How to Format SD Card on Mac

Besides being able to be used for work, business, or daily activities, Mac devices are also capable of doing things that are rarely known by people. Right, not only Windows devices are capable of formatting SD cards, but Mac devices are also capable of doing so.

Curious how? Make sure that you read this article to the end.

Before we proceed to the steps, make sure that you have an external card reader to connect the SD Card to your Mac device. Also, make sure the important data that you want to save has been moved to another device. Because once your SD Card is formatted, the data inside it are gone for good.

When you are prepared, follow the following steps:

  • Connect the SD card to your Mac device by using an external card reader that you prepared earlier.
  • Once connected, open “Disk Utility” on your Mac. The trick is to type “disk utility” in the search box, then click on the “Disk Utility” app.
  • Then, find your SD card on the left side of the window. If you haven’t named your SD card, chances are they will be named NO NAME.
  • After that, click the “ERASE” tab in the middle of the window.
  • If your SD Card is 32 GB or smaller, then select “MS-DOS (FAT)”. When your SD Card is 64 GB, select “ExFAT”.
  • A dialog will appear and click “Erase” to confirm.
  • Congratulations, your SD Card has been successfully formatted.

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