The app also remembers a list of recently accessed files, which can also be cleared. I was able to get this to work without issues for both pictures and music files. Upon initial launch, the Android WD2go app asks for an activation code which needs to be generated via the web interface of the My Book Live. Playback was started even before the file was downloaded in full. In this section, we will go over the WD2go Android app features as well as the web remote access solution. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.
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Pictures had to be fully downloaded for viewing on the mobile device. The WD2go Pro app provides extra security, sharing options and Dropbox like syncing functionality.
Music files were streamed without any problems. The app downloads the chosen file and launches it in the linked application.
In this section, we will go over the WD2go Android app features as well as the web remote access solution. I was able to get this to work without issues for both pictures and music files.
Playback was started even before the file was downloaded in full. An interesting aspect is the connectivity status reported in the web interface. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.
Videos were quite picky, though. I’d be interested if it comes in multi-drive format to backup my main NAS.
WD My Book Live Network Attached Hard Disk Review
This mounts the share as a network drive on the local machine. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. The app also remembers a list of recently accessed files, which can also be cleared.
Upon initial launch, the Android WD2go app asks for an activation code which needs to be generated via the web interface of the Dw2go Book Live. The PC WD2go feature is set up by registering an e-mail address for remote access. It is suggested that turning on uPnP in the router could help with this. Log in Don’t have an account?
However, we will just be looking at the free basic version in this section.
Western Digital’s Personal Cloud Solution – WD My Book Live Network Attached Hard Disk Review
A Java program loads in the background upon wv2go the device on the webpage. After this code is input, one can see the attached devices on that network I am assuming that multiple My Book Live units on a single network will end up with the same activation code. Since wd2gi is no transcoding going on at the My Book Live end, we are severely limited with respect to the nature of the video files which can be played back.
A relay connection implies that sd2go data goes through WD’s data center. A direct connection is obviously better in terms of performance. A few taps later, one can view and navigate the shares. The WD2go app settings include a configurable cache size for storage of downloaded content and the ability to clear it.
Western Digital’s personal cloud solution is quite effective in providing access to the My Book Live over the Internet, be it from a mobile device or a remote computer.
Clicking on the sign-up link set via e-mail enables the registering of a WD2go account on the WD2go. Together with the WD2go remote access via website, they form the personal cloud solution for the My Book Live.