Samsung Format Utility: Formatting a Drive Greater than 32GB

This is a tutorial explaining how to format a Samsung external drive with a FAT32 partition larger than 32 GB using Samsung Format Utility, which can be found at our Downloads page.

  1. Download and launch the Samsung Format Utility
  2. Select Samsung External Hard Drive for Device and the desired drive for Drive To format and FAT 32 for the File System.
  3. Input a Volume Label and click the Start button.


This process will erase all data on the drive. Backup your data before performing this procedure.

a To format the Samsung STORY Station Plus in FAT32, connect it via the USB interface.