WD USB 3.0 1TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive Black

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About this product


Product overview

• 1TB portable hard drive gives you a large storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
• Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
• WD Security allows you to password protect your hard drive to prevent unauthorised use
• USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
• Manufacturer part number: WDBGPU0010BBK

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has 1TB (1,000GB) of storage, so you have plenty of space for your files. You can store up to 7.75 hours of 4K video at 30fps, 33 hours of 1080p video at 30fps, 250 two-hour DVD films, 320,000 digital photos or 16,300 hours of digital music.

How do I backup files on this portable drive?
This hard drive comes with the option to create an automatic backup strategy that fits in with your schedule and work style. This means that you can backup all your files from your PC or laptop without having to physically do the work, freeing up your time for more important things.

How does the WD Security protect my files?
WD Security allows you to password protect your hard drive as well as encrypting your hardware. This prevents unauthorised users from gaining access to your hard drive and in turn accessing your documents, pictures and videos.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from User friendly Downloaded nearly a thousand photos from editing so far, fast uploading and downloading speed very quiet in operation and easy to use!
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Passport Hard Drive I am very happy with the hard drive and delivery and price were excellent.
Date published: 2017-01-02
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I have an Apple Mac with MacOS Sierra 10.12.5 - will this device be compatible please?

Asked by: Richard
Yes however it may require formatting for Mac
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-05-22

is this hard drive compatible with macbook 13" mid-2009 ?

Asked by: Francesco
This will be compatible, however it will need formatting through the Mac prior to first use.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-01-02

would it be ok for storing xbox one games

Asked by: topcat
yes you can use any external hard drive for xbox one game downloads
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-10-23

Purchased this item and transfered my movies from my mac. Plugged the hard drive into the TV it didn't work. Any suggestions ?

Asked by: Rick
The TV possibly has no support for the type of format the mac use's on the drive I would check the drive is in NTFS , If it isn't please check what formats the TV supports.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-20

Will I be able to connect to my TV and watch movies? I had on that didn't work when I tried.

Asked by: Slick
Yes if your TV support USB playback.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-07-17

I have a MacBook Pro (10.9.5) and want to use your portable hard drive (A29WN) with it.  You say it needs formatting with for use with a Mac but I can't find instructions how to do this? Please advise.

Asked by: Eric
Do the following to format your drive: Launch Disk Utility. Click the icon for your external hard drive in the sidebar on the left. Click the Erase tab along the top of the window. From the Volume Format menu, choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-07-11

Is there usb cable with this hard drive? If so what length is it please.

Asked by: Mike71
The device comes with a cable of approx 30 cm in length.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-07-07

Would this product be compatible with a USB 2 port please?

Asked by: Jane
Yes this will work in USB 2 ports.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-28
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