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How To Backup To Wd My Passport

You have to back up your files on a regular basis to avoid losing important files and data. The WD My Passport drive allows you to back and saves your files.Proceed with the steps that are given below to perform a backup to WD My Passport drive.

Backup To Wd My Passport

Performing a backup from a Windows computer:

  • Plug in a USB cable to the WD My Passport drive and connect the other end to your computer.
  • Press the Windows and E buttons together to open File Explorer.
  • Double-click on the WD My Passport drive in File Explorer.
  • Select the .zip file on the drive and copy it to the clipboard. Press the Control and C buttons together by selecting the file.
  • Click Downloads in the File Explorer window, and paste the file by pressing Control+V buttons together.
  • Now, highlight the .zip file in the Downloads folder window and select the Compressed Tools tab.
  • Click the Extract All option to extract the files to a new folder.
  • Double-click on the newly created folder and run the installer file.
  • Choose your preferred language and click OK.
  • When the Welcome screen window appears, click Next.
  • Accept the terms and conditions of the license agreement and click Next.
  • Install the WD Backup software by following the instructions on the screen.
  • Once the software installation process is complete, click on the Finish button.
  • Open the software and select your WD My Passport drive.
  • Click the Customize My Backup option and select Create. Then, click Next.
  • Select Hard Drives and click Browse to choose your destination folder.
  • Now, select your WD My Passport drive and click Open. Then, select Next.
  • Select the My Own Backup Items option and choose the folders you want to backup.
  • If you want to back up all files, click Select All. Then, click Next.
  • Give a name in the Enter Backup Plan Name section.
  • Click on the Done button to start the backing up process for the selected files.
  • All the selected files will be backed up to the WD My Passport drive.
  • Click the Call button provided on this web page to get remote assistance to perform Backup To Wd My Passport.