Can each family members have their own folder with a password?

asked on January 2, 2018

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Yes you can do that. I set up two folders, one for me and one for my wife. I also set up two different login IDs and passwords for me and my wife. The thing is when either of us log in, we see all the folders in MyCloud, i.e., my wife can see both her folder and mine, so do I. I have not figured out how to limit each user to see only his/her folder, but since it does not bother me much I just use it as-is. It's like both of us log in to a remote PC with different ID and password, and we are able to see all files and folders in that PC.
BattCell
· August 17, 2020
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Hi - I bought the 4TB my Cloud Home device. I am still trying all the features. It is possible to let your family members set-up their own user ID, password and dedicated folders which only your family member will have access to etc. I found it very annoying that as administrator of the home cloud, you WILL NOT have any control o what they are storing (or) access to any of those files. May be the WD designed the product that way that individuals have complete data security to their own areas. I am still learning. Good Luck
JACK
· January 2, 2018
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Yes they can and actually have their own private section unaccessible by anyone else even the administrator (owner of hard drive) can't open any files. They can only see how much space your using. You set up by sending a email link through the app and basically the user sets up their own access point kinda like they pu… see more Yes they can and actually have their own private section unaccessible by anyone else even the administrator (owner of hard drive) can't open any files. They can only see how much space your using. You set up by sending a email link through the app and basically the user sets up their own access point kinda like they purchased their own my cloud. They can't see what anyone else is doing. The cool thing tho is if you are sharing space you can set up shared folders that anyone CAN see and add too. Like if you went on a family trip , every user in your "family" can view the shared folder(s) add their own pictures and videos from the trip/wedding etc for every user to see/download. see less Yes they can and actually have their own private section unaccessible by anyone else even the administrator (owner of hard drive) can't open any files. They can only see how much space your using. You set up by sending a email link through the app and basically the user sets up their own access point kinda like they purchased their own my cloud. They can't see what anyone else is doing. The cool thing tho is if you are sharing space you can set up shared folders that anyone CAN see and add too. Like if you went on a family trip , every user in your "family" can view the shared folder(s) add their own pictures and videos from the trip/wedding etc for every user to see/download.
Amazon Customer
· November 10, 2021
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Absolutely they can
Howard Wassinger
· January 3, 2018
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