How do I upload files to WD My Cloud?
How can I upload files from my PC or Mac to myCloud?Go to the Home tab in your myCloud.Click on the blue Upload button in the upper right-hand corner. Then click on either Upload photos or Upload files.
How do I transfer files from external hard drive to WD My Cloud?
You can copy data to a USB disk, then plug that USB disk into the NAS and then:either use the WD My Cloud desktop or mobile app to move data from the USB share to the other shares. or use SSH commands like cp to copy things around.
How do I upload photos to WD My Cloud?
Get a decent file manager. Connect to your MyCloud as a file server (locally). Use the file manager to copy the file from the location on your phone to your selected location on the MyCloud. Or install the MyCloud mobile app, and setup the auto-backup location.
How do I reset WD My Cloud?
With the power on, using a paperclip or narrow tipped pen, press and hold the reset button for at least 4 seconds. The reset process will cause the device to reboot and may take up to 5 minutes to complete. Please wait until the Power LED is solid blue, indicating the device is ready to use.
Why can’t I connect to WD My Cloud?
Perform a reset of the WD My Cloud via the steps at this link. Disable any software firewall applications on the PC. Connect one PC directly via Ethernet wire to the same router that the WD My Cloud is connected to. Turn on just the gateway/router and wait for it to boot up.
Why can’t I access my WD My Cloud?
Click on Control Panel in the WinX Menu to open it. In the Control Panel, locate and click on Credential Manager. Close the Control Panel. Restart your computer, and when it boots up, you will be able to seamlessly access your WD My Cloud account.
What is the default IP address of WD My Cloud?
1.1 or 192.168. 0.1 by default on most routers. You can access these by opening http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 in your browser. The default IP, username, and password can also be found in the user manual of your router.
How do I access WD My Cloud from USB?
You CANNOT use the USB port; the My Cloud is an intelligent network device, not a dumb* USB drive. As an intelligent network device, it can support additional drives of its own.
How do I access WD My Cloud from my PC?
Open Control Panel > User Accounts and go to the Credential Manager. Next choose Windows credentials and click on Add a Windows credential. In the Internet address field enter the name of your My Cloud device. In the Username field enter the username that you use to access My Cloud.
How do I access WD My Cloud locally?
Generally, at least with the WD My Cloud mobile apps for Android, the WD app should scan and find the My Cloud on the local network provided that mobile device is connected via WiFi to that local network. You may need to access the WD mobile app menu to add or re-add a local network My Cloud.
How do I connect my WD My Cloud to my computer via Ethernet?
Direct ConnectionTurn on your device without plugging in the Ethernet cable and wait for the activity light (first LED) to turn yellow.Plug the Ethernet cable from the device to your computer and wait for about a minute until the activity LED turns blue again.Open Finder (file browser) and in the sidebar you should see your device.
How do I connect my WD My Cloud to my computer via WiFi?
If you have a WiFi router then connect the My Cloud to the WiFi router’s networking port (most consumer routers have four networking ports). Then connect the WiFi computer (or mobile device) to the same WiFi router. Once connected one can use the My Cloud Dashboard to setup and configure the My Cloud.
Does WD My Cloud need to be connected to router?
You must connect the My Cloud using the Ethernet port to the local network WiFi Router or local network switch/hub that has a WiFi router connected to it in order for any WiFi device or computer to access the My Cloud. The My Cloud DOES NOT have WiFi capability. You can only connect to it using wired Ethernet.
Is WD My Cloud worth it?
The good The WD My Cloud is fast, affordable, and easy to use, and has a well-implemented, powerful personal cloud feature. The bottom line For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
How do I install WD My Cloud on Windows 10?
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How do I find my WD My Cloud activation code?
Turn on Remote Access.Install the WD Photos and WD My Cloud apps onto the mobile device. Click Cloud Access.In the left pane, click the name of the user whose mobile device you want to grant access to the cloud.Click Get Code. Click Finish.On the mobile device, enter the activation code.
Can WD My Cloud be hacked?
Trustwave has revealed new multiple security holes in the popular WD My Cloud personal network attached storage devices. The result – My Cloud hack is serious. Don’t panic.
Can I use WD My Cloud as external hard drive?
No you cannot reformat and use the My Cloud as a plain dumb external USB hard drive. The USB port on the My Cloud is host mode only, meaning you can only attach external USB drives too it. If you don’t want to use the WD software, then don’t. You can access the My Cloud using Windows File Explorer or Mac Finder.
What’s the difference between WD My Cloud and My Cloud home?
MyCloud Home has 1GB of RAM (instead of 256 MB in MyCloud) MyCloud Home has quad-core processor (instead of dual-core in MyCloud) MyCloud Home use 1.4 GHz processor (instead of 650 MHz in MyCloud) My Cloud Home uses only HTTPS for access.
Is WD My Cloud compatible with Time Machine?
My Cloud Home can be used as a Time Machine backup option for a Mac, but I wasn’t a fan of how Time Machine backups were handled.