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How to Format Portable Hard Drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra?

by Shirly Chen, 2018-08-21

Summary:
How to format portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and permanently remove all data on the portable hard drive? Don’t worry, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac can help you easily format portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and permanently wipe data from portable hard drive under macOS 10.13 High Sierra. If you want to format portable hard drive, remove data on portable hard drive before you sell/dispose/donate or give away your device, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is your best choice.

A portable hard drive is the best way to store large amounts of valuable data information. But if at any time you (macOS 10.13 High Sierra user) need to discard, lend or sell the portable hard drive, but for this you need to clean the information that has inside safely and it turns out that Disk Utility in macOS 10.13 High Sierra can leave some traces of information after having made the format. That could leave your old information exposed to be recovered. Do not worry about that anymore, because we'll show you a pretty quick and secure way to format your portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

The best way to format a portable disk in macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Disk Utility is a built-in formatting tool that macOS 10.13 High Sierra brings by default, but although in theory it fulfills its functionality well, this is not enough because there are various data recovery software that could recover all the information lost after formatting the portable hard drive with Disk Utility. So you'll need a better way to prevent that from happening.

format portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is a powerful tool that will allow you to format your portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra without leaving the remote possibility of data recovery. With certified data erasure standards, this software will securely format the portable hard drive and permanently wipe all data on the portable hard drive. It is fully compatible with macOS 10.13 High Sierra. So, you can use it to format/wipe your portable hard drive on macOS 10.13 High Sierra. Once the format is completed, the portable hard drive is formatted and all data is gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery method. Just like you will get a brand new portable hard drive.

Easy steps to format/wipe portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is very simple to use. So you can format your portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra eliminated all your contained information just by following these simple steps:

Step 1: Install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.

Just download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac on macOS 10.13 High Sierra system. Then run it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Choose mode “Wipe Hard Drive”.

Now, connect the portable hard drive with your Mac computer. You can three data erasure modes on the main interface of Super Eraser for Mac. In order to format and erase portable hard drive, just click to choose this mode “Wipe Hard Drive”.

format portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Step 3: Select and format/wipe the portable hard drive in macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

Select the portable hard drive and click on “Wipe Now” button to format the portable hard drive and permanently wipe all data on the portable hard drive.

Once the process gets finished, the portable hard drive will be formatted, all the data will be gone forever. This is the best way to format/wipe portable hard drive under macOS 10.13 High Sierra. It is safe to format/wipe your portable hard drive before you dispose, give away, lend or donate it.