Western Digital Discovery for Mac

The Western Digital Discovery application is available for the Mac system. The supported versions of the Mac operating system are 10.9 to 10.15.To know how to download and install the WD Discovery application on your Mac Operating system, follow the instructions given below.

  • Launch the default web browser of your Mac device.
  • Navigate to the support page of WD.
  • Click the Downloads tab available at the top of the screen.
  • Choose the Software by Product option. Scroll down the screen. You can find the Software for Mac title.
  • In the Software for Mac section, locate the Install Discovery for Mac option and click the plus (+) icon next to it.
  • Now, the detailed information of the Western Digital Discovery application will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Download button. Wait for the download process to complete.
  • After the download process, locate the downloaded Western Digital Discovery .exe file on your system and open it to begin the installation process.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to finish the installation.
  • Enter your Mac system’s password in the given field when prompted.
  • After the installation, launch the WD Discovery application by clicking the WD icon available in the menu bar.
  • Open the Western Digital Discovery application on your Mac system.
  • The list of devices connected to your Mac system will appear on the Western Digital Discovery window.
WD Discovery

Western Digital Discovery Download

Follow the simple, quick instructions given below to download and install the Western Digital Discovery application on your Windows system.

  • Go to the Western Digital software support page.
  • Locate the Download tab and click it.
  • Now, the list of products and software files will appear on the screen.
  • Navigate to the Software for Windows section and click the Install Discovery for Windows option.
  • Read the description and system requirement details mentioned on the screen and click the Download button.
  • Begin the Western Digital Discovery application installation on your Windows system once the download process is done.
  • Locate & right-click on the downloaded WD Discovery file, and click the Run as administrator option.
  • Finish the Discovery application installation on your Windows system by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the Discovery application installation is done, launch it.
  • Now, the list of connected devices will appear on the screen.

WD Discovery My Cloud Home Download

  • First, install the My Cloud Home desktop app on your Windows or Mac system.
  • To do that, navigate to the official site of My Cloud Home.
  • Locate and select the My Cloud Home application for Western Digital Discovery.
  • After selecting it, click the Download button. Once the My Cloud Home application for Discovery is downloaded, install it on your system.
  • After that, download and install the Western Digital Discovery software on your Windows or Mac system.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and finish the Discovery software installation process.
  • Once it is done, using your My Cloud Home account credentials, sign in to the Discovery application.
  • Once you are successfully logged in, the My Cloud Home Desktop icon will appear on your system screen.
  • If you want to access the My Cloud Home device, you can use this icon.

Guide: WD Discovery Utilities

  • There is no specific utility available for Western Digital Discovery. Western Digital Discovery is just an application that manages your WD drives.
  • You can download and install separate WD drive utilities for your WD Drives from the Western Digital Discovery application. 
  • If you haven’t installed the Discovery on your system, first install it.
  • Once the Discovery application is installed on your system, launch it. The list of drives installed on your system will be displayed on this screen.
  • If there is an update available for your WD drive, you can find the Update button beside it.
  • Click the Update button. Finish the update process by following the on-screen instructions.
Western Digital Discovery Utilities Guide

Western Digital Discovery for Windows

The WD Discovery application is available only for specific Windows versions; Windows 10 32/64-bit, Windows 8.1 32/64-bit, and Windows 7 32/64-bit versions.The Discovery My Cloud Home application is supported only on a 64-bit operating system.To know how to download Discovery for Windows, follow the quick steps given below.

  • First, check your Windows system operating system’s version. To do that, read and proceed with the instructions given below.
  • Click the Start menu or Windows icon on your system.
  • Tap Settings and select the System option followed by About.
  • Navigate to the Device Specifications section and select the System type option.
  • You can find your Windows operating system’s version below the System type option.
  • If your Windows OS version is one of the above-mentioned versions, begin the Discovery application download and installation.
  • You can refer to the Western Digital Discovery application download and installation procedure explained above.
  • For more assistance, click the Call button available on this screen.

WD Network Discovery

The Western Digital Discovery application is just a software program and scans your network to check the number of WD devices connected to the devices. There is no WD Discovery Network application available.

Uninstall Western Digital Discovery

To remove the Discovery application from your Windows system, follow the instructions given below.

Using Programs and Features:

  • Click the Start menu and type the Uninstall a program command in the search field.
  • Tap the Enter button on your system’s keyboard.
  • Now the Uninstall or Change a program window will open.
  • Scroll down the screen, locate the Western Digital Discovery application and select it.
  • You can find the Uninstall or Remove button at the top of the programs list, click it.
  • Now the pop-up menu will appear on the screen. Click the OK button on it to continue the uninstallation process.
  • Wait for the uninstallation process.
Uninstall WD Discovery
  • Once the WD Discovery application is uninstalled from your Windows system, a dialog box will appear on the screen, prompting you to restart the system.
  • Click the Restart Now or Restart Manually button.