Toshiba Consumer Storage

Toshiba Canvio® Connect II Portable External Hard Drive

Canvio Connect Red Blue and Black
  • Up to 3TB1 to easily store and back up your digital content
  • System, local, and cloud2 backup
  • PC & Mac® compatible3
  • Compact design with color options
Big Capacity in a Small Package

Big Capacity in a Small Package

Toshiba’s Canvio® Connect II takes portable storage to the next level. With local and cloud backup and the ability to access your content on both Mac® and PC, the Toshiba Canvio® Connect II is your all-in-one portable storage solution. With up to three terabytes (3TB1) of capacity, this amazingly full-featured powerhouse will keep all your digital treasures in one place for easy access.
Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Store & Backup Made Easy

Get peace of mind knowing your data is protected. The included backup software4 offers three customizable options to back up your data easily – full system, files and folders, cloud2, or all three for the most comprehensive coverage. You can also schedule your backup to run automatically at any time and day.
Go Mobile

Go Mobile

The Canvio® Connect II is pocket-sized and easy to carry—yet able to store even the largest digital libraries with up to 3TB1 storage capacity. It also includes an internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to help keep your drive safe on the go.
PC and Mac® Compatible

PC and Mac® Compatible

Toshiba Canvio® Connect II Portable Drives are preformatted NTFS for Windows® Plus, the drive comes with a NTFS driver for Mac® allowing you to store and access files from the PC and Mac® without reformatting.5

Canvio® Connect II Features

New Design and Colors

  • Modern, iconic casing with high gloss finish
  • Choice of 3 unique colors: Black, Blue,and Red
  • Pocket-sized, easy to carry

Expand Your Storage

  • Up to 3TB1 of storage capacity to store your ever-expanding files and content

Store & Backup

  • Store your files in a centralized place next to your PC or Mac
  • Complete backup solution for protecting your digital memories
    • Files & folder backup & restore4
    • Full system backup & recovery4
    • Cloud-enabled backup2,4
  • Schedule backups to run automatically
  • Secure your backups with password-protected data encryption

Easy to Set Up and Use

  • Simple and intuitive user interface
  • One connection set up
  • USB powered

Broad Compatibility

  • Simple and intuitive user interface
  • One connection set up
  • USB powered


Capacities1: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB

Interface: USB 3.0

Transfer Rate7: Up to 5 Gb/s8

     500GB, 1TB (LxWxH):
          109.0 × 78.0 × 14.0 (mm)
          4.29 x 3.07 x 0.55 (inch)
     2TB, 3TB (LxWxH):
          109.0 × 78.0 × 19.5 (mm)
          4.29 x 3.07 x 0.77 (inch)

Color: Black,Red, and Blue

     500GB, 1TB: 165 g (5.82 oz)
     2TB, 3TB: 230 g (8.11 oz)


     Toshiba Canvio Connect II Portable Hard Drive
     Preloaded Software
     USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
     Quick Start Guide

2 Year Limited Warranty5

System Requirements3
     Formatted NTFS for Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7
     Mac OS® X v10.9/ v10.8 / v10.7 / v10.6.6~v10.6.8 with included NTFS driver for Mac®
     Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port

1 One Gigabyte (1GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 1012 = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 240 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors.

2 Free 30-day trial of cloud backup included\.

3 Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

4 The preloaded NTI Backup Now EZ software is compatible with Windows® OS only.

5 Reformatting to HFS+ required for use with Time Machine® software.

6 Two (2) year standard limited warranty applies. The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at

7 Transfer rate may vary depending on user’s system configuration and capabilities.

8 5 Gbps is the maximum interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.

Product specifications, features, and availability are subject to change without notice.

Windows and Microsoft are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Mac, OS X and Time Machine are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
CANVIO is a trademark of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
NTI Backup Now EZ is a trademark of NTI Corporation in the US and/or other countries.

The support for Pogoplug® product services with Toshiba hard drives will terminate as of September 30, 2017 and new user registrations were disabled as of June 1, 2017. For more information, please click here.

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