QUICK STEPS: WD MY PASSPORT ULTRA 1TB HARD DRIVE INSTALLATION

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB is a portable external hard drive that enables you to expand your storage. The drive also helps in enhancing the computer's performance and outstandingly delivers plug and play storage. It matches your computer speed and can be used for quick and easy storage. The device is designed to be compact so that it fits your palm and comes with WD discovery software that helps to back up your files and documents automatically. You can feel safe with your files and documents as the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Installation has a WD security function within WD discovery, making your contents safe and secure.

How to Set up WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive

  • Unpack the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB hard drive from the package and remove all the protective covers.
  • Turn on your PC.
  • Now, connect the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB hard drive to your PC via the USB cable, which is provided along with the device.
  • Make sure that the LED light on the device turns on.
  • The WD icon pops up on your desktop.
  • Click to open the WD My Passport Ultra-hard drive.
  • Click on the Install discovery option to download the software that supports your computer's OS.
  • Wait until the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Installation process gets completed and click Finish.
  • Now, your hard drive is ready to be accessed.
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WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Driver Download

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB hard drive driver software comes with the device. You can install it from the device link.

  • Double-click on the WD Discovery icon on your drive and install the software.
  • You can also download the software from the official web page of WD.
  • Open your computer's web browser and then go to the official web page of WD.
  • Type WD My Passport Ultra 1TB in the search bar and search for the driver available for downloads and click Download.
  • Make sure that you download the software that supports your OS and click Install after accepting the terms and conditions.
  • Wait for few minutes until the installation process completes and click Finish.

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Drivers for Mac

  • Turn on your Mac and connect the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB drive to the Mac.
  • Make sure the LED light on the device turns on.
  • Your Mac desktop will pop up with the WD icon.
  • Double-click on the icon to open the driver and open WD Discovery for Mac, and install the driver .dmg file to install the software.
  • You can also download the software from the official web page of WD.
  • Make sure your Mac is connected to the internet.
  • Open a web browser and go to the official web page of WD.
  • Search for the name and model of the external hard drive and download the driver that supports your Mac OS.
  • Click Download after selecting Software for Mac and run the driver software.
  • If you don't have Internet, you can also download the WD driver utilities from the WD software offline installers for Mac folder.
  • After successfully downloading the software, the device is now ready to use.

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Drivers for Windows

  • Connect WD My Passport Ultra to your PC via USB, which is provided along with the device.
  • Double-click on the WD icon that pops up on your screen.
  • Run WD discovery.exe to install the WD software.
  • You can also download the software from the official web page of WD.
  • Go to the official web page of WD and search for the name and model of the external hard drive.
  • Click on Drivers and downloads to download the software.
  • Select Download to download the software that supports your OS and click Install.
  • Wait until the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Installation process completes.
  • You can access your external drive after the installation.
  • You can also download the WD drive utility from the WD software offline installers for the Windows folder if you don't have Internet.
WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Installation

How Do I Install WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Drivers?

After downloading the WD driver software from the official web page of WD, search and locate the software in the Downloads folder.

  • Double-click on the driver icon to install the software.
  • Click Install after you accept the terms and conditions.
  • Wait until the installation completes and click Finish.
  • Now, you can access your WD My Passport Ultra 1TB hard drive.

How Do I Recover Data From WD My Passport Ultra 1TB External Hard Drive?

You can restore data from WD My Passport Ultra using the WD backup utility. Ensure you back up all the files.

  • Open the WD Backup utility and select the Restore option from the top of the window.
  • Select your WD external device to restore the data from where the backup is saved and click Next.
  • Select the location to where you want to restore the files and click Next.
  • Click Select files to select the files that you want to restore and click Restore after choosing the files.
  • Wait until the restoring process completes.
  • You can now access the files you restored from the WD My Passport Ultra 1TB external hard drive.

Why Is My WD External Ultra 1TB Hard Drive Not Showing Up?

The WD Passport Ultra 1TB external hard drive may not be visible or detected on your PC. It is due to some technical errors or hardware issues. We can fix it in simple steps.

  • Connect your device to your PC and if it is not displayed on your PC, disconnect your USB cable from the device and connect it to another USB port.
  • Make sure that the drivers are correctly installed.
  • Try changing the drive letter and assign a new drive letter.
  • If two drive letters clash, it may cause such errors. So change and assign a new drive letter.
  • Restart your PC and check whether it works. See if the drive icon is now displayed on your computer.
  • In case none of the above-mentioned techniques/methods work, try formatting the external drive and make sure that it works after formatting.
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