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Please be sure to enable and set your unique password
immediately upon first usage of the product. To set your unique
password please refers to this user manual and FAQs on your
applicable regional support site. The default password is null
upon shipping of the product. Even if your unique password is
set, your unique password will be reset in the following
situations:
1. When the user resets the product by using the associated
App or by depressing the Reset button to accomplish a
reset.
2. When the option "Enable factory default after firmware
upgrade" is selected and the user updates the firmware.

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    Read Me First. Please be sure to enable and set your unique password immediately upon first usage of the product. To set your unique password please refers to this user manual and FAQs on your applicable regional support site. The default password is null upon shipping of the product.

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    Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter User’s Manual 594219-A1 GMAA00488020 02/18...

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    Safety information and Rules and Regulations for wireless LAN Wireless LAN devices may cause interference with medical equipment such as cardiac pacemakers. If you use personal medical equipment, consult with your physician and medical equipment instructions before using the Product. The Product should not be used in environments with medical equipment such as hospitals and medical offices, or near users of personal medical equipment, as use of this Product...

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    End User License Agreement (“EULA”) shown in the “Toshiba Legal Information” section of the “Legal information” available under the “About CANVIO Cast” in the “Settings” app. Such open source software files are provided on an “AS IS” basis to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

  • Page 5: Federal Communications Commission

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or television technician for help. NOTE Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba or parties authorized by Toshiba could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. Declaration of Conformity for Products Marked with the FCC Logo (USA) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 6: Radiation Exposure Statement

    Residential, Commercial & Light Industry Environment. Any other working environment has not been verified by Toshiba and the use of this product in these working environments is maybe restricted or cannot be recommended. Possible consequences of the use of...

  • Page 7: Canadian Notice

    Copyright This manual may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Toshiba. No liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained herein. © 2018 Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. All rights reserved.

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    WITH THIS MANUAL OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE THEREOF. Third party services and other Internet services are not provided by Toshiba, may change or be discontinued at any time and may be subject to Internet service provider restrictions. Toshiba makes no warranties, representations, or assurances about the content, availability, compatibility or functionality of third-party content or services.

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    Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries, damage to your equipment, or loss of data. These safety cautions have been classified according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

  • Page 10: Safety Precautions

    AC Adapter ❖ Always use the Toshiba AC Adapter that was provided with your device or as specified by Toshiba and use correct power source specified on the regulatory label of the device or adapter. Always ensure a secure electrical connection. Be careful if you use a multiple connector to avoid current overload on one socket.

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    Service Provider ❖ Disconnect device from the electrical outlet and take device to an authorized Toshiba service provider if: ❖ AC adapter or power cable/cord is damaged. ❖ Liquid has spilled into device or an object (such as a screw, staple or paper clip) has entered device.

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    ❖ Always confirm that the power plug (and extension cable plug if used) has been fully inserted into the socket, to ensure a secure electrical connection. Failure to do so may result in a fire or electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. Be careful if you use a multiple connector.

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    ❖ Never pull on a power cord/cable to remove a plug from a socket. Always grasp the plug directly. ❖ Do not disconnect the USB cable and AC adapter while operating, as it may result in loss of data or damage to the drive.

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    OR LOST DUE TO ANY TROUBLE, FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE STORAGE DEVICES AND THE DATA CANNOT BE RECOVERED, TOSHIBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING THEREFROM. WHEN COPYING OR TRANSFERRING YOUR DATA, PLEASE BE SURE TO CONFIRM WHETHER THE DATA HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY COPIED OR TRANSFERRED.

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction............16 Overview .............. 16 Package contents ..........16 Features ............... 17 Chapter 1: Specifications ........18 Product Specifications and supported devices ............18 System requirements ........18 Supported file type......... 19 Hardware specifications ........ 19 Additional specifications........19 Physical dimensions ........19 Environmental Requirements ......

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    Contents Chapter 3: The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App..24 Installing and launching the app ......24 App main menu............ 25 File/folder ............26 Searching for files .......... 26 Refresh............26 View..............26 Edit files............27 Chapter 4: Media Playback ........28 Video, photos, music, and documents ....28 Picture playback ..........

  • Page 17: Introduction

    Introduction Overview The Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter is a compact device that wirelessly connects a storage device, such as an external hard drive, to your mobile device or computer. The Toshiba Wireless Adapter app lets you stream music, pictures, video, and document files to an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android™...

