How to delete a partition on your Mac [Video]

In case you have a partition that you don't use any more or you want to delete it from your Mac for some reasons. In this post we are going to show you how to quickly do it using OS X’s built-in Disk Utility.

Check this video guide:

Step 1: Open Disk Utility

Step 2: Click the partition that you wish to delete under the logical volume

Step 3: Click the Erase tab and make sure Mac OS X Extended (Journaled) is selected

Step 4: Click the Erase button

Step 5: Click the logical volume

Step 6: Click the Partition tab

Step 7: Highlight the partition that you erased in step 4

Step 8: Click the ‘-‘ sign and click Remove

Step 9: Use the drag handle to reallocate the space back relinquished by the deleted partition

Step 10: Click Apply → Partition

After a few seconds, all of the space taken from the purged partition will be reallocated. After it completes, you can close Disk Utility.


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