Quick Answer: Can WD My Cloud connect to router wirelessly?

How do I connect my WD My Cloud to my router?

Connect your My Cloud Home

  1. Place the WD My Cloud Home near your router.
  2. Connect the power adapter to the My Cloud Home and to a free power outlet.
  3. Connect the network cable to your WD My Cloud Home and your router or modem.
  4. Wait until the white light comes on.

Does WD My Cloud have WiFi?

The My Cloud DOES NOT have WiFi capability. There is no internal WiFi card/antenna within the My Cloud. Your network WiFi router handles the WiFi connectivity between local network Ethernet connected devices like the My Cloud and your WiFi computers/devices.

Can I connect directly to WD My Cloud?

see less 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.

How do I connect my WD My Cloud without a router?

MyCloud WITHOUT a router?

  1. Connect WDMyCloud (NAS) directly to your PC via it’s lan port. …
  2. Enable Internet Connection Sharing on the PC network adapter which is connected to your AT&T router.
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Why can’t I access my WD My Cloud dashboard?

Check any third party firewall/security software and or the network firewall. Disable any third party security software as a troubleshooting step and see if the web browser access issue to either the My Cloud Dashboard or MyCloud.com web portal continue.

What is the IP address for WD My Cloud?

You can access these by opening or in your browser. The default IP, username, and password can also be found in the user manual of your router.

Can I use WD My Cloud without internet?

You cannot use the My Cloud without internet access. It requires internet as it authenticates you through the WD servers. If you disconnect from the internet while using it, it will continue to work for up to an hour before your session expires and you lose access to your files.

How do I access WD My Cloud locally?

To open your My Cloud Dashboard:

  1. Windows: Open a web browser and type in //devicename (or device IP address) to the web address bar.
  2. Mac OSX: Open a web browser and type in //devicename. local (or device IP address) to the web address bar.

How do I retrieve data from WD My Cloud?

How to recover data from WD My Cloud Home

  1. Remove the drives from your WD My Cloud Home. …
  2. Connect the removed drive(s) to the computer. …
  3. Install UFS Explorer Professional Recovery on the computer and launch the program. …
  4. Find the WD My Cloud partition holding your data.

What is the USB port on my WD My Cloud for?

USB 2.0 port Connects to a USB hard drive for additional storage. This port is only available on 4-bay My Cloud devices. USB 3.0 port Connects to a USB hard drive for additional storage. Reset button ( ) Restores settings such as the Admin user name and password for the device.

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