  • Page 18: Features

    Connect to external storage devices wirelessly from your iOS or Android™ devices, or your computer. ❖ Access and stream your music, videos, pictures, and data using the free Toshiba Wireless Adapter app supporting iPhone, iPad, and Android™ operating systems. ❖...

  • Page 19: Chapter 1: Specifications

    This chapter summarizes the technical specifications and supported devices for your Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter. System requirements Your Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter can be used with the following devices: Compatible devices iPhone or iPad version 6.0 - 7.0 Android™ platform based smartphones or tablets version 2.3 - 4.2...

  • Page 20: Supported File Type

    Specifications Additional specifications Supported file type ❖ Support MOV/MP4/M4V Video: iOS: ❖ Support MP4/M4V3GP/AVI/MTS/M2TS; link to Android™: external software ❖ H.264/AVC, MPEG-4 SP, AVCHD Codex: ❖ MP3, M4a, AAC, WAV Music: ❖ MP3 (VBR), AAC, HE-AAC, WAV Codex: ❖ JPG/BMP/PNG Picture: ❖...

  • Page 21: Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Chapter 2 Getting Started This chapter provides a general overview and information on how to get started using your Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter. Product overview Reset button Power/in-use USB 2.0 port indicator lights USB Micro-B port (for power use only) (Sample Illustration) Canvio Cast™...

  • Page 22: Setting Up Your Device

    (not included) (Sample Illustration) Connecting the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter Connect the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter to a USB hard drive using a USB cable (not included). The indicator lights flash for a few minutes while the device initializes. Wait for the lights to stop flashing before moving on to the next step.

  • Page 23: Connect Wirelessly To A Pc/mac

    File copy wirelessly to PC You can wirelessly transfer files from the storage device attached to the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter to a PC once the drive has been mapped. To map the drive, on your PC, go to...

  • Page 24: File Copy Wirelessly To Mac

    Getting Started Connect wirelessly to a PC/Mac You should now be able to see your Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter on your PC’s My Computer screen. (Sample Image) Map Network Drive screen File copy wirelessly to Mac On a Mac, the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Hard Drive automatically displays as a network drive.

  • Page 25: Chapter 3: The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App

    Chapter 3 The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App You can enjoy your videos, photos, music and documents on your iOS or Android™ device from the TOSHIBA Wireless Adapter app. If you have already installed the app, see “Media Playback” on page Installing and launching the app On your mobile device go to the Google Play™...

  • Page 26: App Main Menu

    The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App App main menu App main menu The Toshiba Wireless Adapter app provides an easy way to access photos, videos, music, and files from an easy-to-use interface. (Sample Image) Wireless Adapter app main menu The Toshiba Wireless Adapter app main menu features the following sections: ❖...

  • Page 27: File/folder

    The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App App main menu File/folder You can view all files and folders on your attached storage drive from the File/Folder view. It maps the folder view, allowing you to browse all the files located on the storage device and show them in their original structure.

  • Page 28: Edit Files

    The Toshiba Wireless Adapter App App main menu ❖ Thumbnail View (Sort by Name) (Sample Image) View settings Select the desired mode. Edit files Tap the ) button to enable the file action menus. A check box Edit will appear next to each file name in the file list. In addition to the above operations, you can also long-press the file/folder in the list to enter edit mode.

  • Page 29: Chapter 4: Media Playback

    Wireless Adapter app. Video, photos, music, and documents The Toshiba Wireless Adapter app provides access to your media located on the external storage device and on your mobile device. For example, you can play videos and music from your attached storage device directly from the app.

  • Page 30: Picture Playback

    Video, photos, music, and documents Picture playback To view the photo(s) that are stored on the attached storage device, follow the steps below: Open the Toshiba Wireless Adapter app. From the main menu, select to display the picture Pictures files located on the attached storage device.

  • Page 31: To View A Slideshow

    NOTE Pictures may shuffle during slideshow. Video playback To play a video that is stored on the attached storage device: Open the Toshiba Wireless Adapter app. From the main menu, select to display the video files Videos located on the attached storage device.

  • Page 32: Music Playback

    Stop and close the media player. Music playback To play music files on the attached storage device: Open the Toshiba Wireless Adapter app. From the main menu, select to display the music files Music located on the attached storage device.

  • Page 33: Viewing Documents

    Media Playback Video, photos, music, and documents ❖ To go back to the previous song in the selection, tap the ) button. Back To ❖ To move forward or back within the currently playing song, drag the progress bar at the top of the window.

