WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (Black)

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WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (Black)
Key Features
  • 2TB Capacity
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
  • Bus-Powered, No External Power Required
Always have your files on hand with the black WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive. Designed with a slim form factor, it's also available in a variety of colors to suit your style. Aside from its 2TB of storage capacity, it's built with 256-bit AES hardware encryption to help ensure your files are protected, and features USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectivity for fast transfers. It and comes formatted NTFS for Windows 8.1 and 10, but may be reformatted for other operating systems, and connects to your host system using an included micro-USB to USB-A cable. Users can take advantage of WD's Discovery and Backup software to help manage and back up their files as well.
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WD External HDD Overview

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Always have your files on hand with the black WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive. Designed with a slim form factor, it's also available in a variety of colors to suit your style. Aside from its 2TB of storage capacity, it's built with 256-bit AES hardware encryption to help ensure your files are protected, and features USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectivity for fast transfers. It and comes formatted NTFS for Windows 8.1 and 10, but may be reformatted for other operating systems, and connects to your host system using an included micro-USB to USB-A cable. Users can take advantage of WD's Discovery and Backup software to help manage and back up their files as well.

General Features
USB 3.2 Gen 1
USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 3.1 Gen 1, and USB 3.0 are synonymous and all can transfer data at a max speed of 5 Gb/s.
Slim Style
Make the most of your journey with style that suits you. The My Passport has been redesigned to feature a convenient, slim form factor and is available in a range of vibrant colors.
Backed Up
Make sure everything you create while on your own life journey - photos, videos, music, and documents - doesn't get lost. The My Passport drive comes equipped with WD Backup software that can be set to run automatically to your schedule. Just pick the time and frequency to back up important files from your system onto your My Passport drive.
Locked Down
Keep your digital life's contents secure with My Passport password protection and built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password using WD Discovery
User-Friendly
My Passport portable storage is ready right out of the box, including all necessary cables. And with USB, you can quickly start backing up everything in your life and keep driving forward.
Social Friendly
Included WD Discovery software lets you connect to popular social media and cloud storage services like Facebook, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Seamlessly import, organize, and share your photos, videos, and docs to the My Passport drive to backup your online social life. WD Discovery can also manage your drive through WD Drive Utilities.
Ongoing Confidence
WD builds drives to demanding requirements for durability and reliability. On top of that, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty.
UPC: 718037869476

WD External HDD Specs

Key Specs
Total Installed Capacity
2 TB
Drive Type
Unspecified HDD 
Read Speed
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Write Speed
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Default OS Support
Windows
*Alternate OS Support via Re-Format
System Connection
Micro-USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Drive Type
Unspecified HDD 
Read Speed
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Write Speed
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Default OS Support
Windows
*Alternate OS Support via Re-Format
Encryption Support
Yes, Hardware-Based
External Enclosure
System Connection
Micro-USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Security Features
Password Protection
Material
Plastic
Fan Cooled
No
Impact Protection
No
Environmental Protection
No
Electrical
Power Source
Bus Power
Environmental
Operating Temperature
41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
General
Dimensions
4.2 x 3 x 0.8" / 107.2 x 75 x 19.2 mm
Weight
0.5 lb / 210 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.46 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.9 x 4.15 x 1.55"

WD External HDD Reviews

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Are these OEM WD devices from WD?

Are these OEM WD devices from WD?
Asked by: David
No this retail package WD not OEM.
Answered by: ilich
Date published: 2022-01-25

Will this My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard ...

Will this My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive work with a Thunderbolt 3 port?
Asked by: Margaret
Yes, the WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (2019, Black) BH #WEBYVG0020BB can connect to a Thunderbolt 3 port by purchasing this adapter: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1335186-REG/pearstone_usb3_3ca06_usb_3_0_c_m_a_f_adapter.html You will not lose any performance since this drive is not going to saturate the USB 3.0 5Gbps bus. It will work at full speed with the adapter.
Answered by: Miguel M
Date published: 2023-09-03

Will it connect to 2019 macbook pro over ...

Will it connect to 2019 macbook pro over Thunderbolt? I can't get it to read on my mac
Asked by: Kathryn
This drive comes formatted for Windows. You can re-format it for Mac.
Answered by: Sagi C
Date published: 2021-02-15

Will the backup function backup the whole of my ...

Will the backup function backup the whole of my Outlook app so that I can recover in case of a hard drive failure? Outlook is not on a server.
Asked by: James
You can use Acronis True Image WD Edition: https://support.wdc.com/downloads.aspx?p=249
Answered by: Sagi C
Date published: 2020-07-01

Will the USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive work ...

Will the USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive work on Thunderbolt 3 port?
Asked by: Margaret
Yes, but you will need an adapter.
Answered by: Sagi C
Date published: 2021-04-06

Can you use these with both Mac and windows ...

Can you use these with both Mac and windows without having to reformat it each time?
Asked by: Emma
Yes, the WD 2TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive (2019, Black) BH #WEBYVG0020BB will allow you to use it on both a Mac and a PC as long as the first thing you do when you get it is reformat it to exFAT which is supported on both.
Answered by: Miguel M
Date published: 2020-09-30

Does anyone know how many write cycles to be ...

Does anyone know how many write cycles to be expected from this drive before it fails? Thanks.
Asked by: Stephen
The manufacturer gives a 3 year limited warranty, but they do not have a spec for the drives rated life.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2022-01-06

Can it be used on a ps5?

Can it be used on a ps5?
Asked by: Ira
Yes, with the proper formatting, the WD 5TB My Passport USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive can be used with a PlayStation 5.
Answered by: Michael M
Date published: 2021-12-30
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