Data Recovery WD External Hard Drive

The external hard drives are used to save personal data. The Western Digital hard drive is one of the popular drives known for its excellent performance. The major advantages of the Western Digital hard drive are convenience, higher capacity, and easy data transfer.To recover data on the WD external hard drive, carry out the steps given below. Here, the steps for data recovery using the EaseUS recovery software are given. You can use any (trusted) recovery software for this purpose.

  • First, select the Western Digital hard drive to be scanned. 
  • Open the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for the Western Digital hard drive data recovery once the installation is done.
  • Right-click the Western Digital hard drive partition from the Hard Disk Drives list or from the External lists if the hard drive is connected to the computer.
  • Now, click the Scan button to start the scanning process.
  • In the search field, select the pictures, documents, videos, and audios to be viewed that were found by the software.
  • Now, select the files that you want to restore and then click the Recover button.
  • The selected files will now be recovered.
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WD My Passport Ultra Data Recovery Software

WD My Passport Ultra is a powerful portable hard drive with I TB storage capacity and cloud backup with the Dropbox. It is compatible with Windows 8.1/Windows 7 operating systems. It also features password protection with hardware encryption. The My Passport Ultra has the WD backup; that is the option to backup to Dropbox by using Cloud services, which includes the cloud services. This is formatted for Windows, and for Mac, it requires a reformatting process.

WD External Hard Disk Data Recovery

Perform the following steps for the above.

  • First, connect the Western Digital external hard drive before the recovery process.
  • Choose This PC on the main window.
  • Next, choose the target partition on the Western Digital hard drive and then click the Scan button to perform the scanning process.
  • At the end of the scan, tick all the files that you want to recover and then click the Save button to apply the settings.
  • A new storage place will be thus created for them.
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WD My Passport Data Recovery

The Western Digital My Passport is a pocket-sized storage device. The capacity is 1TB, and the interface is USB 3.2 Gen 1. This drive is compatible with Windows 10 or 8 and will require reformatting for the other operating systems. This software allows you to connect to social media and cloud storage services such as Facebook, Dropbox, and Google drive. With the superspeed USB, you can quickly begin to backup files, folders, documents, photos, videos, and audios.

WD Portable Hard Drive Data Recovery

The Western Digital drive is the most popular drive that can be used for three significant advantages like convenience, capacity as it enables you to carry terabytes of data everywhere you go, and Data transfer as it is simple and fast to share the files among the devices. There are recommended third-party data recovery software that can be used to retrieve data on the WD hard drive. Some of the platinum third-party data recovery service providers are Datarecovery.com, DriveSavers Data Recovery, OntrackTM, etc.

WD Data Recovery Software

To retrieve lost data from the Western Digital hard drive using the EaseUS file recovery software, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Download the EaseUs file recovery software on the Windows computer and then install it as per the on-screen instructions.
  • Connect the Western Digital hard drive to your Windows computer.
  • Check if the computer detects the Western Digital hard drive.
  • After installing the EaseUs file recovery software on the Windows computer, open it.
  • In the main interface, navigate to the Hard Disk Drives or External Devices section, and choose your drive name.
  • Click the Scan button in the ‘Select a Location to Start Recovering’ window.
  • The EaseUs file recovery software begins to scan the Western Digital hard drive.
  • The scanned data will be available in the window after the scanning process gets over.
  • In the Search files or folders bar, type the file or folder name that you need to recover, and preview it.
  • Also, you can scroll down the page to find the data that you want to recover.
  • Select data from the Files or Folders list and then click the Recover button to recover the selected data from the Western Digital hard drive.
  • Note: Do not save the recovered data to the same location to avoid the overwriting problem.

WD My Book Live Data Recovery

Data loss from the Western Digital My Book Live hard disk drive is due to corruption, accidental formatting, and abrupt removal while the hard disk drive is in use.When you cannot access the data from the Western Digital My Book Live hard disk drive, follow the guidelines given below to know how to recover data using the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software.

  • Download and install the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your computer.
  • Connect the Western Digital My Book Live hard disk drive to the computer from where you have installed the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software.
  • Once you have finished the installation process, open it to proceed with the scanning process.
  • Open the main interface of the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on the computer.
  • Select either the Partition Recovery or Formatted/Reformatted Recovery option.
  • Now, the Yodot software starts to scan the selected partition.
  • The drivers that are connected to your computer are shown on the screen.
  • Select the Western Digital My Book Live hard disk drive from the Drivers list and then click Next to continue with the data recovery steps.
  • As soon as you see the scanned data on the screen, select and preview the data that you wish to recover. The scanned data are available in the Data View and File Type View sections.
  • Finally, select the Recover button to retrieve the data from the Western Digital My Book Live hard disk drive.
  • You are strongly recommended to save the retrieved data in a different location that does not match the location where you lost or deleted the data.

