How to Format Unreadable or Unrecognized USB Flash Drive on Mac?


“Hello, I have a 100 GB USB flash drive. Unfortunately, this USB flash drive is attacked by unknown virus. When I connect it with my Mac, I can’t find the USB flash drive on my Mac. I plan to recycle this USB flash drive. However, I should format it on my Mac at first. How to format the unreadable USB flash drive on a Mac? Could you help me?” – Mike

When an USB flash drive becomes inaccessible on your Mac, what should you do? You may want to format the USB flash drive on your Mac to solve this issue. Actually, when an USB flash drive gets unrecognized on your Mac, formatting is the best solution to solve this issue. But, how to format/reformat an unrecognized, inaccessible, unreadable or virus-infected USB flash drive under Mac OS? Don’t worry, here is an easy & secure solution to help you format Not Read or unrecognized USB flash drive on your Mac.

Recover lost data before you format unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive on Mac

Do you have important data in the unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive? It is recommended to recover your data from the unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive before you format it. Mac data recovery software can help you recover lost data from unreadable/unrecognized or virus-infected USB flash drive under Mac OS. Just download and run Mac data recovery software to scan the unreadable USB flash drive, it will find all existing and deleted data from the USB flash drive. You can easily save all the data in the USB flash drive.

Guide: how to recover lost data from unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive on Mac >>

Format unrecognized USB flash drive on Mac with special tool

Hard drive formatting software for Mac tool – AweEraser for Mac can help you format unrecognized, unreadable or virus-infected USB flash drive under Mac OS. It can help you permanently delete files from USB flash drive under Mac OS, format/erase USB flash drive on Mac, wipe free disk space of USB flash drive under Mac OS. You can use AweEraser for Mac to easily and securely format unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive on Mac. After formatting, the data on the unreadable/unrecognized USB flash drive will be permanently lost and the USB flash drive will become accessible. Then the USB flash drive is able to be reused. It is like you get a brand new USB flash drive.

AweEraser for Mac is pretty simple to use. Just follow the steps bellow to format an unrecognized/unreadable or virus-infected USB flash drive on Mac.

Step 1: Download and install AweEraser for Mac on your Mac. Then launch it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Connect your USB flash drive with your Mac.

Step 3: Choose mode “Erase Hard Drive”, select the USB flash drive and erase it with AweEraser for Mac.

How to Format Unreadable or Unrecognized USB Flash Drive on Mac?

Once the unrecognized/unreadable USB flash drive is formatted by AweEraser for Mac, all the data information and traces on the USB flash drive will be permanently erased. You will get a whole new USB flash drive.

Posted by Anna, 2017-10-28