There could be several reasons why your Seagate external hard drive is detected but not accessible when you plug it into your computer. For example, your Seagate external hard drive may include software bundles that are incompatible with the operating system. Under normal circumstances, the external hard drive will be detected by your operating system without any drivers, software, or firmware.To solve Seagate external hard drive detected but not accessible, try our basic troubleshooting procedure.
Follow the given simple procedure to fix Seagate external hard drive detected but not accessible problem.
Verify Device Manager and Disk Management by following the steps below.
Note: In case your drive is formatted correctly, check the following things.NTFS – If this is missing, it signifies that the file system is corrupted. To fix this issue, you can format the drive.Capacity – The drive should show the correct storage space if your drive is healthy.Drive letter – Check if the drive has a drive letter. If not, right-click on the drive and choose the change the drive letter or path option. Click Add and then assign a letter and select OK.You must follow the above instructions if the Seagate external hard drive detected but not accessible. If you still can’t fix the issue, you can contact us for assistance.