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How to Erase Data from Toshiba Portable Hard Drive on Mac?

by Shirly Chen, 2019-11-18

Toshiba portable hard drive is trusted by many Mac users. It is one of the best devices for Mac users to backup data. In some special cases, Mac users need a solution to format the Toshiba portable hard drive and permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive. For example, when a Mac user desires to sell his Toshiba portable hard drive, he should permanently wipe all sensitive data on his Toshiba portable hard drive. In this article, we will show you how to wipe Toshiba portable hard drive and erase Toshiba portable hard drive on mac with a data erasure software - DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.

permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is an all-in-one Mac data erasure software. It is trusted by many of Mac users. It has all the features you need when you want to format a Toshiba portable hard drive or erase data from a Toshiba portable hard drive. Now, just download this software and install it on your Mac.

Connect Toshiba portable hard drive to your Mac, we will show you how to format a Toshiba portable hard drive and erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive by using DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.

1. Format Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

There are many methods you can format a Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac. Here, we will show you to use DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac to format your Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac. Run this software on your Mac, you can see many tools, just choose the tool ‘Disk Manager’, then choose the Toshiba portable hard drive and click on Format button, your Toshiba portable hard drive will be formatted a compatible file system for your Mac.

permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

But, whether you use DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac or other tools (such as Disk Utility) to format your Toshiba portable hard drive, the lost data or formatted data on the Toshiba portable hard drive still can be recovered by data recovery software - such as Do Your Data Recovery. If you want to permanently erase data from a Toshiba portable hard drive, just follow the guide below.

2. Permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac offers certified data erasure methods to permanently erase data from hard disk drive or storage device. If you want to permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive, try these modes.

Mode 1: Shred files from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac.

The first mode is able to help you securely and permanently erase files/folders from Toshiba portable hard drive. Just add the files/folders from the Toshiba portable hard drive to the erasure list, then erase them permanently.

permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

Mode 2: Wipe an entire Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac.

Choose mode Wipe Hard Drive, then select the Toshiba portable hard drive and wipe it to permanently erase all data on the Toshiba portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

Mode 3: Wipe free disk space of Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac.

This mode can help you wipe the free disk space of the Toshiba portable hard drive. All deleted/lost data on the Toshiba portable hard drive will be permanently erased. It won’t erase the existing data on the Toshiba portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from Toshiba portable hard drive on Mac

Once the data is erased by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac, there is no way to recover it. The erased data is gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software or manual data recovery service. Before you sell, donate or dispose your Toshiba portable hard drive, just choose one of the modes to help you securely erase your sensitive data so that nobody is able to recover your private data.

If your Toshiba portable hard drive is a NTFS hard drive, just try this guide to help you erase data from a NTFS Toshiba portable hard drive: erase NTFS hard drive on Mac.

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