External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc

Discus and support External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc in XboX Networking Hardware to solve the problem; External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc I would check the formatting of the drive on the PC and make sure your... Discussion in 'XboX Networking Hardware' started by VirtualGuide233, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc


    External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc
    I would check the formatting of the drive on the PC and make sure your using the right format.

    My guess is you may have it partitioned in a way the Xbox may not see it, or a format that is not recognised.

    Make sure it has one partition to be sure.

    Troubleshoot External Storage Drive Detection | Xbox One External Storage

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    VirtualGuide233, Jul 2, 2018
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  2. DougRomeu
    DougRomeu Guest
    External Hard Drive Problems, won't recognize

    I've used my seagate 3tb external hard drive for about a month to store games with no problems at all. After signing in the other day my external hard drive no longer shows up on my xbox one. I've tried everything to fix it,even restoring my xbox. I've plugged
    it into my pc and reformated it back to NTFS, but it doesn't show up on my xbox anymore when I plug it in. I can't format it to use as game storage and it doesn't read it as media storage. On my pc it shows up just fine, it's a brand new external,and it was
    working just fine on my xbox until just the other day.
     
    DougRomeu, Jul 2, 2018
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  3. My 300GB Hitachi HDD not working on Xbox 360 after update

    Replugging my drive with any combonation of powering my console on and off doesnt work. I have several USB Thumb Drives that work in my console just fine. My USB 3.0 cable for the External Hard Drive gets powered by the console, but still will not show up.
     
    Poisoned Wiener, Jul 2, 2018
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  4. External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc

    DIPDIP0TAT0CH1P, Jul 3, 2018
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  5. DIPDIP0TAT0CH1P Win User

    External powered hard drive shows as empty on xbox one - and works fine on pc

  6. Poisoned Wiener Win User

    My 300GB Hitachi HDD not working on Xbox 360 after update

    Replugging my drive with any combonation of powering my console on and off doesnt work. I have several USB Thumb Drives that work in my console just fine. My USB 3.0 cable for the External Hard Drive gets powered by the console, but still will not show up.
  7. RoM012788 Win User

    Xbox One Console keeps losing connecting to the External Hard Drive

    i formated the external hard drive with the computer and then with the xbox one and works fine now
  8. MrAdyCarter Win User

    USB Hubs and Xbox One

    Works fine for me, non powered one with a Keyboard, Skylanders Portal and Powered External Drive connected.

    Make sure its a USB 3.0 hub and you'll be fine, also if you're NOT using powered external drives, id recommend a powered hub.
  9. XBF Crystal P Win User

    Memoria esterna non rilevata e il controller non risponde ai comandi [Translation - External memory is not detected and the controller does not respond to commands]

    Hi there,

    Thanks for the reply. I'm sorry to hear that the issue is persistent on the External Hard Drive.

    Have you tried connecting the hard drive to a PC?

    Does the PC recognize the external hard drive?

    Does the external hard drive meet the specifications for the Xbox One?

    If the problem persists, I recommend to try a different external hard drive on the Xbox if possible. One thing we want to make sure, Are the ports on the Xbox One functioning?

    Let us know.
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