How to Format USB Flash Drive to FAT 32 on Windows or Mac

 

“I’ve bought a USB flash stick to carry around with me. What I want to is reformat it to FAT32 so I can transfer files between my Windows machine.  How can I format this drive as FAT32? “

To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in Windows follow the next steps:

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Connect the USB Fash Drive to your computer.

  • Click Start > Computer
  • Right click the Flash drive if it shows up thereTo format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in Windows follow the next steps:
  • Click FormatClick in the File system list box and select FAT32To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 in Windows follow the next steps:
  • Click Start

 

If it doesn’t work, you can follow the next steps:

  • Click Start, right click Computer
  • Click Manage
  • Expand Storage > click Disk ManagementHow to Format USB Flash Drive to FAT 32 on Windows or Mac
  • Select the thumb drive in the Volume list
  • Right click it and click Format
  • Click in the File system: list box and select FAT32
  • Click OK

Step by step To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 on Mac OS X:

Connect the USB Flash Drive to your Mac OS X .

  •  Go to the Disk Utility

Step by step To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 on Mac OS X

  • Select the Drive and click Erase.
  • Enter the new name (OPTIONAL).
  • Select MS-DOS(FAT) for Format.Step by step To format a USB Flash Drive to FAT32 on Mac OS X
  • Select Master Boot Record for Scheme.
  • Click Erase.

Okey, now we are ready to use the USB Flash Drive.

 

News Reporter
Anna began using PCs in 2001. She has worked at companies like Lenovo and Dell.

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