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Problem To Connect To Already Setup Wd My Cloud Home

WD My Cloud Home is a network storage device on which you can save all your files. If your WD My Cloud Home drive becomes inaccessible even after the successful configuration of the drive, perform the following instructions to fix the issue unable to connect to already setup Wd my cloud home.

unable to connect to already setup Wd my cloud home

Turn on your WD drive

  • Make sure the drive’s power cable is properly connected to the power source while try to fix the issue unable to connect to already setup Wd my cloud home.
  • Check if the WD My Cloud drive is turned on.

Firmware update

  • Download the most recent version of the drive’s firmware from the official WD website.
  • Access the WD My Cloud Home dashboard.
  • Navigate to Settings and click the Firmware Update option.
  • Go to the Manual Update section and click Update From File.
  • Select the saved firmware file.
  • When you see a confirmation message, click the OK button.
  • This will update the drive’s firmware to the latest version.

Security certification

  • If necessary, accept the security certificate.
  • If the drive is inaccessible after updating to the Windows 10 OS on your device, carry out the steps provided on this page.

Adding a Windows credential

  • Launch the Control Panel screen and select the Credential Manager option followed by the Windows Credentials option.
  • Click the ‘Add a Windows credential’ link at the upper-right end of the screen.
  • Provide the WD account’s user name and password correctly and click Save in the ‘Edit Windows credential’ window.
  • Restart your computer and check the issue unable to connect to already setup Wd my cloud home.

Registry Editor

  • Hold the Win and R keys at the same time.
  • Now, the Run dialog box will open.
  • Enter ‘regedit’ in the Open field.
  • In the left panel, go to the ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation’ location. 
  • Select the LanmanWorkstation key in the main panel.
  • Right-click anywhere on the screen, select the DWORD (32-bit) Value option, and click New.
  • Name the newly created DWORD value as ‘AllowInsecureGuestAuth’ and double-click it.
  • Type 1 in the Value data column, click the OK option, and exit the Registry Editor window.
  • After restarting your computer, check if the issue has been resolved.

Network reset

  • Open the Settings screen on your computer.
  • Select Network & Internet -> Network Reset -> Reset Now.
  • Now, you issue unable to connect to already setup Wd my cloud home is fixed.