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How To Use WD Easystore?

WD easystore is one of the most affordable external hard drives on the market. It is a great storage device for anyone who wants to back up their documents, files, and photos. The WD easystore hard drive is small and compact, and it has a USB interface that makes it easy to connect to your computer. If you have purchased a WD easystore hard drive and are looking for the procedure for using it, continue reading this page.

How To Use WD Easystore

How To Use WD Easystore On Windows 10

    Compatible Versions (Windows OS):

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Turn on your Windows computer.
  • Connect your WD easystore hard drive to your computer using the included USB cable.
  • The hard drive will appear in your computer’s file management utility.
  • Note: If your WD easystore hard drive is not showing up, click here for troubleshooting solutions.

  • When the Found New Hardware screen appears, click Cancel.
  • The WD software will install the necessary drivers for WD easystore. If you want to extend its capabilities, you can install the WD Discovery software (included in the hard drive).
  • All WD Drive utilities are automatically installed on your computer when you install WD Discovery.
  • You can then use your WD easystore hard drive as an external storage device for your Windows computer.
Connect Your WD Easystore

How To Use WD Easystore On Mac

  • Compatible versions for macOS:
  • Mavericks
  • Yosemite
  • El Captain
  • Sierra
  • WD easystore drives are pre-formatted with the NTFS file system, which is compatible only with Windows operating systems. Therefore, reformatting is required for Mac computers. Read these guidelines to format your WD easystore hard drive. Once you format your WD easystore hard drive, you can start using it on your Mac.

  • If you have a Windows and a Mac computer and need to work on both, you can format it with exFAT (compatible with both Operating Systems).
  • If you don’t have a requirement to use the hard drive on a Windows computer, you can format it with the HFS file system.
  • These guidelines will show you the process of reformatting your WD easystore hard drive.
  • On your Windows computer, open the Run box (Windows R).
  • Type diskmgmt.msc and click OK.
  • Type diskmgmt msc
  • Once in the Disk Management section, right-click on your WD easystore hard drive and select Format.
  • Enter the name of the hard drive in the Volume label field. Enter the preferred file system in the File System field.
  • Enter The Name Of The Hard Drive
  • Leave the allocation unit size at the default value and click OK. After that, you can use the hard drive on your Mac computer.

Conclusion

This is how you should use your WD easystore hard drive on your Windows and Mac computers. If you are stuck while formatting the hard drive or looking for expert assistance to explore your WD easystore hard drive, click the Call button on this page. Our skilled engineers are here to answer all your queries and rectify the trouble.

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