My Passport Ultra 2 TB USB 3.0 Secure Portable Drive with Auto Backup

Secure and dependable, My Passport Ultra can be trusted to safeguard your private files with 256-bit AES hardware encryption and WD Backup automatic backup software combined with the precision mechanics of a WD drive.

Secure and dependable
Trust My Passport Ultra to help protect your precious memories and confidential files. You can set an optional password to activate 256-bit hardware encryption and add an extra layer of security for your private files. Because it’s hardware-based encryption, it won’t impact the speed of your transfers or slow down your computer.

Powerful, smart backup software
WD Backup is our most powerful backup software yet. It’s easier than ever to use and requires minimal system resources while it’s running. Set a backup schedule to automatically safeguard your files on a schedule that fits your life. WD Backup can also back up to your Dropbox account to provide another level of file protection.

Sleek design with high capacity
With extreme capacities in the palm of your hand, My Passport Ultra is an ideal companion for your laptop or compatible tablets.  Available in a range of exciting colors, you can find your favorite and complement your lifestyle.

Ultra-fast transfer rates
The power of USB 3.0 lets you access and save files in blazing-fast speed. Best of all, no separate power supply is needed. 

Works great with Windows
Formatted NTFS to work right out of the box with Windows. Download the free Windows 8 app to easily discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive. Can also be reformatted to work with Mac OS X.

You’re in control
Configure, manage and diagnose your drive with WD Drive Utilities. Run drive diagnostics, erase and format your drive, register your drive and more.

WD reliability  
WD knows your data is important, so we build our drives to demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability. And for peace of mind, we back up our reliability with a 3-year limited warranty.

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Full Product Specifications


  • The full product specifications below are from the manufacturer and may contain information related to other package quantities that will not apply to the product that you are reviewing. Please confirm the actual content and/or package quantity from the main product specifications page.
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Product Specifications
Average latency: n/a
Average read seek: n/a 
Battery: No
Cache/Buffer: n/a 
Data transfer rate:

  • USB 3.0 up to 5 Gb/s
  • USB 2.0 up to 480 Mb/s
Disk Capacity: 500 GB, 1 TB, 1.5 TB, 2 TB
Drive Bays: n/a
Interfaces: USB 3.0 and 2.0
Memory: n/a
Processor: n/a
Rotational Speed: n/a
Tape Drive: n/a
Write Speed: n/a

Product Dimensions
  • 500 GB: 4.33 in (110.07 mm)
  • 1 TB: 4.33 in (110.07 mm)
  • 1.5 TB, 2 TB: 4.33 in (110.07 mm)
  • 500 GB: 3.21 in (81.57 mm)
  • 1 TB: 3.21 in (81.57 mm)
  • 1.5 TB, 2 TB: 3.21 in (81.57 mm)
  • 500 GB: 0.62 in (15.84 mm)
  • 1 TB: 0.62 in (15.84 mm)
  • 1.5 TB, 2 TB: 0.83 in (20.96 mm)
  • 500 GB: 0.32 lb (0.15 kg)
  • 1 TB: 0.34 lb (0.16 kg)
  • 1.5 TB, 2 TB: 0.50 lb (0.23 kg)
Colors available:   Black, White, Blue, Berry 

Country Code / Origin: Product of Thailand

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C
Non-op Temperature: –20°C to 65°C
Operating relative humidity: n/a
Non-operating relative humidity: n/a

Power Specifications:
AC input voltage (AC adapter): n/a
AC input frequency:  : n/a

Languages for software:
• English
• Chinese, Simplified
• Chinese, Traditional
• Czech
• Dutch
• French
• German
• Hungarian
• Italian
• Japanese

Languages for User Manual:
• English
• Arabic
• Indonesian
• Chinese, Simplified
• Chinese, Traditional
• Czech
• Danish
• Dutch
• Finnish
• French
• German
• Greek
• Hungarian

Licenses Included: n/a

Limited Warranty2:
Pan Am: 3 years
EMEA: 3 years
China: 3 years
APAC: 3 years
Japan: 3 years

Previous Product Model:
Product Name: My Passport Ultra Metal
Ref Order Number: 4879-705317-A00

NRCAN compliant: n/a
RoHS compliant1: Yes

Software included: n/a

1WD complies with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament, which is effective in the EU beginning July 1, 2006. RoHS aims to protect human health and the environment by restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in new equipment, and consists of restrictions on lead, mercury, cadmium, and other substances.

2The term of the limited warranty depends on the country in which the Product was purchased. Visit our website at for the detailed terms and conditions of our limited warranty and for a list of the specific countries in these regions.