Fix error 49180 on Mac

The aftermarket SSD I put in my MacBook is not mounted, nor is the volume on there, which is my hard drive. The mount button for the SSD is grayed out. When I click on the mount button for the volume, I receive the error message that says Could not mount MacBook ( error 49180.)

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Finley· Answered on Feb 26, 2024

Here are several ways available to help you solve this error 49180 on Mac. You can try them one by one to see if these fixes work.

Use Terminal to Help the SSD Mount

  • Go to "Finder" > "Applications" > "Utilities" > "Terminal"
  • Type the command here to make all your drives show up on your Mac: diskutil list
  • Type this command to mount your drive now: diskutil mount /dev/disk1s2

Utilize the First Aid feature in Disk Utility:

  • Open Disk Utility and choose the unmounted drive from the left panel
  • Choose "First Aid" and then click "Run"

Force Quit fsck_ext from the Activity Monitor

  • Go to "Activity Monitor" and search fsck in all tabs
  • When you find the fsck, just select it and tap on the × icon
  • Choose "Force Quit"

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