Mac Data Eraser for Seagate Backup Plus

Christina updated on 2021/2/7 to Mac Data Erasure

Seagate Backup Plus is one of the popular portable hard drives. It’s widely used among users, like Mac users. Normally, users will use it to transfer data or keep some data temporary or use it to back up data. Once the job is done, you may not need the data on the drive. If the data is sensitive, it’s necessary to wipe the data completely to avoid data leakage. As a Mac user, do you know how to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac?

how to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac

Why do you need to wipe data on Seagate Backup Plus? Sometimes, the external drive would be lost or stolen. In such case, the data on the drive would also be stolen and cause loss for you. For example, if there are private information, like bank account information, business data, etc., then it will cause trouble for you if you lost the drive. Also, you may lend the drive to your friends or others sometimes. To avoid data breach in these cases, you need to erase the data after using the drive.

To wipe your data on Seagate Backup Plus on Mac, you first need a professional and secure data wiping tool. We suggest you use Donemax Data Eraser for Mac.With this software, you can use it on Mac and wipe data on internal hard drive, external hard drive, SSD, USB flash drive, memory card, and so on.


How to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac with the software?

Before you use the software to wipe data on Seagate Backup Plus on Mac, please first download and install the software on your Mac computer. Here is the download for the software:

Connect your Seagate Backup Plus to your Mac via USB connection. Then launch Donemax Data Eraser for Mac to wipe data on the drive. There are 3 options for you to wipe the data with this application. We will introduce each option for you in detail.

Option 1. Shred specified files. If you only want to wipe individual files or folders on Seagate Backup Plus, you can choose the first mode “Erase Files”. With this mode, it will shred the selected files or folders. If you only have a few files/folders to wipe, this mode can help you quickly.

how to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac

Option 2. Wipe all data on Seagate Backup Plus. To get a totally clean drive like a new one, you can choose “Erase Hard Drive” option to wipe all the data on the disk. It will erase all the existing and deleted/lost data on the disk.

how to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac

Option 3. Erase Deleted Data. After deleting some files, you may then want to permanently erase these files and ensure no way to recover the data. In such a case, you can use “Erase Free Space” option to help you. It can wipe any data in the free space on the disk. Then you can ensure all the deleted files will be wiped and not be recovered with any data recovery software.

how to wipe Seagate Backup Plus on Mac

Donemax Data Eraser for Mac is secure enough. It will wipe all the selected data or drive permanently. All the wiped data will not be recovered in any way. With the professional data wiping algorithms, it will sure to wipe data effectively. If you need to wipe data to avoid data leakage, feel free to download and have a try with this tool.


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