FAT 32)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for both Windows and Mac...