Activation Code?

What is the purpose of the Activation Code as I loaded the app on my android device and connect straight away to my cloud? No code as asked for?

The My Cloud Dashboard and the My Cloud User Manual ( both explain the reason behind the option of using a “code” to enable a mobile device to access a My Cloud. See Home > Granting Remote Access to a Mobile Device (Alternate Method) in the Dashboard Help.

The primary reason for the activation code is to allow a remote mobile device to access a remote My Cloud (using the WD My Cloud mobile app) after one has granted that mobile user remote access privileges to a My Cloud device through the My Cloud Dashboard. Don’t remember off hand if the code will also work for a remote user who is using the My Cloud Desktop program for Windows/Mac. I assume it does though.

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Makes sense now. Thanks.