Silicon Power Armor 2TB Setup & Format (Mac)

SP Armor 2TB Setup

Like other external hard drives, Silicon Power Armor 2TB is a portable hard drive that enables users to save and access their data on the go.

Apart from this, there are some cool features that make this drive unique and the right choice for all your storage needs.

The Silicon Power 2TB Portable Hard Drive features that you don’t want to miss are:

  • Anti-slip
  • Anti-scratch
  • Convenient Cable-carry and Storage
  • IPx4 water resistance
  • 3m military-grade shockproof
  • Super-Speed USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface
  • Works with Windows and Mac (reformatting is required for macOS)
  • LED light indicator
  • Easy plug-in and use
  • Free SP Widget software for 7 major backup and security functions

SP Silicon Power Armor 2TB Hard Drive - Quick Setup Guide

This is a ‘plug-in and use’ external hard drive. So, you don’t need to install an extra driver or software. Just connect the drive to your computer and start using it.

However, if you’re using a computer running macOS, you might have to format the drive to use it on your computer.

Physical Setup

  • Get the USB cable that was shipped with the drive.
  • Plug the cable from the drive’s USB port into your computer’s USB port.
  • Once your computer detects the connected drive, a pop-up message indicating the same will appear on the screen.
  • Open the drive and back up your important data to it.

Formatting The Drive (Mac)

  • Open the Disk Utility window on your Mac computer.
  • Ensure that the connected Silicon Power Armor 2TB external hard drive is listed on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Select your drive under the Drivers' section.
  • Click the Erase button.
  • Now, choose the format type of your preference from the Format drop-down menu.
  • Type the format name in the Name field and click Erase.
  • Choose Format Type & Click Erase
  • Now, your drive will be formatted to the selected type.
  • If you want to create a partition on your Silicon Power 2TB hard drive, click on the Partition button.
  • Now, the current partition that is available on your drive will show up.
  • Select the available partition and click the plus icon below it to create a new one.
  • Now, a new partition will be created with a 1TB volume. So, you will have two partitions with 1TB volume on your drive.
  • Similarly, create more partitions using the same procedure.
  • After creating the partitions, you can back up your important files to the drive as per your needs.

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