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How To Use Wd Easystore On Mac?

Here's how to use WD Easystore on Mac portable hard drive has the following features.

  • High capacity
  • Automatic backup software
  • Universal connectivity
  • Built with WD reliability


  • Establish a connection between the WD Easystore portable hard drive and your computer using a USB cable.
  • Make sure the computer recognizes the connected hard drive.

Software installation

  • Download the WD Discovery.exe file from the manufacturer website, double-click it, and select the Install Now option.
  • Continue with the prompts to complete the software installation process on the computer.
how to use wd easystore on mac


  • Launch the WD Backup software on the computer by clicking its icon on the desktop.
  • Choose the WD Easystore portable hard drive and click the Next option.
  • When you see the Setup Complete message on the screen, click the Edit Schedule option below the Automatic Backups field.
  • Set a time to back up your files and select the OK option in the Automatic Backup Schedule window.
  • After modifying the backup schedule, click the Edit files below the Include Files Setting field and then choose the files or folders that you wish to back up.
  • Select the Start Backup option and close the Setup Complete dialog box.
  • The WD Backup software runs in the background and back up the files automatically as per the schedule.
  • Before you use the cloud service, you have to configure it.
  • Follow these steps we can execute that how to use wd easystore on mac.

Restore files:

  • After opening the WD Backup software, navigate to the Restore dialog window by selecting the Restore or Restore Files option.
  • Choose the backup files that you wish to restore and then mention the location to save the restored files.
  • Finally, select the Restore option.
  • This will restore the selected back up files and saves them in the specified location.


  • Check if the computer has a stable and active internet connection.
  • Launch the registration window by selecting WD Discovery -> Devices.
  • Choose the WD Easystore portable hard drive and click the About option followed by the Register.
  • This will open the Register Your Device window on the screen.
  • Provide your details in the First Name, Last Name, and Email fields.
  • Choose your preferred language from the Select a Country menu.
  • Select or deselect the ‘Subscribe to all emails from WD’ option.
  • Click the Register Device option.
  • By using these steps we can execute that how to use wd easystore on mac.


  • To use the WD Easystore portable hard drive on the Mac computer, you have to reformat it.
  • This is considered to be the essential one.
  • Once you reformat the drive, all the contents in it will be erased.
  • So, make sure to back up all the contents in the WD Easystore portable hard drive.
  • After reformatting the hard drive, restore the Mac version of the WD Discovery software.