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    Media Playback Task Manager NOTE Compatible file types are: pdf / txt / html / doc / docx / xlsx. In the iPhone and iPad app, only supported file types can be viewed. In the Android™ app, you are prompted to open the document in another available app.

  • Page 35: Chapter 5: Configuring Internet Settings

    ❖ (Bridge Mode) Public Network In the Bridge Mode, you can connect the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter to a network while keeping your mobile device connected to the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter. This allows you to access the Internet without having to disconnect your device from the Canvio Cast™...

  • Page 36: Internet Connection In Bridge Mode

    Wi-Fi Settings Internet connections window. ® (Sample Image) Wi-Fi connections window (iOS) Connect the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter to the router by tapping the ) icon that is located between the icons within the network Connected TOSHIBA connection diagram.

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    Configuring Internet Settings Internet connection in Bridge Mode You will see a window similar to the one below. (Sample Image) Choosing Bridge Mode window (iOS) Ensure that the (Bridge Mode) radio button Public Network is enabled. Tap the button. The following message appears if you are switching from Station Mode to Bridge Mode: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS)

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    To change the WLAN to the access point on the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter, return to the Settings window. Select your router. If the app is successful at finding the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter, you may see the following message: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS)

  • Page 39: Internet Connection In Station Mode

    Configuring Internet Settings Internet connection in Station Mode Internet connection in Station Mode If you connect to the network via Station Mode, other people will have access to your attached storage device through the network. Exercise caution when using “Station Mode” in a public place. NOTE You must be connected to the network to choose or switch to Home Network (Station Mode).

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    Mode to Station Mode: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS) You may see the following message: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS) If the app cannot find the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter, you may see the following message: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS)

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    To change the WLAN to the access point on the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter, return to the Settings window. Select your router. If the app is successful at finding the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter, you may see the following message: (Sample Image) Message window (iOS)

  • Page 42: Chapter 6: Chromecast™ Support

    Begin by setting up your Chromecast™ device (sold separately) per the instructions provided with the device. Next, ensure that your Canvio Cast™ Wireless Adapter is set to Station Mode and that your device is connected to a router, see “Internet connection in Station Mode” on page...

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    Chromecast™ Support Chromecast™ connect To connect to Chromecast™: In the upper-right corner of the screen, tap the ) icon. ChromeCast (Sample Image) Connecting Chromecast™ (iOS) A pop-up menu appears. Select Chromecast ❖ You may also connect via the Setting Internet page. (Sample Image) Connecting Chromecast™...

  • Page 44: Chromecast™ Disconnect

    Chromecast™ Support Chromecast™ disconnect Chromecast™ disconnect To disconnect Chromecast™: In the upper-right corner of the screen, tap the ) icon. ChromeCast (Sample Image) Disconnecting Chromecast™ (iOS) Video support If the ) icon is displayed, Chromecast™ is ChromeCast functional. Tap a video file. The video begins to load.

  • Page 45: Photo Support

    Chromecast™ Support Photo support While the video is playing, you can use the progress bar to move to a different location in the video playback. You can also use the following navigation buttons to manipulate the video playback: button—Allows you to skip to the last track of Skip to Last the video.

  • Page 46: Chapter 7: Settings

    Chapter 7 Settings The Toshiba Wireless Adapter app allows you to configure various settings, including the app’s language, playback options, and password setup. To go to the Settings menu, click the ) icon from the Settings main menu. (Sample Image) Wireless Adapter Settings icon NOTE You must be wirelessly connected to the Canvio Cast™...

  • Page 47: Wireless Settings

    ❖ —Connect to the Canvio Cast™ Wireless Bridge Mode Adapter via the Toshiba Wireless Adapter app while also connecting to a local network to access the Internet. ❖ —Update the Canvio Cast™ network name SSID ❖...

  • Page 48: Contacting Toshiba

    Settings Contacting Toshiba Contacting Toshiba For technical support, or to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your computer, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at storage.toshiba.com/consumer-hdd/support.

  • Page 49: Index

    Index Contacting Toshiba 47 install 24 device launch 24 specifications 18 app main menu supported devices 18 Documents 25 File/Folder 25 Edit files Local Content 25 Album button 27 Music 25 Delete button 27 Pictures 25 Done button 27 Task Manager 25...

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    Index Task Manager 33 icon safety 8 Toshiba Wireless Adapter App File/Folder 26 Internet connection Bridge Mode 35 Toshiba Wireless Adapter app Station Mode 38 main menu 25 Internet settings 34 Trademarks 7 media playback 28 Video support Back button 44...

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