There are several ways to back up all the data on your WD My Cloud device. Using the USB backup option, you can back up the WD My Cloud data to a USB drive or vice versa. Let us now discuss in detail the procedure for creating a USB backup of WD My Cloud. If you attach a USB external device to WD My Cloud, you will be converting the USB drive into a shared network drive. The USB drive will then gain the capabilities listed below:
Now, there are two different methods using which you can create a USB backup of your My Cloud device:
Let us now see how to go about the second method for creating a USB backup of WD My Cloud, which is creating front USB port backups.
Make use of these instructions to create a backup job. By performing this backup job, you will be copying the contents of your USB external drive to your WD My Cloud: