How to format 64/128/256 GB SD card FAT32 in Windows and MAC

Introduction

Why do you need to format  SD card FAT32 in Windows and MAC? Sometimes your SD card memory is full, and that time you need to format it or copy the data in your computer and then format it because you need external storage to store the data. 

What is the use of an SD card? SD card is being called a storage device that works as the external device used to store additional information. Usually, an SD card is used in mobile phones as an external storage device because sometimes you may need more storage to store some information in your phone.

Once your SD card is full, you need to format it or copy the data in your computer and then format it because you need external storage to store the data. If you are wondering how to format your SD card FAT32 in Windows and MAC, then here are few ways mentioned below that will help you.

How to format 64/128/256 GB SD card FAT32 in Windows and MAC?

1. Formatting SD card FAT32 in Windows and MAC by using EaseUS:

  • You need to connect the SD card to your computer with the help of a card reader. EaseUS partition master is the third-party software that is available for windows and MAC. Download the EaseUS partition master and install it on your computer. Once it has been installed, you need to open it. 
  • From that software, you need to right-click on the SD card that you want to format. From all the options, you need to click on the option of format.
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  • Once you click on it, a new window will open up. You will see the file system option, and you need to set it to FAT32, then click on the OK button.
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  • Once you click on the button, a warning window will appear, and in that, you need to click on the OK button to continue formatting. Then you need to click on the button of Execute operation and then click on the Apply button format SD card to FAT32.

See More: Unable to Format USB Drive/Memory card in Windows 10/8/7

2. Formatting SD card FAT32 in Windows by using PowerShell:

  • First, you need to type PowerShell in the windows search bar and click on the option of run as administrator. Now, wait until the PowerShell window opens up.
  • In that, you need to type format /FS:FAT32 #: and then press the enter key. # is the name of your SD card that you want to format.
  • You need to wait until the formatting completes, and this process can take more than 1 hour.

3. Windows by using FAT32 Format tool:

  • FAT32 Format tool is the third-party software that is available for windows. You need to download the FAT32 Format tool and install it on your computer. Once that is done, you need to open it, and on the top left corner of the window, you can select the drive. Make sure you have selected your SD card.
  • Now check everything and then click on the button of Start. As you will click on that button, you will get one warning window, and you need to click on the button OK. 

Also, Read How to Format a hard drive from BIOS?

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