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Causes for the drive to be not recognized:

Usually, this issue occurs due to many reasons and some of them are listed below.

  • OS incompatibility
  • Data on the drive has expired
  • Drive partition might be damaged
  • Connectivity problem
Wd Easystore Portable Not Recognized On Mac

Solutions To Fix The Drive Recognition Issue: 

To fix the WD Easystore Portable device not recognized on Mac, perform the simple and quick instructions given below.

  • Make sure that the USB cable between the WD drive and your Mac is connected securely.
  • Check whether the drive is connected to a working power outlet.
  • Avoid using a surge protector/UPS to connect the drive to the power source.
  • If the cable that you’re using for the connectivity is damaged, replace it.
  • Try to connect the drive to a different USB port on your Mac.
  • Make sure that the firewall or antivirus software installed on your computer is not blocking the drive.
  • Restart your Mac computer. Make sure to unplug the drive before restarting the Mac.
  • Again, connect the drive and check if it is recognized on your Mac.
  • If not, access the Disk Utility on your Mac and look for the missing drive.
  • In case the drive is not displayed in the Disk Utility window, it means the drive is corrupted. 
  • To clear it, reformat or re-partition your WD drive.
  • Once the formatting is done, check whether the issue WD Easystore Portable device not recognized on Mac is fixed or not.
  • If not, try to connect the drive to another Mac computer.