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How to Format USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in Mac OS X

  • 02 March 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 Mac OS X follow these steps.

Step1

Connect the USB Fash Drive to the Mac OS X computer.

Step2

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

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Step3

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

Step4

Enter the new name (OPTIONAL).

Step5

Select MS-DOS(FAT) for Format.

Step6

Select Master Boot Record for Scheme.

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Step7

Click Erase.

Step8

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

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And now we are ready to use the USB Flash Drive.