WD My Passport is a stylish external hard drive designed for massive storage that helps store, organize, and share your documents, photos, videos, files, etc. The device is portable and compact that fits in your palm. My Passport comes up with the WD Backup software so that you can back up your photos, videos, documents, etc., automatically.
Wd My Password Data Recovery
Data recovery is meant for regaining the data that you have lost while resetting or formatting your PC. Backing up files is the only way that enables you to recover the data wholly without losing them.
How do I recover data from the WD My Passport external hard drive?
Connect your WD My Passport drive to your PC.
Your PC will pop up with a WD My passport screen.
Ensure that you have a backup on your WD My Passport for all the files you want to restore to your PC.
Click on the WD Backup view menu from your Windows taskbar
Select Restore files.
Select the location to restore the files that you need.
On the restore files screen, select the files that you need to restore.
Click Restore, and the restore process starts.
After completion of restore, click OK.
Now you will get all the files that you want to restore without losing any of them.
How do you recover data from WD My Passport on Mac
After reinstalling your Mac, connect your external hard drive to which you have backed up your files.
Now go to the Finder on your Mac and click Applications.
Choose Migration assistant on your application screen and click Continue.
The Migration assistant screen pops up on your Mac, and you have to choose the source from where you want to restore your files.
Choose the From a mac, Time machine backup, or Startup disk option and click Continue.
After completing the restoring process, all the files on your Mac before resetting will be regained.