How To Remove Partition Hard Drive In Mac

How Can I Delete Unwanted Hard Drive Partition on Mac 


We previously discuss how to partition a hard drive windows 7, and in this article we going to discuss how to remove a partition hard drive on mac.

As we all know using a partition of hard drive will divide the space of hard drive into drives however there are several partition types.


Partition a disk is not easy task for Mac users because if you don’t proper way to how to make a partition then you’re hard drive may be damage and you can’t able to use it again. Same goes for deleting a partition of hard drive.


How To Delete Partition Hard Drive on Mac OS X

If you’re thinking a manually doing partition of hard drive is not a good idea then in this case you can also use a external hard drive partition tools.

But, we recommend you make partition of hard drive without using any free partition tools that damage your computer hard drive.


“Before we start you must backup hard drive using Time Machine, In case if somethings goes wrong. “

Follow the given below guides to remove partition hard drive manually from Mac.

Before deleting the unwanted partition from Mac you’ve ease the partition and make sure to restart you computer in Main Partition.

Ease A Partition of Hard Drive on Mac OS X  

Step 1 : 

Open Finder from the dock. Select Applications

Step 2 : 

Open Utilities folder and then click on Disk Utility.

Step 3 : 

Select the partition you want to Ease. Click on Ease button

Step 4 : 

Click on Done.

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Remove A Partition Hard Drive on Mac OS X 

After ease a partition you can then easily remove it using given below guides.

Step 1 : 

Choose the Main Partition drive which might called Fusion or Macintosh HD.

Step 2 : 

Click on the Partition. Select the Partition Hard Drive you want to delete.

Step 3 : 

Click on the Mini (-) button to remove the partition disk. Click on Apply.

Reformat Partition

If you these methods don’t work for you then you can also try one more reformat partition given below.

Step 1 : 

Use another Mac and put yours into Target Mode. Open Disk Utilities on the other Mac to reformat and partition the drive. (Make sure the Mac OS X extended).

Step 2 : 

You can the install a system from the other Mac or disconnect it and do an internet install.

Step 3  : 

Connect the two computers with a FireWire or Thunderbolt cable.

Step 4 :

Start up the computer to be used as a disk in target disk mode. ( Apple menu > System Preferences > Startup Disk > Target Disk Mode. ).


Hope this article, will helped you to know  what is a hard drive partition and still if you’re thinking how to partition external hard drive. Then I’ve to tell you that you can use same steps to make a external hard drive partition.


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