My passport for MAC

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Hello,

I am a first time user of a MAC. I have a few questions.
first question: do I have to format "My Passport for MAC"?
2nd question: am I able to reassign where things are saved.

I bought the "My Passport" for MAC, does this version have to be "formatted" since its specifically for MAC?
also with my PC I was able to go in and specify where downloads are saved and where pictures, music, movies & everything else are saved- specifically to my external drive. I want to do the same with my MAC so I don't eat up the internal storage or have to use iCloud. I have moved my Pictures/iPhoto to the passport but when I go into the computer and delete the pictures, it deletes the pictures off the passport as well.

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Hello,

if you plug in the passport you should see the icon on your desktop for it.

To change to default location for Safari you need to:
  • Choose safari > Preferences
  • Click General > Save downloaded files to > other
  • Navigate to location
  • Click close

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Hello,

to use your Hard Drive, see this page :
https://ccm.net/faq/29575-macos-external-hard-drives

regards