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Format USB flash drives and SD cards to FAT32

For best results, we recommend using flash drives and SD cards that are formatted to FAT32 for use with the frame.

For Windows:

  1. Insert SD Card / USB flash drive into computer
  2. Open File Explorer and locate the drive letter for your SD Card or USB Flash Drive
  3. Right click on the drive and select format
  4. Right-click the SD card drive and select Format.
  5. Select Fat32 under file system
  6. Select start



For Mac:

  1. In the Disk Utility app on your Mac, choose View > Show All Devices.

  2. In the sidebar, select the disk you want to format to use with Windows computers.

  3. Click the Erase button .

  4. Click the Scheme pop-up menu, then choose Master Boot Record.

  5. Click the Format pop-up menu, then choose one of the following:

    • MS-DOS (FAT32)

  6. Enter a name for the volume.

    The maximum length for the volume name is 11 characters.

  7. Click Erase, then click Done.