LaCie Bolt 3 User Manual
LaCie Bolt 3 User Manual

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Welcome to the user manual for LaCie Bolt 3. Magnificently crafted in a black aluminum enclosure and outfitted with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, Bolt 3 is a stunning storage device with exceptional performance. Use LaCie Bolt 3 for fast transfers of your most important media and documents.

For common questions and answers about your device, please see Frequently asked questions.

You can get the latest tips regarding your product and updated technical information at LaCie customer support.

Box content

  • LaCie Bolt 3
  • Power supply 5V/12A
  • Thunderbolt 3 cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Software: Intego Backup Manager Pro, Genie Backup Manager Pro and LaCie Private-Public

Software can be downloaded at

  Important info: Save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging.

Minimum system requirements

You can connect Bolt 3 to a computer that meets the following minimum system requirements:

  • macOS Sierra or higher
  • Windows 10 or higher

Minimum hardware requirements

Connect your LaCie Bolt 3 to a computer with a Thunderbolt 3 port.

  Important info regarding Thunderbolt 3 cables: Thunderbolt 3 cables feature USB-C connectors that look and feel the same as standard USB 3.1 cables. Make certain to use a Thunderbolt 3 cable when connecting your computer to Bolt 3. Additionally, some third-party Thunderbolt 3 cables can be faulty or defective due to improper materials and/or construction. Using poor quality third-party cables can damage Bolt 3. Therefore, LaCie recommends using the Thunderbolt 3 cable included with your Bolt 3 and cables that are certified as Thunderbolt 3 technology.