USB - How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?

WARNING: Please back up all your data before you format the USB drive.

If your Integral USB has a security or zip software pre-loaded (Integral Splash, Secure 360) then this will be deleted on format, so you may want to make a backup copy onto your computer first.

To format your USB Flash Drive on a Mac:

If you use your USB Flash Drive only on a Mac you will want to reformat it to HFS+ (Mac OS Extended (Journal)) which allows larger file sizes.

 

How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?


In your Applications folder there is a folder called "Utilities". Here you will find an App called "Disk Utility". Open it and you will see something like this:

How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?

 

To reformat your USB, select it and then click the Erase Tab.

How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?

 

Here you can set the USB name and the file format (Mac OS Extended (Journal)).
When you're ready click "Erase" button.

How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?

 

When Erase is completed, you can safely remove your USB Flash Drive
by dragging the "USB Disk" Icon to the "Trash".

How do I format my USB Flash Drive on a Mac?

 

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