How to format your DataVault for Mac OS X

By default, Olixir’s Mobile DataVault is formatted for Windows Partition NTFS. This format is not supported by Macintosh operating systems. To make it functional in Apple Macintosh you will have to re-format the drive. Following are steps on how to re-format. (Instructions for MAC OS X)

  1. Click Go on the Desktop. From the drop-down menu select Utilities

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  2. From the Utilities screen, select Disk Utility

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  3. From the display on the left-hand side, select the New Drive with Drive Manufacturer Name and Capacity showing. Select Erase from the table on the right-hand side near the top of the screen. It will ask for confirmation, and then Select Erase.

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  4. After the Erase is done, select the Partition tab from the table. In the format section, you can choose the type of partition.

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