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How to Password Protect Your External Hard Drive – CHAMPION SINCE

I’ve spent years and years just using external hard drives on Mac and Windows. Mostly using without password protect my files for school or daily important info. Most software embedded onto memory sticks and so on are annoying and practical.

Here is a great efficient way to protect your files on Mac, so will never have to worry again!

Before you start this process make you the external drive is empty. Just simply copy your information on your computer or place your info another external hard drive where space is available. This might take a to complete this process.

  1. Find and click “Utility” in the application folder.
  2. Click “Disk Utility.”
  3. Left sidebar look external tab.
  4. Click your name external drive.
  5. Top middle of  the menu click “Erase.”
  6. Dropdown tab click  “Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted).”
  7. Wait a few moments while for information deletes.
  8. Selected your desired “password”for external drive.
  9. Each time you plug in external drive a “password” will be required.

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Hopefully the photos above for visually helping you understand steps above.

Here are mac and external drives I used to password protect process.

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0, Silver (STDR2000101)ir?t=cs128324 20&l=am2&o=1&a=B00FRHTTIA - How to Password Protect Your External Hard Drive - CHAMPION SINCE

WD 1TB Black My Passport for Mac Portable External Hard Drive – USB 3.0 – WDBFKF0010BBK-WESN

Apple 13″ MacBook Pro, Retina Display, 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 Dual Core, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Silver, MPXR2LL/A (Newest Version)ir?t=cs128324 20&l=am2&o=1&a=B071JNRK1V - How to Password Protect Your External Hard Drive - CHAMPION SINCE

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