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Format Drive on Mac - WD My Passport Troubleshooting

The solution for most of the WD My Passport Troubleshooting Mac is formatting the drive. Here are the step-by-step instructions to format the WD My Passport hard drive.

WD My Passport Troubleshooting Mac
  • Check if the WD My Passport hard drive is connected to your Mac computer properly.
  • Formatting the hard drive will erase all the data in it. If needed, you can back up the data present in the hard drive before formatting.
  • Search for the WD My Passport hard drive icon on the desktop and click it.
  • If this icon is not showing, click the Finder icon at the top and choose the Preferences option.
  • Select the checkbox beside both the Hard Disks and External Disks option.
  • Enter disk utility in the Spotlight search and select the Disk Utility option from the result.
  • Select the WD My Passport hard drive on the left panel of the Disk Utility and click the Erase tab at the top.
  • Now, the Erase dialog box will appear on the screen.
  • Enter a name for the drive in the Name field, select the Mac OS Extended (Journaled) option from the Format drop-down list, and choose the GUID Partition Map option from the Scheme drop-down menu.
  • Once you click the Erase button, the WD My Passport hard drive will be formatted.
  • Close the Disk Utility window, and the hard drive will be ready to use now.
  • Once done with using the hard drive, choose the Eject option before disconnecting the drive from the Mac computer.
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