Using the WD Black P10 Game drive is one of the best ways to expand the storage of your Xbox One console. Before you start to use an external hard drive with your Xbox One console, you need to set it up on your console. But, make sure that the external hard drive is compatible with your console. So, if you want to set up the WD Black P10 Game drive on your Xbox One console, follow the below instructions carefully.
Formatting For Games And Apps
First, connect the WD Black P10 Game drive to your Xbox One console using a USB cable.
You will now see a prompt on the screen to format the drive for games and apps.
Choose the Format storage drive option.
Input a name for the drive and select the Arrow icon on the keypad to continue.
In the next window, select the Keep current location option.
Choose the Format storage device option.
Once the drive format is completed, you can copy, or move/save the games and apps.
If the automatic prompt to format the drive does not appear, you can manually perform the process by following the below steps.
Select the Settings icon from the home screen on your console.
Choose the All settings option from the left menu panel of the screen.
Next, select the System category from the list in the left menu panel.
Pick the Storage option from the list.
In the next window, choose your external hard drive and select the Format for games and apps option from the drop-down list.
Now, select the Format storage device option.
Input a name for your device and pick the Arrow icon on the keypad to continue.
Next, choose the Install new things here option.
Select the Format storage device option.
Now, the WD Black P10 Gaming drive will start the formatting process on your console.
Formatting For Media
Make sure to connect the drive to your Xbox One console using a USB cable.
In order to use the drive for media, you don’t need to format it.
So, choose the Use for Media option when you are prompted to set up external storage.
You can hit and hold the Xbox button on the console or access the media in Media Player.
From the Home screen, select the Media Player option from the list.
Now, choose your WD Black External Hard Drive P10 from the available device list.
You will see all the available media stored on the drive.
If the Black P10 WD Game drive is not detected by your Xbox One console, check the connection. To do so, perform the below instructions.
Check The Connection
First, check if there is any damage on your drive.
Verify that your hard drive is compatible with your Xbox One console.
In case you have connected the hard drive via the USB port, check whether it is properly connected to the console.
If it does not work, try to connect the hard drive to a different USB port on your Xbox One console.
If the issue isn’t solved, disconnect the hard drive from the console.
Now, connect it to your computer and check whether it is detected and is ready to use.
If the issue continues, restart the console.
You can set up the WD Black P10 Game drive on your Xbox One console by following the above instructions. For more details about your hard drive, contact our technical team.