Your USB pendrive or External drive not showing on Mac or Can’t format on OS X EI Capitan, OS X Yosemite running on iMac, MacBook, Mac Mini. here is the alternate options for delete/ Format pendrive in Mac OS X Ei Capitan using terminal/ cmd or without cmd command. in some case you need to format your drive, Pendrive showing full but you can’t show data inside there. Format in windows quite easy compare to OS X, For the new users haven’t any idea about how to format pendrive in Mac OS X EI Capitan. But you can do it easily through below steps.
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Steps for format pendrive in Mac OS X Ei Capitan or Yosemite
Format USB stick without Terminal on Mac
Step 1: Launch spotlight search (Command + Space). Type Disk Utility.
Open Disk Utility, USB drive will be show under External section. here you can see MyUSBDrive.
Format USB stick using terminal on Mac EI Capitan: Through Command
Step 1: Launch Spotlight search (Command + Space for Mac and Cltr + Space for windows). Type terminal.
For see all the disk partition present on your Mac (Internal and External). Here you needs to format external drive.
Then Type: diskutil eraseDisk JHFS+ BackupMaster disk2
Now you done successfully format pendrive in mac OS X Ei Capitan, Yosemite running on Mac device.
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