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Confirm the type of USB port on your computer, then choose the appropriate cable to connect your device.
Use the USB-C to USB-C cable if your computer has a USB-C port.
Use the USB-C to USB-A cable if your computer does not have a USB-C port.
The setup process lets you:
|Register your LaCie Rugged SSD||Get the most from your drive with easy access to information and support.|
|Install Toolkit||Manage mirror folders, backup plans (Windows only), and more.|
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, open LaCie Rugged SSD and launch Start Here Mac or Start Here Win.
Enter your information and click Register.
Click the Download button.
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, go to the folder where you receive downloads.
Toolkit lets you enter your password whenever you want to lock or unlock the drive, and provides other useful tools such as:
For details on Toolkit features, see the LaCie Toolkit user manual.
LaCie Rugged SSD is preformatted exFAT for compatibility with both Windows and Mac computers. If you use the drive with only one type of computer, you can optimize file copy performance by formatting the drive in the native file system for your operating system. Choose one of the following methods to optimize your drive:
In order to avoid file system corruption, it’s important to unmount LaCie Rugged SSD’s volumes before disconnecting the interface cable. See Safely Remove LaCie Rugged SSD From Your Computer for details.