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WD Passport Wireless Pro Battery Replacement

To perform WD My Passport Wireless Pro Battery Replacement, follow the below-mentioned steps.

WD My Passport Wireless Pro Battery Replacement

Battery features:

  • Li-Po battery
  • Charges 6,400mAH (24Wh)
  • The time taken to fully charge the battery is 3.5 hours approximately
  • Longer battery life
  • 100% charge lasts up to 8 hours

The Battery charge status of the WD My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive:

  • All the four blue LED stays lit - 75% or above
  • Three blue LED stays lit - Between 50% and 74%
  • Two blue LED stays lit - Between 20% and 49%
  • One blue LED stays lit - Between 10% and 19%
  • One blue LED blinking - Between 5& and 10%
  • When the battery status is below 5%, all the LEDs will be turned off. This indicates that the hard drive is off.

Battery life:

  • Access the home page of the WD My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive and navigate to the Hardware page.
  • To determine the battery life, go to the Battery section and select either the Performance or Battery Life option next to Optimization.

Charging:

  • Take the cable that was present in the box while purchasing the WD My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive and plug its one end into the USB port of the drive.
  • Plug the other end of the cable into an adapter.
  • The adapter is also available in the box.
  • Connect the adapter to a wall socket.
  • Now, the WD My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive begins to charge.
  • You can disconnect the cable when it is fully charged.
  • If you want to know the battery status when the hard drive is turned off, hold the Battery button for a second.
  • The Battery LED will indicate the battery status of the hard drive.
  • If the battery is not getting charged or bulged, you have to replace it.
  • Contact the WD customer care for the battery replacement since it is not recommended to service the hardware parts of the drive on your own unless you are a trained technician.
  • However, if you want to replace the drive’s battery on your own, purchase a new battery for the drive recommended by WD.
  • Open the rear panel of the drive carefully.
  • Inside, you can see the battery, lift it and also remove the battery socket from the circuit board. Make sure not to touch any other hardware parts inside.
  • Now, place the new battery in the correct position and close the rear panel.
  • Now, we have successfully seen how to perform WD My Passport Wireless Pro Battery Replacement