WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery

Western Digital HDD Data Recovery

With the help of the EaseUS Data Recovery software for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery, you can recover the files that were deleted or lost. It is a very reliable software, and it has the Filters feature that will help you find a particular file sooner.

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MAC:

  • First, navigate to the official site and download the iSkysoft Data Recovery software for Mac.
  • Key in the OS Family as Mac and choose the correct version of OS. Click the iSkysoft Download button to download the setup file to your system.
  • Read the prompts that are displayed on your computer's screen and install the software successfully.
  • Open the iSkysoft software once the installation is complete.
  • On the Initial screen, you have to choose the Types of File to be recovered.
  • Next, select the driver to be scanned from the list of recognized drives displayed.
  • Click the Start button and wait until the recovery process is complete.
  • The list of files that were recovered will be available. Click the checkbox available near the files that you wish to retrieve.
  • Choose a location and make sure that the files are stored correctly.

WINDOWS:

  • For Windows, the iSkysoft software is available, and it can be downloaded from the manufacturer's site.
  • On the main page of the manufacturer’s site, you have to key in your OS version and wait till the drivers are displayed on your system.
  • Download the iSkysoft recovery to your computer and install it using the prompts displayed for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery.
  • Launch the app after successful installation, and the list of File Types will be displayed on the initial screen.
  • Select a File Type of your choice and choose the drive that you are about to scan for the lost file.
  • Make use of a USB cable to connect the external devices. Tap the Start button, and the scanning process will begin.
  • From the Results page, tick the files that you wish to retrieve. Click the Recover button.
  • After a few seconds, the retrieved files will be stored in the chosen folder.

Western Digital My Passport 1TB Data Recovery

There are many free and premium applications that can be used to recover data from a Western Digital My Passport 1TB hard disk. These include EaseUS, Stellar Phoenix, Recuva, Wise Data Recovery, and so on. Here are the guidelines to recover data from the Western Digital My Passport hard disk. The guidelines mentioned below are similar for almost all these data recovery applications.

  • Launch the data recovery application on your computer. Make sure that the Western Digital hard disk is connected to the computer with a working USB cable.
  • On the desktop of these data recovery applications, you will need to select the kind of files you wish to recover.
  • Choose the Next/Continue button to proceed to the next screen. Select the hard drive from which you want to recover files, i.e., the Western Digital hard disk.
  • Then, click the Scan button to initiate the scanning for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery. Wait until the data recovery application finishes scanning the drive for files to be recovered and displays the results on the screen. Now, click the files to be recovered by clicking the checkboxes beside them.
  • Click the Recover button on the data recovery application’s dialog box to initiate the recovery. Choose the destination folder for saving the recovered data and then click OK.
  • Some data recovery applications open the destination folder. This makes accessing the recovered files a breeze. In other applications, you will need to access the recovered files from the destination folder manually.

How to Recover Data from Damaged WD Eexternal Hard Drive ?

How to Recover Data from the WD External Hard Disk Which is Not Detecting ?

Here are the ways you can recover data from the WD external hard disk when it is not responding.

  • Launch the Run tool on your computer. To open this tool, press the Windows key and the R key at the same time.
  • Type the word string ‘diskmgmt.msc’ in the Open field without quotes and click OK.
  • Scroll down to the Removable Disk’s Unallocated section with a memory size such as XYZ GB displayed beside it. Right-click this area and then choose New Simple Volume.
  • Follow the prompts displayed by the partition wizard to create a new partition.
  • Now, you can restart the PC and check whether the WD external disk issue has been resolved.
  • The next solution is to change the WD external hard disk’s drive letter and path. To change this, navigate to the Run application again by pressing Win and R keys together.
  • Enter the word string ‘diskmgmt.msc’ without the quotes and click OK.
  • On the Disk Management window, choose the WD external hard disk by right-clicking it. You can identify it by viewing the storage space such as XYZ GB mentioned beside it.
  • When you right-click it, a series of options such as Open, Explore, Change Drive Letter and Paths appears. Click the ‘Change Drive Letter and Paths option. On the Change Drive Letter and Paths window, click Change for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery.
  • Select a new letter for the drive from the drop-down list and then click OK. Restart the computer and then check whether the WD external hard disk works.

How to Recover Corrupted Files from WD External Hard Drive ?

