External HDD not working with PS4 USB

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prashant80

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Hi all,
I got a 1.5GB WD external hard drive.When o tried attched to USB port of my PS4 its showing pop up that it snot formated as external drive.THough its working fine with my TV(TCLC8)
Please help
1.Shall i format as per the instruction in PS4
2.Wil lit delete all data as i have movies/songs etc stored on the HDD
3.is there any workaround without formating it.
 

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"You’ll need to make sure your hard disk, SSD or USB drive is formatted using the FAT32 or exFAT file systems – the PS4 doesn’t support the NTFS file system. We recommend exFAT, because it supports files that are over 4GB in size."

 
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