Format a Samsung SSD
Just like other USB storage devices, an SSD can also be re-formatted using Windows native formatting tool. You can also install the software that comes with your Samsung Portable SSD or download it from http://www.samsung.com/samsungssd.
- Formatting data on the drive will erase everything and it is advised to make a backup before proceding.
- If you format partition your Samsung Portable SSD X5 after purchase, the software stored in the drive will be deleted. You will then need to navigate to the link above if you wish to download the "Samsung Portable SSD" application.
Follow the instructions to format your SSD device using your PC/laptop:
If you require more information about your device, you can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. Otherwise, please get in touch with our Samsung Care experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Live Chat Australia team to organise a technician to come out and diagnose further.