To recover the corrupted files from the Western Digital (WD) external hard drive using the Stellar Data Recovery software, perform the instructions given below.

  • First, check and make sure that the Stellar Data Recovery software is installed on your computer.
  • If not, go to the official site of the Stellar data recovery software and download the software that suits your operating system.
  • After the installation, launch the Stellar Data recovery software on your computer. Connect the WD External Hard drive and your computer to begin the recovery process.
  • Use a USB cable to connect the WD external hard drive to your computer. Select your WD external hard drives on the Stellar Data recovery screen.
  • Click the Scan button. The scan process is displayed at the side of the screen. If you want to cancel the Scan process, then click the Stop button.
  • After the scan process, the recovered files will be displayed in different categories - File Type, Tree View, and Deleted List.
  • Select the files you wish to retrieve and highlight it.
  • Click the Recover button WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery. If prompted, create or choose a folder on your system to save the recovered files.
  • After the recovery, go to the created or selected folder to check if all the files are recovered.

How to Recover data from Western Digital My Passport Ultra ?

To recover the data from WD My Passport Ultra using the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software, perform the recovery steps given below.

  • Get a USB cable from a trusted retail store if you don’t have it.
  • Connect your WD MY Passport Ultra to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Now, download and install the Yodot Data Recovery software on your computer.
  • Launch the Yodot Data Recovery software to begin the recovery process.
  • Select the Partition Recovery or Formatted/Reformatted Recovery option on the main screen of the Yodot Data Recovery software.
  • Select your WD My Passport Ultra drive from the list of drivers displayed on the screen.
  • Click Scan. Now the Yodot Data Recovery software begins the scanning.
  • At the end of the scan process, the recovered files are displayed in two different categories.
  • The two categories are ‘File Type View’ and ‘Data View.’ Choose your lost file from the list and click the Save button.
  • Select or create a location on your computer to save the recovered files and click the OK button.

How to Recover Data from Dead Western Digital ?

  • Proceed with the following steps for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery using the Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool.
  • Download the Yodot Mac Data Recovery software on your PC and do the steps displayed on the screen to install it.
  • Ensure to connect the Western Digital Hard Drive to your PC before installing the recovery software. Also, make sure your computer is virus-free.
  • Launch the Yodot Mac Data Recovery software after installing it on your PC.
  • Now, you will see the Volume Recovery option and Formatted/Reformatted Recovery option on the main screen of the recovery tool.
  • You are recommended to select the Volume Recovery option to recover data from the Western Digital Hard Drive disk.
  • The recovery software starts to scan automatically. Wait until the scanning process completes.
  • You will see the lost data on the main screen. Then, select the files or data which you want to restore in the Data View section and File Type View Section.
  • Make sure to save the restored data in a different location. Ensure that you do not save the restored data from where you lost the files or data.
  • Do not eject the Western Digital Hard Drive while the restoration process is in progress.

How do I Recover Files from WD Elements External Hard Drive ?

Use a third-party recovery tool like the Recoverit Data Recovery tool to recover files from WD Elements External Hard drive.

WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery

Western Digital Data Recovery Tool

The WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery tool will help you to recover the data in minutes. You can use the western digital data recovery tool to restore the data deleted accidentally, from formatted hard drive, or due to damages or virus attacks. The Western Digital is known for its high performance, and it is the most commonly used tool and specially designed to retrieve the lost data.

Western Digital My Passport Data Recovery Software

  • Once the installation process completes, go to the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for the western digital hard drive data.
  • Now, under the Hard Disk drives list, place the WD hard drive partition that is connected to the computer by right-clicking on it.
  • Then, proceed to click the Scan button.
  • Now, view the files in the scan results and select the pictures, documents, videos, and files under the search bar.
  • Select the files that you want to restore.
  • Tap the Recover button and make sure that you don't save the data to the original drive again.

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  • First, download the EaseUS file recovery software from the manufacturer site by and it has separate download for Mac and PC.
  • Next step, select for the location. Go to the EaseUS data recovery wizard for Western Digital hard drive after finishing the installation process.
  • Under the Hard disk drives list, locate and right-click the WD hard drive partition.
  • Now, tap the Scan button for WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery. Select the files that you want to restore like pictures, videos, documents, files which the software has found.
  • Now, select the files and documents that you want to recover. Tap the Recover option to begin the recovering process.