How To Connect Wd Passport To Tv?

How To Connect Wd Passport To Tv?

In this article we will explain how to connect wd passport to tv in detil. Entertainment has seen a rise in a number of different ways. There are several methods to watch things on your TV, right from the old-school antennas to fiber-optic connections, or even by connecting a WD Passport drive to your TV for seamless streaming of content. In this age and time, modern smart TVs even allow you to skip the traditional requirement for a computer and directly connect the WD external hard drive to watch movies and TV shows easily. 


Before you proceed with reading the steps for connecting a WD Passport drive to your TV, you should know that there are only a few TVs that will support a hard drive of up to 2 TB. If you have a 4TB My Passport hard drive, you will have to partition it to connect it to your TV. You must also know which file system your TV supports. Most TVs are okay with the NTFS format (which is quite common with Windows operating systems). If you are working with a Mac or a Linux operating system, you might have to consider reformatting the hard drive to the NTFS format. Follow the below steps to know how to connect wd passport to tv.


(NOTE: Ensure that the TV has a USB port. If not, get a USB adapter cable to make your job easy).


Steps To Connect The Wd Passport Drive To Your Tv

  • Have the WD My Passport hard drive ready in hand along with the USB cable.
  • Make sure that your smart TV is turned on.
  • Carefully connect the USB cable between the WD Passport drive and the available port on your TV.
  • Once the connection is made, you’ve to check if the cable is properly attached to the TV and the WD hard drive.
  • When the connection is successful, the LED on the WD Passport drive will light up.
  • Now, take your TV remote and wait for the hard drive option to appear on the screen.
  • Select the hard drive and start streaming your favorite content.

These are all the steps you need to know on how to connect WD Passport to TV. If you have any doubts or queries regarding the topic, click the CALL button on this page to speak to our dedicated hotline for assistance.

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