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Wireless Portable Hard Drive Western Digital

The Western Digital portable hard drive helps to protect your data or files from unauthorized access.

Western Digital Wireless Hard Drive Setup

Proceed with the instructions given below to perform the setup process for the Western Digital wireless hard drive.

  • Unpack the Western Digital wireless hard drive.
  • Hold the Power button after pressing it to turn on the Western Digital wireless hard drive.
  • On the desktop of your computer, click the Network icon and select the My Passport option.
  • Now, the Western Digital wireless hard drive is connected to the computer.
  • In the web browser’s address bar, enter ‘mypassport.local’ without including the quotes.
  • After reviewing the license agreement of the Western Digital product, click the I Agree button.
  • When you see the Secure My Passport Wireless window on the screen, fill the Wi-Fi Name, Create Password, and Confirm Password fields.
  • Click the Next button to open the Reconnect To Network window.
  • Now, carry out the remaining prompts on the screen to finish the Western Digital wireless hard drive setup.
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Western Digital Wireless Hard Drive Manual

You can get a soft copy (PDF) of the Western Digital wireless hard drive’s manual from the official website of the Western Digital product. It gives detailed explanations about setting up the wireless drive, drive connecting to the computer, firmware update, resetting the drive and password, and troubleshooting solutions.

Western Digital Wireless Hard Drive Ipad

To know how to transfer files from iPad to Western Digital wireless hard drive, refer to the content below.

  • First, connect the Western Digital wireless hard drive to your iPad.
  • On your iPad, tap the Document icon.
  • Tap the Select button at the top-right corner of the screen and then select the image that you need to transfer from iPad to the Western Digital hard drive.
  • Once you select the images, tap the Done button.
  • Touch the Share icon at the left panel of the screen and then tap the My Cloud icon.
  • On the My Cloud screen, tap Select Location to specify the path for saving the images.
  • After tapping the Done button, navigate to the My Cloud application and check if all the transferred images are displayed.
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Connect Western Digital External Hard Drive Wireless Router

To know how to connect the Western Digital external hard drive to a wireless router, refer to the context provided below.

  • Check if you have turned on the wireless router. If not, press and hold the Power button to turn it on.
  • Locate the USB port at the rear side of the wireless router and then connect the Western Digital external hard drive.
  • Now, the USB LED begins to blink.
  • In the address bar of the browser, type the IP address of the wireless router correctly.
  • Fill the username and the password fields with the default login credentials if you have not changed them yet.
  • If you do not know the default credentials, check the lookup table of the wireless router and enter the credentials correctly.
  • Click the Login button to access the web-interface page of the wireless router.
  • Move to the USB settings section and check the Western Digital external hard drive is detected.
  • Navigate to the Storage Sharing section and make sure to enable Server Status.
  • You can share the files on your Wi-Fi network.

Western Digital Wireless Backup Hard Drive

The Western Digital My Cloud Home drive helps to back up data wirelessly. The compatible Operating Systems are Windows 10, 8, 7, and Mac.

Western Digital Wireless External Hard Drive For Mac

  • After connecting the Western Digital wireless external hard drive to your computer, check if the computer detects the WD drive.
  • Click the Western Digital hard drive icon.
  • Now, you can access the files from the Western Digital wireless hard drive on the Mac computer.

Western Digital External Hard Drive Slow Cloud Wireless

  • Slow data transfer usually occurs when you don’t use the Gigabit Ethernet adapter and a switch.
  • Make sure to perform the disk fragmentation to improve the hard drive’s efficiency.
  • Try to remove all the viruses and malware.
  • Get help from our technical support member for assistance.