External hard drives allow us to back up the important data and share our documents between different computers. To know how to use Toshiba external hard drive on Mac, read this article till the end.
HOW TO INSTALL TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ON YOUR MAC?
- The first step in using your Toshiba external hard drive is to connect it to your Mac using a USB cable.
- Now, your Toshiba hard drive will show up on your Mac's desktop, and it will look like a hard drive icon.
- If you cannot locate your hard drive icon on the desktop screen, click Finder> Preferences.
- On the Finder Preferences screen, go to the General tab. Select the box next to External disks under the section "Show these items on the desktop." This step ensures that your hard drive displays on your Mac's desktop.
HOW TO FORMAT YOUR TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE?
Toshiba hard drives come preformatted with the NTFS file system. So, to use it on your Mac, you should format it with the exFAT or Mac OS Extended (HFS+)