Suppose for some reason that you want to format, format your external hard drive. On Windows and macOS, you can easily do this, in the article below Taimienphi.vn will guide you how to format and format the hard drive on macOS.
To format and format the hard drive on Mac, we will use Disk Utility utility built into the system. Refer to the following article of Taimienphi.vn to learn how to format and format the hard drive on macOS.
Note: The formatting process wipes out your data on your hard drive. So before taking the steps, Taimienphi.vn recommends that you back up your hard drive.
Also macOS does not support writing hard drives formatted NTFS, so Disk Utility cannot format, format the drive to NTFS. If you want to format and format the hard drive, which can be read on both Macs and PCs, you can use the ExFAT format.
1. How to format and format a hard drive on macOS
To format and format a hard drive on macOS, follow the steps below:
First connect the hard drive that you format, format on Mac, and then open the Disk Utility utility. To open Disk Utility, you can use Spotlight or through Launchpad.
On Disk Utility, both the internal and external hard drives are listed in the column in the left pane.
Find and select the hard drive you want to format, format, then click Erase button at the top corner. On the screen will display the option window, in the section Format Choose any format you want to use on your hard drive. Alternatively, if you want, you can also name a drive. If not known Scheme What is the best thing to keep, no options?
If you want to format, format the hard drive safely, all data on it are safely deleted, click Security Options and select the option Most Secure. Next, click the button Erase to start the formatting process.
This process may take some time, depending on the size of the hard drive and the level of security you have chosen. If you choose a safe format, format, formatting, hard drive format on macOS may take longer.
After the format process is complete, the screen will display the message as shown below. Click here Done to complete.
Although Disk Utility does not support NTFS, the utility supports many other formats. And if you are trying to format and format the hard drive into NTFS, you may consider choosing third-party solutions and applications.
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