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You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. unplugging and plugging everything back in, changing around which usb-3 port i'm using and trying a different usb-3 cable. Any help or advice much appreciated, thanks in advance.

I switched it back on and everything was fine except my external hard drive is not being read/detected.

The function of the light emanating from the hard disk is to let the user know when the hard disk is on, therefore, when this light is not working properly, it can be a sign of device malfunction; next, I will give you some recommendations to solve this problem. You can also connect it to a different computer or use a different USB cable.

It was all fine until i updated my console yesterday to the latest update, now my harddrive is plugged in and i can hear it whirring and Spoilers. It also doesnt show up under storage in settings.

Because it is plugged in. Oct 6, 2015 #1 I have a Seagate SRDOSPO Backup Plus Portable Drive. it. Nothing is wrong, nor will it hurt your drive.

Fix 3. Can I disable the login feature on XBox One? The blue light on the seagate is blinking which means that it's functioning normally, just the xbox isn't recognizing Im going to try with a new cable, this requiress buying one and ill try anything else first, someone tell me if i need

If Have SMART enabled on the HD, and if can access the SMART data, then might have an insight of the HD health. Can you store Series X games on external HD or none of the next gen systems can? Anyone know when beyond light is available for Gamepass? i just unplug mine, instant on or fully off i notice the drive is always powered regardless. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Anybody else having this issue? Hardware and Technology.

Xbox One controller will only flash while I am holding the middle button down? You can pre-install Destiny 2 Beyond Light tomorrow after 7:00 p.m. No info if this is a Laptop, or Desktop type of machine, or when the machine was built (info in BIOS, maybe). My xbox is also making a ticking sound (its not loud but it butdoesnt sound great) not when olaying a game. Your hdd will be fine. I haven't touched or done anything to the hard drive, cables, or xbox prior to yesterday. Did you try to connect your External Hard Drive to PC or Laptop? You can also try to reboot the PC and retry to connect your hard drive once again.

Update Your Xbox One. Seagate Portable drive not blinking, not recognized. GT - Typ3 O Negativ3; PSN - BigLongDowner, Yeah if you have it on instant on it keeps the hard drive on for any background downloads and updates. Do you mean instant on?

Ive tried restarting, using different usb port and combinations.

Anybody else having this issue? No error message or anything, just shows what is downloaded on the internal hard drive. The problem started after the update. If i install a game via disc on Xbox one, do i have to insert the disc every time I have to play it? Besides, you can reboot your PC and try to connect your Seagate external hard drive to the computer again.

Action53: 48: 10/23 9:49AM: Anyone else having issues with external storage since the latest updates? Couple of years old, worked fine for system backups until yesterday.

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I haven't touched or done anything to the hard drive, cables, or xbox prior to yesterday. The problem started after the update.

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a new one or something. My external actually turns off after about a minute after I turn my system off. working but the light on the front is not blinking at all, it should be. Because that doesn’t shut off all the power. So, if you notice that external hard drive light is blinking but it is not getting read by the system, then you can try to connect the hard drive to another system and check if it is getting recognized.

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My seagate external hard drive is plugged into my xbox but my game s that i had on there are now ready to install. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. If your Seagate external hard drive is blinking but is not detected by your PC, then you can try to unplug it from the USB port and should plug it into a different USB port. It was all fine until i updated my console yesterday to the latest update, now my I have tried every trick involving full console restarts,

© 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Memory and Storage. In addition, you should check if there are any updates for your Xbox One currently. Instant off? I have tried all the troubleshooting on the xbox page but nothing is working. So my xbox one updated yesterday and since then my external seagate hard drive is no longer connecting to my xbox. No problems whatsoever.
Or you can try another USB port to connect the drive to your PC. Why is my Xbox One making weird beeping noises and will not connect to TV or controller? "If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." Updating your firmware for your console can help fix the Xbox One external hard drive stopped working issue. Previous Next sonoferu Senior member. Umbral-Daemon: 13: 10/22 5:28AM: What did you name your external hard drive? Here’s how to manually update Xbox One: Step 1. Seriously, what happened with Dead Space 3? I have it set to power saver and not instant on. Jun 6, 2010 264 1 81. Forums.

Nothing is working. Thread starter sonoferu; Start date Oct 6, 2015; Sidebar Sidebar. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. I dint think the external hard drive is dead as i can feel and hesr the whirling of it. External HD light keeps blinking on XB even when off. The blue light on the seagate is blinking which means that it's functioning normally, just the xbox isn't recognizing it. If my answer was helped you to resolve your problem, please consider to mark it as Correct Answer. This thread is locked. Xbox one saying everything ''took too long too start'' error 0x8027025a?
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