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Steps: Use WD My Cloud to Backup Computer

  • You must first set up your WD my cloud device to your computer.
  • Connect the My cloud device to a router or modem with an Ethernet cable.
  • The WD my cloud device comes with a USB 3.0.
  • Complete the initial installation of your WD my cloud on your computer.
  • Once the installation is complete, open your Windows.
  • Launch the web browser and search for My Cloud website.
  • My Cloud website will open. It will ask you to Get Started.
  • The browser will detect the WD my cloud that is connected to your computer.
  • Please choose your required language and click I agree for the WD End-user license agreement.
  • My cloud setup will open up and ask you to enter the username and password. Once you enter the required credentials and click log in, the My cloud home page will now open.
  • The screen will show the available space in your cloud device.
  • The screen will also show the number of files such as photos, music, movies, the remaining free space.
  • Open My Computer on your windows.
  • Click the Network locations and you will see the WD My Cloud drive.
How to use WD My Cloud to Backup Computer
  • Click on the My Cloud drive and click test.
  • Right-click the folder you want to sync to WD My Cloud.
  • The synced files will be saved in the public access to WD My Cloud.
  • You can also sync files to your WD my cloud using the WD My Cloud wizard.
  • Click the backup tab.
  • It has three types of backups
    • USB backup
    • Remote backup
    • Internal backup
  • You can select either of these options to back up data to your WD My Cloud device.