Fast Data Transfer Between MyCloud NAS and Local Computer

If you need to transfer data quickly between your MyCloud and your local computer, here’s one way I found to work reliably and fast.

  1. Connect MyCloud to your local router via ethernet
  2. Connect your local computer to your router via ethernet
  3. Log in to the MyCloud. For me, it’s at
  4. Under Settings > Network, enable FTP access
  1. Install a FTP application on your computer and create a connection to the MyCloud
  2. Disable wi-fi on your computer and transfer data over FTP