How to Partition Seagate External Hard Drive in Windows 10, 8, 7?

Guide for how to partition Seagate external hard drive. The partition manager AOMEI Partition Assistant should be the best software for you to partition external hard drive.


By Cherry / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Why you should partition Seagate external hard drive?

Seagate hard drive is the famous storage device that is used widely among computer users. Seagate hard drive has a good performance. So, users may use it as an external hard drive to clone the internal disk, store the special data, or other use. However, it may not in the best status, such as there is only one partition that you can not distinguish the specify data immediately, or there are a few partitions on the hard drive, but one of them are running out of space, while others are empty, etc. For those situation, you need to partition your Seagate external hard drive to use it maximum.


Powerful Seagate hard drive partition software

When it comes to formatting a external hard drive, lots of users will turn to a powerful hard drive partition software - AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, which is one of the best partition manager that can be used to partition internal/external hard drive very well. It provides "quick partition".

AOMEI Partition Assistant has various features helping you to manage your storage device in Windows systems, such as,

Resize Partition: if you are not satisfied with your volume of partitions on your hard drive, the feature Resize Partition of AOMEI Partition Assistant can help you extend or shrink partition size as your wish.
● Create Partition: if you need more partitions, you can use it to create new partition on hard drive with its Create Partition feature.
● Delete Partition/Merge Partitions: if your do not need so many partitions on your hard drive, you can use the Delete Partition to delete it, or merge two partitions into one.

There are so many features for you to partition external hard drive. You can use it to manage your external hard drive better. To partition Seagate external hard drive with AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can download the demo version firstly to see how this tool works:

Download demo Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
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How to partition Seagate external hard drive in Windows 10, 8, 7?

Now connect the Seagate external hard drive to a Windows computer, and download and install AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Step 1. On the main interface, click on the Seagate hard drive, and select Quick Partition on the right pane.

Quick Partition

Step 2. And it will pop up a window like the screenshot. Here you can manage the partition number, file system, disk type, and other information. Then click "Start Partitioning"

Partition Numbers

And wait for the operation to get finished.


With AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can easily partition a Seagate external hard drive in Windows 10, 8, 7. Besides, this software can also help you to format a hard drive, convert primary partition to logical partition or change logical partition to primary. If you want to perform these operations in Windows Server 208, 2016, 2019 , or other Servers, you can use the AOMEI Partition Assistant Server edition.

Cherry · Staff Editor
Cherry is an editor of AOMEI Technology, she covers backup & restore, hard disk & partitions management, cloud files transfer, website & database backup and so on for AOMEI. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, cooking, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.