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My Cloud

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A cloud of your own.
Keep your content safe at home. Get abundant storage and blazing-fast performance without paying monthly fees.

Shared storage & backup.
Store, organize and back up your photos, videos, music and important documents all in one place.

Anywhere access.
Use WD’s free apps to upload, access and share from anywhere with your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone.

Your media and files on your own personal cloud

My Cloud allows you to keep all your content in one safe place at home. No monthly fees. No limits.

Centralize your family's
media collection

Store and organize all your family's photos, videos, music and important documents in one secure place on your home network.

Access from anywhere

Enjoy your digital life from anywhere on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With WD's free apps, your personal cloud is always with you.

Expand your tablet and smartphone storage

Upload photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from anywhere and free up space on your mobile devices.


Flexible backup options

Back up, your way. PC users, WD SmartWare Pro offers options for how, when and where you back up your files. Mac users, utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect your data.

Automatic file backup for all your computers

Easily back up the files from all the PC and Mac computers in your home. Get peace of mind knowing that all your files are securely and automatically backed up on your network.
Connect to Dropbox and more

Easily transfer files between your personal cloud, Dropbox and other public cloud accounts using WD's free My Cloud mobile app.

Increase your personal cloud capacity

Simply attach a compatible USB 3.0 hard drive directly to the USB expansion port on the My Cloud drive and instantly expand your storage capacity.

The results are in, My Cloud prevails

Maximum PC features My Cloud as the winner of a head-to-head comparison with Dropbox.

Read the Maximum PC article here

Transfer and access faster

Gigabit Ethernet and a Dual-Core processor deliver faster file transfers and seamless remote access.

Password protection for privacy

Your data is always safe and completely under your control. Protect your personal cloud from unauthorized access with password protection available for every user.

Add an extra layer of protection
for your files

You can automatically make a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Cloud on your home network. With double-safe protection for all your media, you get ultimate peace of mind.

Set up in minutes

Get up and running in minutes with WD's rich web-based user interface for seamless web-guided setup. WD's software will auto-detect your drive to make it easy. Need extra help? Visit or call WD's easy setup hotline to have our expert customer support team walk you through the installation of My Cloud and WD's free apps for your computers and mobile devices.

Direct photo uploads from your camera with USB 3.0

Simply connect your camera using the USB 3.0 port to quickly add all of your photos to your personal cloud.

Click Model # for Full Specs.

Model #InterfaceCapacityOperating System 
WDBCTL0060HWTGigabit Ethernet6 TBWindows/Mac
WDBCTL0040HWTGigabit Ethernet4 TBWindows/Mac
WDBCTL0030HWTGigabit Ethernet3 TBWindows/Mac
WDBCTL0020HWTGigabit Ethernet2 TBWindows/Mac


  • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP (SP 3) operating systems
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, or Snow Leopard operating systems
  • DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
  • Internet connection

Package Includes

  • Personal cloud storage
  • Ethernet cable
  • AC adapter
  • Quick Install Guide

Mouse over each icon to see how it was calculated.

Examples of the number of photos, songs, videos and any other files that can be stored on a hard drive are provided for illustrative purposes only. Your results will vary based on file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors.

As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.

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Mobilize your media with WD's free apps.

Access all the content on your personal cloud from any device.

You are always connected to your personal cloud. Save valuable space on your mobile devices with easy photo and video uploads directly to your personal cloud, then securely access and share your memories from anywhere.

Have a public cloud account?

The My Cloud mobile app also allows you to easily transfer files between your personal cloud, Dropbox and other public cloud accounts.

This app keeps your PC or Mac connected to your personal cloud, no matter where you are. From the application, you can easily drag and drop to transfer, manage your files and share links to specific files or folders via email.

Mobile Requirements:

  • Personal cloud access with the My Cloud app requires a My Cloud, My Book Live, My Book Live Duo or My Net N900 Central with the most recent firmware.
  • Access to cloud services requires the My Cloud app and an active Dropbox, Google Drive or SkyDrive account.
  • iOS iPhone or iPad running versions 6.0 or later software.
  • Android smartphone or tablet running versions 2.3 or later software.

Desktop Requirements:

  • Personal cloud access with the My Cloud app requires a My Cloud, My Book Live, My Book Live Duo or My Net N900 Central with the most recent firmware.
  • Access to cloud services requires the My Cloud app.
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion version 10.8, Lion version 10.7 and Snow Leopard version 10.6 or higher.
  • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP 3) 32 or 64 bit.

Advanced Apps & Features

WD's feature-rich personal cloud storage is the perfect solution to store all your photos and videos in one place.