Since Samsung T7 hard drives come pre-formatted with the exFAT file system, you can use them on both Windows and Mac Operating Systems. However, if you are going to work on a single OS (Windows/Mac), it is recommended to format the hard drive with the appropriate file system. For instance, if you are going to work exclusively on Windows computers, formatting the hard drive with the NTFS file system is always advisable. Similarly, for a Mac, you can format it with the HFS+ file system. Are you curious to learn about your Samsung T7 Format? Great! Continue reading this article for a detailed procedure.
Samsung T7 SSD Format On A Windows Computer
Connect your Samsung T7 hard drive to your Windows computer using a USB cable.
Open the Run dialog box (Windows + R).
Type diskmgmt.msc and click OK.
When you are directed to the Disk Management section, right-click on your Samsung T7 hard drive and select Format.
In the Format dialog box, input a name for your hard drive in the Volume Label field. In the File System field, select NTFS. Let the Allocation unit size be Default and click OK
Within a few seconds, your Samsung T7 hard drive will be formatted with the Samsung T7 NTFS file system.
How To Format Samsung T7 For Mac
Connect your Samsung T7 hard drive to your Mac using a USB cable.
Now, you can locate your hard drive on the desktop screen.
Navigate to the Applications section and select Utilities> Disk Utility.
When directed to the Disk Utility section, locate your Samsung T7 hard drive under the External section and click on it.
Now, click the Erase option and fill out the appropriate details.
In the Name field, give a name for your Samsung T7 hard drive. In the Format field, select HFS+ and leave the scheme field as GUID Partition Map. Then, click the Erase button.
Once the formatting process gets completed, click Done.
This is how you should do Samsung T7 Format on your Windows and Mac computers. However, if you need to use your Samsung T7 SSD on both Operating Systems, don’t worry; reformat your hard drive with the exFAT file system by implementing the same procedure.
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