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7 Tips for using Flash Drive on Mac

For many years the users of Mac have been looking for the best tutorial to make sure that the usage if usb drive is not only explored but it is also done in the best manner to make sure that the best and the state of the art functions are carried out on this stellar OS. It is also to be noted that the best and the state of the art services are the ones that ensure that the user makes the best use of the system tools and this tutorial has been developed to make sure that the demands and the needs of the Mac users are met and general user awareness is created.

There are numerous advance level tips that could be used to make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art result when it comes to USB usage on Mac but this tutorial will make sure that the top 7 tips that deal with the Mac USB usage are discussed and they should also be the one which make sure that the basic level training is provided to the user and they get the best result so that the overall usage of the USB on Mac is made easier.

1. Connect flash drive to MAC

It is the most basic step that a user can follow in this regard. Connecting USB to Mac is the simplest process which would make sure that a user gets the best and the state of the art results in this regard which also leads them to the recognition of the device which could then be used for file transfer and sharing. The ports of USB are there on the Mac book as well and the user should make sure that the best has been provided as per the picture below:

connect flash drive to mac

2. Scan virus in flash drive on Mac

It is also one of the functions that should be carried out to make sure that the best is provided to the USB drive that has been inserted so that the system is never affected and the usb drive data is also protected on the best manner. It is also to be noted that the user in this regard should also make sure that the best and the state of the art products are used. The USB device is to be right clicked once the ClamXav has been installed which is the best antivirus software program. The interface will appear from where the scan option is to be selected to complete the process:

7 Tips for using flash drive on Mac

3. Open flash drive on Mac

It is also regarded as one of the simplest process that could be carried out to make sure that the needful is done in the best possible manner. It is also to be noted that a user in this regard should first scan the drvie for good so that the malware and the viruses never make the system work bad in this regard. It is also to be noted that the finder that has been built in within the Mac has the ability to open the usb drives. The left panel shows all the connected drives and once the desired one has been clicked the contents are shown in the right panel:

open flash drive on Mac

4. Transfer file from MAC to flash drive

It is again one of the best and the state of the art features that allow the user to use the drive in a traditional manner. It is also to be noted that the user in this regard should also make sure that the files that are being transferred to the drive are scanned for the viruses and if there are any they should be removed ASAP to make sure that the drive is not affected. The drive as soon as connected appears onto the desktop of the Mac by the name of flash and the files can be dragged to finish the process completely:

transfer file from mac to flash drive

5. Making backup of your flash drive on Mac

It is also one of the best and the state of the art processes that should be carried out to make sure that the best is provided to the user in terms of data storage and backup which could then be retrieved without any issue and problem. In this regard it is advised to make sure that the user should right click the drive that has appeared onto the desktop to make sure that the duplicate option is selected to backup the data fully:

backup flash drive on Mac

6. Formatting flash drive on Mac

The process is as follows:

a. The CMD + Spacebar should be pressed and then the word application is to be typed to make sure that the applications folder is accessed. From there the user needs to select disk utility:

format flash drive on Mac

b. The usb drive that is to be formatted is to be selected onto the left to make sure that the needful is done and the erase button is then to be pressed:

formatting erase on Mac

c. The erase button is then again to be pressed as conformation to finish the process in full:

formated erase on Mac

7. Recover files from flash drive on Mac

By using the Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac the process is also very easy to opt and follow and it is also to be noted that the process that has been mentioned below is to be followed to get the results in a stellar manner:

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a. From the URL https://www.wondershare.com/data-recovery-mac/guide.html#tab_01 the program is to be downloaded and run:

7 Tips for using flash drive on Mac

b. The lost file recovery is then to be clicked to get the following interface, here the user needs to select the drive to make sure that the search conduction is narrowed and the scan button at the top of the windows is then to be pressed to make sure that the process begins in the best manner.

7 Tips for using flash drive on Mac

c. Once the files have been retrieved the user should make sure that the best files that are required are selected and the related recover button is pressed to finish the process:

7 Tips for using flash drive on Mac


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