How to Format a Hard Drive for a Mac

In All Classes, Apple, Mac, Mac Essentials by techtalkamerica

We’ve talked about the importance of backing up your data locally in addition to online solutions like iCloud, Dropbox and Google Drive. Today I’m going to show you how to format any hard drive so you can use it to back up your Mac as well as answer a lot of questions my clients have asked me when going through this process.

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