You can back up your files to WD My Cloud using the WD SmartWare Pro. This applies to a Windows computer only. WD SmartWare is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to perform the following functions:
From the WD online Learning Center, you can easily download and install the WD SmartWare software. You have to select any one of the following options for installing:
The WD SmartWare Pro lets you back up to non-WD drives, , and the cloud through the Dropbox.
Choose any one of the given options:
For Windows 8:
For Windows 7 and XP:
The WD Quick View Icon:
In case you don’t want to use WD SmartWare for backing up your files, you have the following two options:
Windows 7 has two backup features- Professional and Ultimate versions. These features allow you to back up your emails, documents, and personal files to your My Cloud device. If your computer crashes, or you lose files, you can restore those files to your computer using the backup features of Windows 7.