How exactly would I rename a USB drive?
I've read that you can go into the
Disk Utility, the click on Edit Partition and there is an option to rename the label but I can't click in the area to rename.
Is there any other way?
First, obtain the location of your USB drive:
Assuming that your device location is
You can safely check the current label without any side effects by issuing the following command:
Most USB sticks are formatted using FAT16/FAT32. To change the label via the prompt, use the
For other filesystems (rarely used for USB sticks), see this page.
(p.s. Translating from Dutch here so button names may not be 100% correct.)
Right click on the drive you want to edit to bring up the properties window. Then the name will be highlighted by default. Just type your name and click enter.