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How to Format External Hard Drive on a Mac

How to Format External Hard Drive on a Mac

Step 1. To format external drive on mac firstly connect the hard drive to the Mac.

Step 2. Go to spotlight search and search for “Disk Utility”

How to format external hard drive mac

Step 3. Now open Disk Utility. A new window will open

How to format external hard drive mac

Step 4. Locate your external hard drive on the left hand side of the window.

How to format external hard drive mac

Step 5. Choose the drive and click on Erase icon on the centre of the disk utility window.

How to format external hard drive mac

 

Step 6. Choose the format Mac OS Extended ( Journaled)

How to format external hard drive mac

Step 7. Mac will start erasing data. In this way you can format hard drive on Mac.

How to format external hard drive mac