HOW DO I FORMAT MY Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB TO NTFS Tags: NTFS Seagate External Hard Drive USB3 Format Last response: July 23, 2014 6:49 AM in Storage Share LOUWELLAN July 23, 2014 6:33:54 AM HOW DO I FORMAT MY Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB TO NTFS More about : format seagate inch external hard drive usb 3tb ntfs Reply to LOUWELLAN Ubrales July 23, 2014 6:37:28 AM Connect it to the USB 3 port. Go to (Control Panel) Device Manager, select the drive and format it NTFS. Quick format will be fine. Reply to Ubrales m 0 l techgeek July 23, 2014 6:49:49 AM However if it's not partitioned, you'll have to do that first. Go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management. You should see your drive there, right click it, in the drop down you should see an option to create a partion. Once you've partitioned it, you can format it there as well. Reply to techgeek m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB Forum Solvedhow to format an external 3tb seagate back up plus into an internal 3tb hard drive Forum SolvedOpening a Seagate Expansion 3TB USB 3.0 Black Desktop Hard Drive (STBV3000100) Forum Seagate 3TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow to format external 2Tb buffalo hard drive to ntfs windows 7 Forum Toshiba HDTB105EK3AA 500GB Stor.E Basics USB 3.0 2.5 Inch External Hard Drive Black: Not working Forum Seagate 2TB external hard drive converted to NTFS can not be formated on Windows Forum Solvedcan i use Seagate Backup Plus Desktop 3TB USB 3.0 External HDD ? Forum SolvedWhat hard disk is in the Seagate Expansion 3TB USB Hard Drive? Forum SolvedCan't format my external hard drive to anything other than NTFS Forum SolvedHard drive in RAW format when plugged to SATA mobo but NTFS when plugged to USB mobo Forum I have Seagate Backup Plus 3TB external hard drive where by accident I plugged in my laptop AC charger to external hard drive Forum SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum What will happen if I format my 3TB external hard drive as FAT32? Will it still be capable of utilising its full potential Forum Gigabyte Z97 not powering up my external usb 3.0 seagate drive upon restart/boot up. Forum External 3,5" USB 3.0 2TB - WD vs. Seagate Forum How to Format a 3TB Raw Hard Drive Forum can i power a 3.5 inch Sata drive using usb adapter from 2.5 inch external drive? Forum SolvedHow can I unformat Seagate external hard drive? Forum Format external usb ext3 drive to ntfs? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !