Why Can't I Partition my External Hard Drive Mac?

Posted in  mac | 2022-03-21

Why Can't I Partition my External Hard Drive Mac?

2020: many of you reported that the “Partition” button is always greyed out. Thats because your external drive hasnt been formatted/erased to a Maccompatible file system yet.

Why is the Partition Button Greyed out Mac?

Why Partition Grayed Out in Mac Plus Solution
Solution: If you want to go ahead with the partitioning task, you need to create more space on your hard drive . In other words, you have to erase the data on your drive to create additional space. You can then format your hard drive using GUID Partition Table.

How do I Partition my External Hard Drive for Catalina Mac?

Open Disk Utility and select the drive you want to partition in the sidebar.
Select Partition and then select Partition again.
Select the Plus sign +.
Type a name for the partition in the Name field.
Choose a file system format.

Can't Partition External Hard Drive on Mac - FIX