P700 Formatting HDD: How to format the Wi-Fi HDD to use with Mac OS X?

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P700 Formatting HDD: How to format the Wi-Fi HDD to use with Mac OS X?

Formatting HDD

Formatting procedure for Mac OS X:

  1. Connect your Wi-Fi HDD to your Mac USB port (no USB extension, no USB hub).
  2. Go to 'Applications'.
  3. Go to 'Utilities'.
  4. Go to 'Disk Utility'.
  5. Select the disk corresponding to the Wi-Fi HDD.
  6. Click on "Erase"
  7. Select the format: 'Mac OS Extended (journaled)'.

Caution: Do not select the option 'Encrypt Data' otherwise the Wi-Fi HDD will not work on a network.
This procedure is available with the screenshots in the Quick Start Guide provided with the Wi-Fi HDD.