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WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra Device Setup

Western Digital provides solutions for all your storage needs with a range of storage devices. On this page, we’ll discuss the procedure to set up WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra. In fact, WD never calls this a network-attached storage server. They keep it simple by calling it personal cloud storage. Now, let’s see the setup process.

How To Do Physical Device Setup?

To set up the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra device physically, perform the steps given below.

  • Keep your WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra device and the router closer.
  • Connect your WD device to the router using the provided Ethernet cable.
  • Using the power cord, connect your WD device to an electrical outlet.
  • Now, power on your WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra device.
  • Once the power LED on the drive turns blue, you can proceed further with software installation.
Set Up WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra

Software Setup - Online

To perform the software setup online, open a web browser on your computer.

  • Type https://mycloudexe2ultra.com in the address field and press Enter.
  • You will now see the My Cloud window.
  • Select your language from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the checkbox beside the I agree to the WD End User License Agreement option.
  • When prompted to create an administrator password, enter it or leave it blank. Click Next.
  • Set the admin permissions correctly.
  • If required, register your WD device when prompted.
  • Perform the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Suppose you are setting up your personal cloud and want to access your files from outside your home, then you must fill in the information to log in remotely. 
  • If you want to use the WD My Cloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone and tablet, you have to enable it.
  • Enable auto-update for the firmware and opt into a WD product improvement program.
  • Once you have done the setup successfully, click the Finish button.

If you require more assistance to set up WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra, contact our support team.