Sometimes, the connected external hard drive shows up in Disk Utility but not mounted. In this case, you can try to mount the drive manually. Specifically, you can click on the Mount button on the top of the window, or hit the Mount icon beside the drive.
However, if the Toshiba external hard drive is unmountable in Disk Utility, the file system of the drive may be corrupted. You need to fix it with First Aid. Step 2: Select the unmounted Toshiba external hard drive and click First Aid on the top of the window. If First Aid failed on external hard drive , the drive must be severely damaged, logically or pgysically. In this case, you can firstly try to fix the drive by reformatting, which is able to fix logical errors like file system corruption, partition table corruption ,etc. Note: Reformatting a drive will erase all the files stored on it.
In order to avoid unwanted data loss, it's necessary to recover data from the not showing up Toshiba drive in advance. Step 2: Select the not showing up Toshiba external hard drive and click "Next" button. This program will start scanning for lost data. Step 3: Preview the searching results, choose files you need, and click "Recover" to get them back.
After recovering data from the Toshiba external hard drive, you can reformat it in Disk Utility now. Step 1: Select the Toshiba external hard drive in Disk Utility sidebar. Step 3: Follow the instructions to finish the reformatting process.
Specifically, you need to provide a Name and a Format according to your preference. After the process finishes, you will hopefully see the Toshiba external hard drive showing up on Mac correctly. Intuitively drag and drop files to and from your PC or laptop. Canvio Basics offers the space to collect in a size you can take anywhere.
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I don't need to keep any of the data on the drive, so reformatting is fine with me, I just can't figure out how. Phillip Corcoran Titan Moderator. Sep 7, 22, , 7,