Seagate 2 Tb External Hard Drive Not Recognized By Toshiba Lcd Tv

Why is the Seagate 2TB external hard drive not recognized by the Toshiba LCD TV? There could be several reasons, but it is pretty complicated to find out the exact caBut, we can help you fix your issue.

Let us see how to fix your external hard drive when it is not recognized by the Toshiba LCD TV.

As said earlier, there could be several factors that make your hard drive incompatible with your TV. Such factors include hard drive size, format, etc. If we look into the partitioformat, most of the external hard drives depend on GUID Partition Table (GPT). GPT allows the entire hard drive storage space to be usable. This same partitioning format will not be recognized by your TV.

If this is the case with your hard drive, you need to re-partition the drive so that it utilizes Master Boot Record (MBR) partition. This may consume quite a lot of space. But, thera chance for your hard drive to be detected on your TV. So, create a new partition and then format it using the NTFS file format.

If this doesn’t resolve the issue, try the following solutio

  • Check if you have connected your Seagate 2 TB external hard drive to the correct USB port. Most TVs have multiple USB ports, but you need to connect your drive to the port named USB/HDD.
  • Your TV cannot recognize all the file formats. If your hard drive contains any file types that cannot be recognized by your TV, then the TV cannot play the files even if you can successfully connect.
  • Check if you have connected several USB drives to your TV at once. If you have done so, your TV may fail to detect some of the drives.
  • If you’ve connected your hard drive to the TV through a USB hub, then remove the drive from the hub and then connect it directly to the TV.
  • Some TVs may require selecting the hard drive from the input list. So, make sure you’ve selected the correct device from the list.

If the above procedure doesn’t yield any result and your Seagate 2TB external hard drive is still not recognized by the Toshiba LCD TV, don’t hesitate to call us. If you can connect us, we can assist you in a better way.

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