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WD MY PASSPORT WIRELESS PRO BLINKING LIGHTS

WD MY PASSPORT WIRELESS PRO BLINKING LIGHTS

The lights on the WD My Passport Wireless Pro blink due to several reasons. Here are the reasons for the blinking of each light.

  • The blue LED will start to blink when your drive is booting up, connecting to Wi-Fi, or shutting down. In those instances, the light will stop blinking when the process gets completed.
  • If the blue lights blink rapidly, it signifies that the Wi-Fi-protected setup (WPS) mode is initiated on your drive. It will automatically be stopped when the WPS connection is established between your hard drive and the computer.
  • Whenever you mount an SD card, the drive status LED starts to blink.
  • When all the LED lights start to blink, it signifies an error with your WD hard drive itself. In that case, you need to service your WD My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive.

But, if the lights don’t stop blinking, you need to fix them. You can resolve the issue with the proper troubleshooting solutions. This article gives you the best troubleshooting solutions to fix the blinking lights on your WD My Passport Wireless Pro. Try out the given solutions and resolve your issue efficiently.

Update the firmware

  • Visit the official website of WD from your default browser.
  • Download the updated firmware for WD My Passport Wireless Pro.
  • Once the firmware is downloaded, locate the file in the Downloads folder.
  • Run the setup file and install it on your computer by following the instructions.
  • Once you have updated the firmware, check whether the WD My Passport Wireless Pro lights have stopped blinking.

Reset your WD My Passport Wireless Pro

  • Resetting is the best solution to fix most of the issues. Follow the instructions below to reset your WD My Passport Wireless Pro.
  • Press the Power and WPS buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  • Now, your WD drive will start to reboot. Then, the Power and Battery status LED lights will begin to flash white.
  • Within a few minutes, your WD drive will be restored to the factory settings.
  • Now, connect your WD My Passport Wireless Pro drive to your computer and check whether the lights have stopped blinking.

If the light on your WD My Passport Wireless Pro is still blinking, you can reach out to us for remote assistance.

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