How do I connect an external hard drive to my HP laptop?
Connect the USB cable to the hard drive if not already connected and the other end to a USB port on the computer. Plug the other end of the USB cable into a USB port on the computer. After connecting the external hard drive to the computer, it should be recognized automatically by your computer’s operating system.
Can I get an external hard drive for my laptop?
If you need more computer storage, the best external hard drives are a great way of getting more space, quickly and easily. In a nutshell, HDDs are cheaper, and SSDs are quicker. Most external drives are plug-in and go models, that connect to your laptop or PC via a USB connection.
How do I get more storage on my HP laptop?
Best external hard drives for storage
- BUFFALO DriveStation USB 3.0 4TB external hard drive.
- HP External Portable USB 3.0 hard drive.
- BUFFALO DriveStation Axis Velocity 8TB hard drive.
- HP v221w 32GB USB flash drive.
Can I add a hard drive to my HP laptop?
Installing a 2nd Hard Drive or SSD in an HP laptop equipped with the HP Upgrade Bay is easy with our drive caddies designed for the HP Upgrade Bay. One can use 2.5″ SATA Hard Drives or SSD with drive heights up to 12.5mm. Please see images below for step-by-step installation instructions.