WD My Cloud Data Recovery

Proceed with the instructions provided below to know how to use an iBeesoft Data Recovery software to recover data from the Western Digital My Cloud hard drive.

  • The iBeesoft Data Recovery software is compatible with the Windows and Mac Operating Systems.
  • Download the iBeesoft Data Recovery software from the manufacturer site.
  • Use a hard drive connector to establish a connection between the Western Digital My Cloud hard drive and the computer.
  • Check whether your computer recognizes the Western Digital My Cloud hard drive.
  • Open the main interface of the iBeesoft Data Recovery software.
  • Select Documents, Pictures, Audio, Videos, Archives, Or Other Files.
  • If you want to select all the media type, checkmark the box next to the All File Types option.
  • Select the Start button at the bottom of the screen to open the ‘Select location to Start Recovering Data’ window.
  • After you have chosen the location or partition, select the Scan button at the top-right corner of the screen.
  • Once the iBeesoft Data Recovery software finishes the scanning process, the recoverable data is shown on the screen.
  • Navigate to the Path, Type, or Time section to find the data that you need to recover.
  • Select and preview the data before retrieving it.
  • Click the Recover button at the upper-right corner of the screen to retrieve the data from the Western Digital My Cloud hard drive.
  • Mention the location to save the recovered files on your computer.
  • When you are not able to find the required data after scanning, perform a deep scanning.

Data Recovery WD Passport Mac

To know how to recover data from the Western Digital Passport using the iSkysoft Data Recovery software on your Mac computer.

  • Download, install, and open the iSkysoft Data Recovery software on the Mac computer.
  • Select Lost Data Recovery, Raw Data Recovery, or Partition Data Recovery.
  • When the next window opens, go to the Logical Drivers section, and select the WD Passport drive.
  • Make sure to turn on the toggle switch next to the Enable Deep Scan option.
  • Select the Auto option from the Select Scanning File System drop-down menu.
  • Also, select the All Files option from the Select File Type drop-down list.
  • Navigate to the upper-left corner of the screen and then click the Scan icon.
  • Choose the file on the left panel and preview it on the main panel.
  • Select the Recover icon at the top of the screen.
  • Mention the name of the recovered file in the Save as field and then select the Save button.
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WD Elements Data Recovery

The loss of data occurs when you unknowingly delete the data, formatting the WD Elements, or if infected by a virus. The reason may vary for the loss of the data,but the solution is to recover data using a suitable data recovery software.Perform the solutions mentioned below to recover data from the Western Digital Elements portable hard drive using the Do Your Data software.

  • Download the Do Your Data Recovery software from the manufacturer site.
  • Install the recovery software by following the on-screen prompts.
  • After connecting the Western Digital Elements portable hard drive to the Windows computer, open the main interface of the Do Your Data Recovery software.
  • In the Select Partition or Device to Scan window, navigate to the Disk Partitions and Devices section and choose the Western Digital Elements hard drive.
  • Select the Next button to move to the further steps of the data recovery process.
  • Checkmark the box next to the Select All Types option if you want to scan all types of files. To scan a specific type of file, select the Images/Photos, Document Files, Videos, Audio, Archives, or Other Files checkbox.
  • Click Scan to scan the WD Elements portable hard drive for the recoverable data.
  • After selecting the data, click either the Recover or Advanced Recover button
  • You are recommended not to save the recovered data in the Western Digital Elements portable hard drive.
  • Save the retrieved data on the computer.

WD Elements 2TB Data Recovery

Proceed with the following guidelines to recover data from the Western Digital 2TB hard drive using the Remo Recover software.

  • Download, install, and launch the Remo Recover software on the Windows computer.
  • Select Recover Drivers -> Partition Recovery.
  • In the Storage Devices window, click the WD Elements 2TB hard drive, and select the right-arrow icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen to proceed with the next steps.
  • The Remo Recover software begins to scan the Western Digital Elements 2TB hard drive. In the Found Drive/Partition section, select the partition where you want to recover data.
  • Go to the Data View or File Type View section and select data to be recovered.
  • Note: If you cannot find the file you want to recover in the Recoverable Data list, click the Smart Scan button.
  • Select the right arrow icon and then click the Yes button in the Confirmation window.
  • As soon as you mention the location to save the recovered data, the Remo Recover software recovers the selected data to the specified location.
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