How to Resize/ Enlarge Partition on MacOS High Sierra, EI Capitan & Earlier

Prior Mac User worries on expanding/ enlarge partition on Mac, But Smart apple giving very secure option on the official way, using this way you can increase space in drive partition. Or most of the users trying to install windows on another partition at that time you need enough space there for installation through the boot camp.

Here’ is the one limitation before Enlarge partition on Mac running on Mavericks, Yosemite or Lion, You must have to delete/ Format partition coming after you have to select for enlarging. So keep your partition data backup on other external drives for later on use.

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Step to enlarge partition on Mac OS X: MacBook Pro, MacBook ration, and iMac

From this step, you can also decrease, not only increase Mac partition from your drive through out the very secure way, without lose your data.

Step 1: Launch Utilities app under the /Applications/Utilities/Folder option.

Step 2: Go to the “Partition” tab from top tabs under the Disk Utilities management windows shown above.

Disk Utility on Mac for manage Disk partition

Step 3: Tap on Partition from top tab.

2 Partition make on Mac

Step 4: Enter New Partition size in GBs.

3 Enter Volume for Partition on Mac

Step 3: From there you have to drag through mouseClick and move it up and down.

By dragging downside, your disk space utilizes automatically to the selected partition from your Mac.

Verify you have added efficient space on existing partition and Click on “Apply” for save it.Enlarge partition on Mac running on OS X Yosemite,

Now you are done, But to creating another partition or Drive you can do it from the same window, So continue with next step.

If you wish to delete the partition that chooses it and tap on delete (-) sign. And otherwise, add new partition than tap on (+) sign.

And assign a valid name for that partition, Size, and type of format.

Step 4: Next, Click on Apply button

Step 5: Now give time to process and make partition through disk utility.

For your kind information you can also install windows on another partition and set at a primary OS through Boot camp, without spent money for third-party software tools.

Having any trouble guide for Enlarge partition on Mac running on Lion, Leopard? Share with us; we will be glad to assist you for expanding more space in single partition without effect on data securely.

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