Easy way to connect WD My Cloud Personal NAS drive to Windows 10 PC

Wanting to get started with your WD My Cloud device? Here's our guide to getting yourself sorted out - We'll run you through how to connect the drive to your Windows 10 device, as well as create your account, add users, change shared permissions, and map your WD device to your network drive.

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Easy way to connect WD My Cloud Personal NAS drive to Windows 10 PC



Step 1: Establishing a connection with your Windows 10 device


First up, you want to plug in your WD My Cloud drive into a power socket, and then plug in one end of the supplied ethernet cable into your router and the other end into the dedicated ethernet port on the back of the NAS drive.


Wait until the LED light turns blue before you fire up any programs on your Windows device.


Next, head to files.mycloud.com/setup to begin the registration process.


Click get started, followed by selecting your language, and ticking the box to confirm you agree with WD's user license agreement.



Easy way to connect WD My Cloud Personal NAS drive to Windows 10 PC