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

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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 SmartWare Pro automatically backs up your files as you work or even at a scheduled time
• USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
• Manufacturer part number: WDBZFP0010BBL

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.

Why should I choose a portable drive?
The portable drive is great if you are constantly on the move or you need a space saving design. As it’s powered by USB you can connect is to any computer or newer smart TV with a USB port.

What is WD SmartWare Pro?
WD SmartWare Pro is a backup software that works quietly in the background to help protect your data without impacting on your computer’s speed. It can back up your files continuously by selecting the automatic function or you can set a schedule for it to back up on a certain date and time that is more convenient for you.


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1] Will one HD unit backup from Windows AND Mac or does it need to be formatted for one or other? 2] Will it back up automatically? Advice much appreciated.

Asked by: UncertainJim
It need's to be formatted for one or other before you can use it on a mac/pc.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-14

If I download music onto this will I be able to play it back through my car stereo that has usb?

Asked by: clive
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, It depends on the car stereo and if this has a folder search function. I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-03-12

Is this compatible with an Xbox 1

Asked by: Chris
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-12-08

In looking at using this as storage for my smart tv. But my tv says the hard drive can't be USB powered. Could I power this from the mains with an adapter plug?

Asked by: Simon
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-11

is this hard drive compatible with Windows 10?

Asked by: Lausanne
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-11

Apart from main use as a system backup drive, could this also be plugged into another laptop for drag-and-drop storage?

Asked by: Steve in Bournemouth
Yes, this would be fine for that application as well.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-03-11

Does this product work with Windows 7? the information cites Mac

Asked by: Bob1
Yes this will work fine with a windows 7 pc.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-03-11

you mention it is usb powered from a Mac. will it power from the usb 3 of a Windows pc also?
Asked by: Anthony
Yes this will power from a USB 2.0 or above on Windows or Mac
Answered by: rs
Date published: 2016-03-11
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