DVR / NVR - How to format your USB flash drive on your recorder

To make sure you can transfer files to or from your recorder, it is essential that you first format your USB flash drive on the recorder before moving any file.


Step 1. Insert your USB flash drive into one of the USB ports on your recorder.

Step 2. On your recorder, go to Main Menu > Settings > System > Config Backup.

Config Backup

Step 3. At the top of the screen, select the USB flash drive (A) that you wish to format, then at the bottom of the screen, click Format (B) to open the popup window.

Select USB flash drive & Format

Step 4. In the popup window, select a format mode. In this procedure, I am selecting FAT32 as a format mode.

FAT32

Step 5. Then, click OK to start the formatting.

Click OK

Step 6. Once formatting is complete, click Yes to exit the popup window.

Click Yes

Congratulations! You have successfully formatted your USB flash drive. You are now ready to transfer files to or from your recorder.

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