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Western Digital Discovery Application Installation Utilities

The WD Discovery application installation utilities deliver cloud-based software, updates, and notification for its external USB drives. This application can be installed on your Windows or Mac computer manually. This web page explains how to download and install the WD Discovery Application Installation Utilities on your Windows or Mac system.

Steps to download and install Western Digital Discovery App Installation Utilities on your Mac system

  • From your Mac computer’s web browser, navigate to the WD Support page.
  • Enter the WD Application Installation utilities keyword in the search field.
  • On the Software & Downloads screen, click the Download button below the Install WD Discovery for Mac section.
  • Wait for the utility file to download.
  • Once it is done, double-click on the Install WD Discovery icon to run the software.
  • On the Welcome to WD Discovery screen, click the Install Now button.
  • Now, to continue the WD Discovery utilities application installation, you will be prompted to enter your Mac system’s security key.
  • Enter the password in the given field and click the OK button.
  • Wait for the WD Discovery application installation process to complete.
  • Once the installation is done, launch the utilities application on your system as instructed below.
  • Click the Apple icon.
  • Now, the Apple menu will be expanded.
  • Locate and click the WD icon.
  • Now, the WD Discovery application installation utilities window will open.
  • The list of WD drives connected to your Mac system will be displayed on the screen.

Perform these procedures to download and install the Western Digital Discovery application installation utilities on your Windows computer

  • Download the WD Discovery utilities application from its official site.
  • After the download process finished, locate and right-click on the WD utilities zip file.
  • Extract the installer file from the zip folder.
  • Locate and right-click on the installer file.
  • Select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click the Install Now button.
  • Wait for the WD discovery application installation utilities process to complete.
  • Once it is done, you can set the preferences for your WD Drives as per your need.
  • Click the Call button available on this screen to get remote assistance in performing the same.
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