How To Remove Partition Hard Drive In Macbook

How Can I Delete Unwanted Hard Drive Partition on Mac

We previously discussed how to partition a hard drive windows 7, and in this article, we going to discuss how to remove a partition hard drive on a mac.

As we all know using a partition of a hard drive will divide the space of the hard drive into drives however there are several partition types.

Partition a disk is not an easy task for Mac users because if you don’t the proper way to how to make a partition then you’re hard drive may be damaged and you can’t able to use it again. The same goes for deleting a partition of the hard drive.

How To Delete Partition Hard Drive on Mac OS X

If you’re thinking manually doing partition of the hard drive is not a good idea then in this case you can also use external hard drive partition tools.

But, we recommend you make a partition of the hard drive without using any free partition tools that damage your computer hard drive.

“Before we start you must backup hard drive using Time Machine, In case if somethings goes wrong. “

Follow the given below guides to remove partition hard drive manually from Mac.

Before deleting the unwanted partition from Mac you’ve to ease the partition and make sure to restart your computer in Main Partition.

Ease A Partition of Hard Drive on Mac OS X  

Step 1 : 

Open Finder from the dock. Select Applications

Step 2 : 

Open Utilities folder and then click on Disk Utility.

Step 3 : 

Select the partition you want to Ease. Click on Ease button.

Step 4 : 

Click on Done.

Remove A Partition Hard Drive on Mac OS X 

After easing a partition you can then easily remove it using given below guides.

Step 1 : 

Choose the Main Partition drive which might be called Fusion or Macintosh HD.

Step 2 : 

Click on the Partition. Select the Partition Hard Drive you want to delete.

Step 3 : 

Click on the Mini (-) button to remove the partition disk. Click on Apply.

Reformat Partition of Mac OS X 

If you these methods don’t work for you then you can also try one more reformat partition given below.

Step 1 : 

Use another Mac and put yours into Target Mode. Open Disk Utilities on the other Mac to reformat and partition the drive. (Make sure the Mac OS X extended).

Step 2 : 

You can then install a system from the other Mac or disconnect it and do an internet install.

Step 3 : 

Connect the two computers with a FireWire or Thunderbolt cable.

Step 4 :

Startup the computer to be used as a disk in target disk mode. ( Apple menu > System Preferences > Startup Disk > Target Disk Mode. ).

Hope this article, will help you to know what is a hard drive partition and still if you’re thinking about how to partition the external hard drive. Then I’ve to tell you that you can use the same steps to make an external hard drive partition.