Aug 142020

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How to Format USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in macOS

  • 14 August 2020
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For Apple Mac users, the easier way to format USB flash drive to FAT32 is using the Disk Utility. Formatting would erase data completely, make sure that you have a data backup.

To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in macOS follow these steps.

Step 1 - Connect the USB

Connect the USB Fash Drive to the macOS computer.

Step 2 - Open Disk Utility

Go to Applications > Utilities > Double click and open Disk Utility.

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Step 3 - Identify the USB

Select the USB Fash Drive you want to format and click Erase button.

Step 4 - Set up the name

Enter the new name for the USB Fash Drive (OPTIONAL).

Step 5 - Select partition type

Select MS-DOS(FAT) for Format.

Step 6 - Select MBR

Select Master Boot Record for Scheme.

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Step 7 - Start the format

Click the "Erase" button.

Step 8 - Check the result

Depending on the USB Drive size, the operation might take some time.

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Congratulations, now you are ready to use the USB Flash Drive.