WD My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable Hard Drive - White

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About this product


Product overview

• 3TB storage provides you with a vast amount of space for your backups, images and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, when used with a USB3.0 port
• Just 20.96mm thick and weighs 230g making it an extremely portable hard drive
• Free and included WD backup application lets you schedule automatic backups locally to the drive or to your Dropbox account (Windows only)

Special feature
• Supplied with a free WD security application for setting up an optional password that is 256-bit AES hardware encrypted

What could I use this hard drive for?
If you are looking for a hard drive to do continuous backups or for backing up large amount of files than look no further, this WD My Passport Ultra (Manufacturer Code: WDBBKD0030BWT-EESN) is the perfect choice. 3TB of storage gives you enough space for approximately 600,000 10MP digital pictures or more than 300 hours of high definition video. The USB3.0 connection helps transfers of large data as it is 10 times faster than USB 2.0, making it quicker to transfer immense amounts of folders, videos or pictures.

An extra layer of protection can be added to the hard drive through the use of the supplied WD security application. When setup with a password the 256-but hardware encryption is activated, so you can protect your precious memories and confidential documents.

Is there backup software to use with this?
The WD My Passport Ultra includes WD backup software which will let you schedule automatic backups. The backups can either be scheduled to be stored onto this external hard drive or to a cloud service account (such as Dropbox). This feature only works on Windows and currently does not work on Macs.

Is this compatible with Mac as well?
The hard drive is pre-formatted as an NTFS drive, which makes it compatible with Windows computers straight out of the box. In order to get this hard drive to work on Mac OS X computers, the hard drive will need to be reformatted.




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does it require an external power source I,e mains transformer

Asked by: bazzer
This should draw its power from the USB port it is connected to. It is recommended to connect either directly to a USB port on through a powered USB hub to prevent power interruption.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-05-25

Can I use d drive with windows 100

Asked by: Fakoya
This should be fine for use with Windows 10.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-05-25

I have an iphone 4 and 1st gen ipad. I need to backup pictures. I can't use iTunes or a laptop. I am unsure if will get ios or windows computer in the future. Can you suggest external storage I can use? Thanks

Asked by: Becky
WD My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable Hard Drive - White Code: A47UA
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-03-10
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