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Steps to Connect Wd My Cloud Directly to Mac

To perform how to Connect Wd My Cloud Directly to Mac, follow the below procedure;

Drive Setup:

  • Connect the power cable to the MY Cloud drive and switch on the drive.
  • When the drive turns on, plug the Ethernet cable to the drive and connect the other end of the cable to the Wi-Fi router network.
  • Wait till the drive boots up and the indicator light glows.
How to Connect Wd My Cloud Directly to Mac

On computer:

  • Then, on the Mac computer, visit the WD official website from the web browser.
  • Find the My Cloud drive and download the setup software on Mac.
  • Next, open the downloaded software, and if the system prompts a confirmation window, click the Open button.
  • The WD My Cloud window opens; select Get Started to continue.
  • Kindly read the agreement policies and check the checkbox beside the I accept the terms of the License Agreement option, then click Next.
  • The connection displays in the window and checks if the blue light glows on the router.
  • After the connection is made, under Personal Cloud, fill the Name to create a My Cloud account. If you want to access the files in My Cloud, then enter the email address and select Next.
  • When the My Cloud account setup is complete, click the Finish button.
  • Following this, open the WD desktop application to install.
  • The Install WD My Cloud window appears on the screen, click Continue to start with the installation.
  • Read the License Agreement and then select Continue.
  • A small window pops up, click Agree to accept the license agreement.
  • Next, choose a location on Mac to store the software files.
  • Then, click the Install button, and if the computer prompts for Name and Password, enter the administrator details.
  • Wait for the installation to complete and then select Close.
  • Now, choose the right device. Now, type the login information to enter the My Cloud account.
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