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How To Perform The Western Digital My Cloud 3TB Setup?

Western Digital My Cloud is an easy-to-use cloud storage device. When it is directly connected to a router, you can access your data from anywhere. This page shows how to perform the Western Digital My Cloud 3TB setup in a step-by-step method.

What’s in the box

  • WD My Cloud storage drive.
  • Ethernet cable.
  • AC Power Adapter.
  • Quick Install Guide.


  • Open the box and take all the box contents out of the box.
  • Unpack WD My Cloud from the package.
  • Connect an end of the Ethernet cable to the WD Ethernet port and the other end to the router Ethernet port.
  • Connect the given power adapter to WD My Cloud hard and the other end to the electrical outlet.

Setting up the WD My Cloud device

  • Open the default browser and go to the official WD login page.
  • Enter the login credentials and click Login. The login credentials are mentioned at the backside of the WD My Cloud device.
  • On the next page, click the Choose your language drop-down box and select English.
  • Click the check box to agree on the license agreement and click Continue.
  • On the Getting Started screen, enter a new password in both the text fields and click Next.
  • Enter your first name, last name, and email address.
  • Click Save.
Western Digital My Cloud 3TB Setup

Set up WD My Cloud App on a mobile device

  • Open the Google Play Store app on an Android mobile.
  • Locate and install the WD My Cloud app.
  • Open Settings > Wi-Fi Settings and tap the toggle button to ON the Wi-Fi.
  • Tap the Wi-Fi icon on the notification screen, tap the Western Digital SSID from the available list, and enter the password.
  • The password is printed on the Quick Install Guide and also printed on My Cloud’s backside sticker.
  • Open the My Cloud app, read the agreement carefully, and tap Agree in the WD My Cloud Welcome screen.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to complete the setup process on the Android mobile.
  • Once the setup is complete, you can access the data from WD My Cloud drive on your Android mobile.

Finally, the Western Digital My Cloud 3TB setup is completed successfully.