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Fix Green Power Light Flashing Issue on WD My Cloud

The WD My Cloud drive is a personal storage device that is used by users worldwide. You can easily back up and store your files on this drive. Some users are recently facing an issue with the drive where the power light flashes in green. It may occur due to various reasons. To fix the green power light flashes on WD My Cloudissue,

green power light flashes on WD My Cloud
  • Check whether your WD My Cloud drive is connected to a power source.
  • Try changing the power outlet.
  • Check the network cables connected to the drive. You can replace them if they are defective.
  • Update the firmware of the drive to check if the issue gets resolved.
  • Go to the official Western Digital website from a browser.
  • Choose your region and navigate to the Support page.
  • Click the Software & Downloads tab and choose the WD My Cloud device from the drop-down list in the Products section. 
  • Click on the Submit button.
  • You can now download WD's latest firmware by clicking on the Download button.
  • Make sure to connect the drive to your computer.
  • Run the downloaded file and continue with the on-screen instructions to install the software.
  • If the issue persists, you can perform a reset to fix the issue.
  • Open the setup page of the drive from your browser.
  • You can now perform the reset by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the reset is done, reboot your WD My Cloud drive.
  • If the power light still blinks green, locate the Reset button on the WD My Cloud drive.
  • Press the button using a pen and hold it for at least 10 seconds.
  • Now, the WD My Cloud drive's settings will be reverted back to the factory defaults.
  • Now, the green light flashing issue will be stopped.
  • If the power LED blinks blue or white, it means the drive is performing the system file check. Do not interrupt the process until you see the solid blue power LED.
  • You can start using the WD My Cloud drive as usual. 

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