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How to Format SSD to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
Finding a way to format SSD to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7? Here you can free download the best FAT32 format tool and learn the step-by-step tutorial teaches you how to format SSD to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7.

How can I format SSD to FAT32 in Windows?

"I have a Kingston 240GB SSD and I need to format it into FAT32, so my grandmother can use it as a storage device to save and scan photos using her scanner. I have tried to do it with Windows 10 disk management, but the FAT32 option did not show up, I only see NTFS and exFAT. Anyone tell me how can I format SSD to FAT32 in Windows?"

What will you need to format SSD to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7?

As we know, Windows limits FAT 32 partitions to 32GB. It does not offer the ability to format a drive larger than 32GB in FAT32, the only available choices are NTFS or ExFAT. This makes the result that users cannot format a disk partition, SSD, USB drive or SD card larger than 32 GB to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7 with Windows disk management tool. But sometimes, they have to format SSD to FAT32 because of certain reasons, for example, their devices only support FAT32 file system. That’s why so many users asked for help on how to format SSD to FAT32 online. Have you ever puzzled about the problem? Actually, the solution to fix the issue is quite easy. You just need to find a third-party FAT32 format tool that allows you to bypass the limitation and format SSD to FAT32 with success. 

Format SSD to FAT32 with EaseUS FAT32 format tool 

When it comes to FAT32 format tool, here we would like to recommend you EaseUS Partition Master, a popular disk partition tool with flexible and advanced "Partition format" feature. This function allows you to format SSD larger than 4GB with FAT32, NTFS or EXT2/EXT3 and SSD smaller than 4GB to FAT, FAT32, NTFS or EXT2/EXT3. By this way, it can perfectly bypass the 32GB FAT32 format limitation of Windows disk management tool and format SSD to FAT32 in Windows 10/8/7 with ease.

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 Windows 10 is supported

To format SSD to FAT32, follow these steps:

Step 1. Insert the SSD into your Windows computer and launch EaseUS partition tool.

Step 2. Right-click the SSD and choose "Format partition".

Choose format partition to format SSD to FAT32

Step 3. A mini window pops out, on which you can edit the partition label and choose a file system. Here you should choose FAT32 and click "OK".

Choose FAT32 file system to format SSD to FAT32

Step 4. Click "Apply" to confirm to format your SSD to FAT32 with ease.

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 Windows 10 is supported