macOS Search and My Cloud Home Private User Space


Issue:

Searching for a file or folder within the My Cloud Home Private User Space will not show any search results.



Cause:

Spotlight Search and Finder support the indexing of locally mounted hard drives.


Private User Space

Content added to the Private User Space is only accessible using MyCloud.com, the My Cloud Home mobile app for Android or iOS and the WD Discovery MyCloud.com Login Desktop App.
For more information regarding My Cloud Home Private User Space, please refer to Answer ID 20565: My Cloud Home Private User Space and Public Share Access


Solution:

My Cloud Home Private User Space cannot be indexed and searched from macOS Finder or Spotlight Search.





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