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WD My Passport Wireless Pro First-Time Setup

Western Digital My Passport Pro is a wireless hard drive device that lets you store data and, play, or stream video/photos. You can also access the content stored on this drive using WD Media Player. In the section below, we are going to see in detail about the WD My Passport Pro Wireless manual & setup. 

WD My Passport Pro Kit Contents:

  • One WD My Passport Pro Wi-Fi storage hard drive
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • USB AC power adapter
  • Quick Install Guide

What are the OS & Browsers Compatible?

  • Windows operating systemsOS, such as Windows 10,/ 8, and& 7, and Mac operating systems such as Mac OS X El Captain, Yosemite, Mountain Lion, and Lion are the, is OS types compatible with this drive.
  • Similarly, web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome 31 and later are compatible with this external storage drive.

WD My Passport Pro Wireless Manual

  • You can download this driver’s manual from the official site of WD.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to reach the WD My Passport’s support page on a web browser.
  • Click the Manual tab followed by Download.
  • Wait for the hard drive’s manual to download.
  • After that, open and utilize it as per your need.

How to Set Up WD My Passport Wireless Pro First-Time?

  • Initially, make sure that you have unboxed the WD My Passport drive completely.
  • If you wish to set up this drive on your desktop or laptop, use a web browser to perform it.
  • Use the WD My Cloud app to set up this storage device on a mobile device.
WD My Passport Pro Wireless Manual

For Desktop or Laptop Users:

  • Turn on the WD My Passport drive.
  • Make sure that the LED light of the drive is lit.
  • For Windows users: Llocate and click the Network icon in the notification area of your computer.
  • For Mac users: Open the System Preferences window. Click the Network option followed by Wi-Fi.
  • Now, select the My Passport (2.4 GHz)- XXXX or My Passport (5 GHz) –XXXX option.
  • Note: TCollect your MAC address and replace the four XXXX denotes the values present in the MAC address of your drivewith it.
  • On your Windows or Mac computer, open a web browser and type the URL code mentioned below based on your OS type.
  • Windows users: type http://mypassport.
  • Windows or Mac users:
  • Mac users: http://mypassport.local
  • After entering any one of the URL code in the search field, tap Enter.
  • Now, the License Agreement screen of WD My Passport Pro wireless hard drive will appear on the screen.
  • Accept the End-User License Agreement.
  • In the window titled Automatic Import Media, enable the SD card and USB Device options and click the Next button.
  • To install Plex Media Server, tick the checkbox beside it when prompted.
  • On the Enhance Your WD Experience screen, enable the required features, and click the Next button.
  • Once you have set up the drive successfully, thea window titled That’s it will appear on the screen.
  • In the WD Dashboard, you can configure the connectivity options as per your need.
  • You can connect this storage hard drive to your Windows or Mac computer using a USB cable or via wireless.

For Android or Mac Users:

  • On your Android or Mac device, install the WD My Cloud app.
  • After that, go to your device’s Settings section.
  • Now, connect to the WD drive using its name or password.
  • Tap the My Cloud icon.
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the My Cloud application screen.
  • If required, change the WD drive name and password.
  • Then, Tap the Save Changes button.
  • Once you have completed the configuration, you can access the drive to store files or play media player.
  • Also, complete those steps using WD My Passport Pro Wireless Manual.