How to Permanently Erase Data from Seagate Portable Hard Drive on Mac?

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updated on 2020-01-06 to Data Erasure

“Hi, I will sell my old Seagate portable hard drive. Is there any way to permanently erase data from it on my Mac?” - LISA

permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac

Data security issue always exists. Don’t let your sensitive data fall into the wrong hands. For example, before you sell an old Seagate portable hard drive, you’d better permanently erase all your sensitive data. Here, we will show you how yo permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac.

First of all, we would like to introduce an powerful Mac data erasure software - TS DataWiper for Mac. This powerful Mac data eraser is able to permanently erase data from hard drive and external device under Mac OS.

Three modes to permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac

TS DataWiper for Mac offers government & military level data erasure methods including HMG Infosec Standard 5, Baseline; DOD 5220.22-M; U.S. Army AR380-19; Peter Gutmann's algorithm. Once the data is erased by TS DataWiper for Mac, the data will be gone forever. You can run it from Launchpad, and connect the Seagate portable hard drive to your Mac. It will quickly recognize the Seagate portable hard drive.

This Mac Seagate hard drive data erasure software offers three modes to help you permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive under Mac OS.

Mode 1. Shred files from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac.

This mode helps you selectively erase files and folders from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac. Just add files/folders from Seagate portable hard drive to the erasure list, then click on Erase Now button to permanently erase the selected files/folders.

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Mode 2. Wipe Seagate portable hard drive on Mac.

Erase Hard Drive mode is able to help you securely wipe entire Seagate portable hard drive on Mac. All the data on the Seagate portable hard drive will be permanently erased.

permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac

Mode 3. Erase free disk space of Seagate portable hard drive on Mac.

If you only want to erase deleted data on Seagate portable hard drive, this is the right option. It will erase free disk space of the Seagate portable hard drive, and permanently erase all deleted data on the Seagate portable hard drive.

permanently erase data from Seagate portable hard drive on Mac

Before you sell old Seagate portable hard drive or donate it to other people, you can use TS DataWiper for Mac to permanently erase your data on it. Before you erase your data, you’d better make a backup of your data. Once the data is erased by TS DataWiper for Mac, there is no way to restore the data.

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If you want to fix a crashed Seagate portable hard drive on Mac, you can format it with TS DataWiper for Mac. The disk tool will help you securely and easily format a Seagate portable hard drive on your Mac.

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It is strongly recommended to permanently wipe your data before you sell or donate your Seagate portable hard drive. TS DataWiper for Mac offers you easy and quick way to permanently erase data from a Seagate portable hard drive. It also can help you permanently erase data from Mac hard drive, HDD/SSD, USB flash drive, memory card, etc. Download TS DataWiper for Mac here: