I have just purchased a WD MyCloud 3TB hard drive. I originally connected it to my computer using the ethernet cable connected to my router. I saw that it also has a female USB port so I have now connected it to the back of my computer with a USB cable. The question is, what is the uSB cable connection for as it doesn’t seem to make any difference?
Use the User Manual, http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/UM/ENG/4779-705103.pdf and read Connecting a USB Hard Drive!!!