Many people find it difficult to use the WD Elements external hard drive on their Mac computers/devices. Sometimes, the drive is locked when they try to use it on a Mac so that they are unable to write anything to it. This scenario is even more challenging if a person has used the WD Elements hard drive on a Windows computer earlier and the drive is in the NTFS format. So, in such cases, people want to unlock their drives on their Mac computers/devices.
Can you unlock WD Elements hard drive on a Mac?
- Since most of the Western Digital drives come in the NTFS format, they will be supported by Windows by default. So, if you wish to use a WD drive on a Mac, you have to reformat it such that it will be supported by the Mac operating system.
- Therefore, you can unlock WD Elements hard drive on a Mac. Using a few simple steps, you can achieve this task easily. There are several third-party tools to do this procedure. However, we will be looking into the steps to reformat the drive manually.