How do I access my WD My Cloud Data?
To access files from any compatible web browser:
- Go to www.mycloud.com.
- Login with your MyCloud.com account credential.
- From the device listing menu, select your My Cloud device.
- Navigate and click on the file and folder to access your content.
How do I access my WD My Cloud web interface?
To open your My Cloud Dashboard:
- Windows: Open a web browser and type in //devicename (or device IP address) to the web address bar.
- Mac OSX: Open a web browser and type in //devicename. local (or device IP address) to the web address bar.
How do I use WD My Cloud as an 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.
How do I use WD My Cloud without Internet?
WD My Cloud is a private network device. For a user to have access to their device without using the internet, they can set up a VPN (virtual private network). The easiest way for them to do this is by using the desktop software that was included when they purchased their WD My Cloud product.
How do I move files from WD My Cloud to my computer?
Copy what you want to backup and paste it to the connected USB drive. This way is simple and easy to operate, all you need to do is connect WD my cloud home directly to computer vis ethernet, then copy and paste files to the connected external storage.
Can I connect WD My Cloud directly to PC?
To summarize all the debate below: you CAN connect the My Cloud directly to your computer via Ethernet ONLY. 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.
Can I connect WD My Cloud home directly to computer?