How to Format USB Flash Drive on Mac?


“Hi, I have a USB flash drive which is full with useless data and virus files. I want to format the USB flash drive on my MacBook, can you tell me how can I do it?” – Merlin

At times, you may have the need to format a USB flash drive on Mac or re-use a USB flash drive. Many Mac users don’t know how to format USB flash drive under Mac OS because there is no similar quick format feature on Mac. When you use a PC, you can easily use quick format feature to format a USB flash drive. But you can’t find the function on a Mac. Actually, there are many easy ways that can help you easily format a USB flash drive under Mac OS.

Tow easy solutions to format USB flash drive on Mac

In this article, we will show you two easy solutions to help you quickly and securely format USB flash drive on Mac computers. If you are going to format/reformat a USB flash drive on Mac, you can follow the steps bellow to get your USB flash drive formatted on your Mac.

Solution 1: format USB flash drive with Mac disk utility

There is a built-in application called Disk Utility in Mac system that can help in formatting hard drive under Mac OS. It can help you format USB flash drive on your Mac. The steps are very simple: open Disk Utility on your Mac -> connect your USB flash drive with your Mac -> click on “Erase” button. Disk Utility will erase data and format your USB flash drive after you click on “Erase” button.

How to Format USB Flash Drive on Mac?

Solution 2: format USB flash drive with AweCleaner for Mac

AweCleaner is an all-in-one Mac cleaning tool! It offers reliable tool to help you quickly format a USB flash drive on your Mac. First of all, just download AweCleaner and install it on your Mac. Connect your USB flash drive with your Mac.

Then launch AweCleaner for Mac on your computer. Click “Disk Manager”, you will see your USB flash drive. Click on “Format” button on the top left corner. AweCleaner for Mac will help you quickly format your USB flash drive. It is the easiest way to format USB flash drive on Mac. You can use this solution to get your USB flash drive working like new again.

How to Format USB Flash Drive on Mac?

The two solutions above can help you easily and quickly format a USB flash drive on Mac. We strongly recommend you to try AweCleaner for Mac because it has many tools including disk manager can help you do many things on your Mac. Free download AweCleaner for Mac here.

Posted by Anna, 2017-07-14