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The Best Way to Partition USB Drive in Windows 10

Updated on Dec 10, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Master

Summary:
Do you need to find a method to partition USB drive in Windows 10? EaseUS Partition Master is the best way to help partition USB drive in Windows 10 for you.

Can I partition USB drive in Windows 10

Do you wanna know how to partition USB drive in Windows 10? What is the best and easiest way to partition a used drive in Window s10? Recently I bought a new USB drive which is 64GB and I’m thinking about whether it’s possible to create new partitions on the USB drive for me to keep some encrypted files. And some usual files and data can be stored in the USB drive as an ordinary portable drive.

Are there any reliable methods which can help partition USB drive in Windows 10? Can you help me find an easy way to solve this problem?

What is the best way to partition USB drive in Windows 10

You may wonder what is the best way to securely partition USB drive in Windows 10 and even trying to create new partitions on the USB drive without any technical skills. Now all these needs can be met by applying professional partition software - EaseUS Partition Master. If you haven’t decided to buy the pro version, EaseUS software offers you a free disk partition utility - EaseUS Partition Master Free for helping you. It can be the best way to partition USB drive in Windows 10. Why? 

Firstly, it supports to partition USB drive in the latest OS - Windows 10. Secondly, all users can apply it to manage partition under any circumstances. Thirdly, only three steps will accomplish all USB partition tasks:

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Locate the drive/partition

Which drive/partition do you want to adjust its size? Right-click on it and choose "Resize/Move".

choose the partition

Step 2: Resize the partition

You can either shrink the selected partition or extend it.

To shrink the partition, simply use your mouse to drag one of its ends into unallocated space. Expand the "Advanced Settings" list, where you can see the exact disk space for each partition. Once done, click "OK".

Fig. 1 Unallocated space before the drive.

drag the mouse leftwards to resize partition

Fig. 2 Unallocated space after the drive.

drag the mouse rightwards to resize partition

To extend the partition, make sure that there is unallocated space aside (if there isn't, follow the above steps to create some). In the same way, drag your mouse towards the unallocated space. Click "OK".

Fig. 3 Add unallocated space into the partition

drag the mouse towards unallocated space

Step 3: Apply changes

At this step, you will see the new disk partition information & diagram.

disk partition information after resizing

To save changes, click the "Execute Operation" button and then "Apply".

apply changes to the partition

You can also right-click the unallocated space to create a new partition on the USB drive.