How to Format 64GB SD Card/USB Flash Drive to FAT32

Daisy updated on Dec 04, 2018 to Partition Master | How-to Articles

Why can't I format SD card to FAT 32

"I can't format my Sandisk Ultra 64GB MicroSD to FAT32. Every time when I tried to do it, I received the error message saying Windows was unable to complete the format. Why can't I format SD card to FAT 32? Anyone has a solution?"

SD card is a popular storage device which is available in various capacities ranging from a few MBs to a few GBs. And you should format it to FAT32 if you want to use it in some special devices which don't support other files systems. But, as Windows cannot format a storage device that is more than 32GB to Fat32, it cannot be easily done to format a 64 GB SD card to FAT32. And you may fail to do this in Windows for an error message saying Windows was unable to complete the format may appear. Luckily, when you cannot format your 64GB SD card or USB flash drive to FAT32 with the Windows built-in utility, you can use a powerful third-party FAT 32 format tool to help yourself out. 

Format 64GB SD card/USB flash drive to FAT32 successfully

EaseUS partition tool is the best FAT32 formatting tool that you can try to format a 64GB SD card to FAT32. Except for 64GB SD card, it also supports to format all memory cards and USB flash drives which are larger than 32GB to FAT32. And the program is also the best tool to fix SD card formatting issue caused by some other reasons. Connect your device to your computer and learn how to do use it to format your device to FAT32 with ease.

Formatting will delete all your data, please be sure to backup all your files on your device before starting the formatting process. And if your SD card or USB flash drive is NTFS, you can also choose to convert NTFS to FAT32 using EaseUS partition tool without losing data.

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master, right-click the partition you intend to format and choose "Format".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the new window, enter the Partition label, choose the FAT32 file system, and set the cluster size according to your needs, then click "OK".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 2

Step 3: Then you will see a warning window, click "OK" in it to continue.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 3

Step 4: Click the "Execute Operation" button in the top-left corner to review the changes, then click "Apply" to start formatting the partition to FAT32.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 4
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 Windows 10 is supported


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