APFS

Search APFS

How to Delete an APFS Volume from Mac

Aug 22, 2019 - 3 Comments
Finished deleting APFS volume on Mac

If you have created a new APFS volume on a Mac for some purpose, perhaps to run a different version of MacOS on, you may eventually wish to remove that volume from the APFS container. Deleting an APFS volume removes all data on that volume and is irreversible, so make sure that you are targeting … Read More

How to Install MacOS Catalina Beta on APFS Volume to Dual Boot with Mojave

Jul 25, 2019 - 6 Comments
How to dual boot MacOS Catalina and Mojave

If you want to run MacOS Catalina Beta alongside macOS Mojave or macOS High Sierra, you can do so by adding a new APFS volume to the Mac if that Macs hard drive is formatted as APFS. This effectively creates a dual boot scenario for MacOS Catalina 10.15 and Mojave 10.14.x (or High Sierra), and … Read More

How to Add a Volume to APFS Container in Mac OS

Jul 23, 2019 - 3 Comments

For Macs using the APFS file system, you can add a new volume to an existing APFS container by using Disk Utility in MacOS. APFS is somewhat unique in that it allocates disk space on demand, meaning a containers free disk space is shared (compared to HFS+ or FAT where disk space is partitioned into … Read More

How to Skip Converting to APFS When Installing macOS High Sierra

Oct 17, 2017 - 40 Comments
How to skip APFS when installing macOS High Sierra

MacOS High Sierra includes the all new APFS file system, which is arguably one of the most significant new features introduced in the new Mac operating system update. Nonetheless it’s possible that some Mac owners with SSD volumes will want to not convert the existing HFS+ file system to APFS file system when installing macOS … Read More

Subscribe to OSXDaily

Subscribe to RSS Subscribe to Twitter Feed Follow on Facebook Subscribe to eMail Updates

Tips & Tricks

News

iPhone / iPad

Mac

Troubleshooting

Shop on Amazon to help support this site