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All USB external drives can be connected to the corresponding port on the computer using the steps below.
If this is a Passport drive, there is no power adapter,please skip to steps 1 and 2.
Important Mac OSX information to know before you get started My Book / My Passport and easystore drives that are sold as “PC” drives, or are setup for a PC file system, will either not be recognized by mac OS or will appear as a write-protected drive.
In order to make a drive compatible with a Mac that is formatted for Windows, you will need to re-partition and re-format to a Mac OSX format before the drive will work on the Mac system.
Something similar to the following screen will be seen if this test fails: Important: If the above test failed, try changing the USB connection mode of your device from a article for more information about Android MTP and PTP connection modes.
Some devices do not explicitly give you an "MTP" or "PTP" connection option, instead they may give you the option to "enable access to files" on your Android device; enabling "access to files" on your device is equivalent to enabling MTP mode.
If the drive installs properly and you don't get an error, but the drive is not showing up on your Mac Desktop, then you may need to format the drive.
Please see the Knowledge Base article Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and mac OS for help formatting the drive.
Android 2.x and 3.x devices do not support USB debugging.
Do this while your Android device is attached to your workstation via USB.
You can confirm that your workstation recognizes and can communicate with the Android debug bridge (adb) over USB by performing the following test with your Chrome desktop browser (this test requires Chrome): and it may also show you a list of debuggable browser tabs that are open on your Android device (see the image above).
All USB, Fire Wire, and Thunderbolt external drives can be connected to the corresponding port on the computer using the steps below.
The user's computer may not look like the one pictured but they follow the same steps.
The e SATA interface does not support interaction with the WD Drive Manager utility used with the My Book Studio Edition II and My Book Pro II drives.