Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers

WD External Hard Drive Drivers

Learn how to install the Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers with the help of the procedure that is specified below.

Western Digital External Hard Drive Driver Download

  • Navigate to the official site and download the WD driver file to your Mac system.
  • Mention your OS before downloading the file. This will help you install a driver that is compatible with your OS version.
  • Once the download procedure is complete, go to the downloaded location and find the WD_Apps.dmg file.
  • Double-click on it and tap Next on the WD Apps Setup Wizard screen.
  • Select the Recommended Install option in the Installation Type window.
  • If you choose the Custom Install option to install the software of your choice, tick the box near the License Agreement option and select the Next option.
  • In the Authentication window, key in the username and password to grant permissions for the software to be installed.
  • Wait till the installation process is over. The progress of the installation procedure will be indicated on your screen for Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers Install.
  • On the Installation Complete screen, you can click the Manage your Drive With WD Drive Utilities option or the Set Security with WD Security option to continue with the configuration.

Western Digital External Hard Drive Driver Update

The Western Digital driver update can be done by downloading the latest version of the driver from the manufacturer site where you will have to select the operating system that you are using. WD hard drives make use of the drivers that are built within the operating system, and we can rarely find them getting damaged. Sometimes the operating system may not recognize the driver due to damages in the driver. In such cases, the driver needs to be updated.

Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers

Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers Mac

MacOS Mojave

MacOS Versions

  • First, launch the App Store on the Mac OS.
  • Now, you can find the Updates option in the App Store toolbar.
  • Tab the Updates option.
  • Click the updates button, and download and install the updated list.
  • If the App Store doesn't show any updates, it means that the MacOS and all the other apps are up-to-date.

Western Digital External Hard Drive Driver Windows 10

  • First, in the search bar, type Device manager and then choose Device Manager.
  • Now, make sure to choose the names of the devices that you want to update.
  • Then, proceed to select Update Driver and then choose Search automatically for updated driver software for Western Digital External Hard Drive Drivers.
  • The update will start automatically.