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The WD My Cloud desktop app is no longer available for WD My Cloud devices. But you can install the WD Discovery app to manage your connected devices and stay up-to-date.

Wd My Cloud Desktop App

Wd My Cloud Desktop App For Windows

  • Since the WD My Cloud desktop app is no longer available, you can use the WD Discovery app. Using this app, you can do the following.
  • Manage your connected WD devices.
  • Secure your drive with a password or manage drive settings.
  • Register your device and receive software updates.
  • Manage your WD Cloud devices.

Downloading the WD Discovery app:

  • Launch the default browser on your Windows computer.
  • Visit the official WD site and click the Downloads tab.
  • Under the Software for Windows section, expand the Install WD Discovery for Windows tab and click the Download button.
  • Wait until the download is completed.
  • Next, go to the Downloads folder and check if the installer file has been downloaded.

Installing the WD Discovery app:

  • On your computer, go to the Downloads folder and extract the WD Discovery installer file from the .zip file.
  • Right-click the Install WD Discovery file and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click the Yes button if the User Account Control dialog appears.
  • On the Welcome to WD Discovery screen, click the blue Install Now button.
  • Wait until the WD Discovery app is installed.
  • When you are done, click the WD icon in the system tray to launch the WD Discovery app.
  • Click the Register device button and follow the on-screen prompts to register your WD My Cloud device.
  • Once the registration is done, click the Restart Now button to reboot your computer. Doing so will automatically update the WD software to the latest version (if applicable).
  • You have now installed the WD Discovery app on your computer.