Posted on December 2 - 2019 in

Format a USB Drive/Stick on Mac

Formatting a USB stick on a Macbook /OS is straight forward. These are the steps that you need to take:

  1. Plug in your usb stick / drive
  2. Open Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility
  3. Find your drive listed on the left hand side and click it
  4. Click ‘Erase’ near the top center of the screen
  5. Name your drive and choose ‘Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive, Journaled)
  6. Hit ‘Erase’
  7. Your done!

You should now have a clean USB stick or external drive ready to use for whatever you need!

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