Disconnecting the USB Cable
If your device is connected to your computer as a removable drive or volume, you must safely disconnect your device from your computer to avoid data loss. If your device is connected to your Windows® computer as a portable device, it is not necessary to safely disconnect.
Complete an action:
For Windows computers, select the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray, and select your device.
For Mac® computers, drag the volume icon to the trash.
- Disconnect the cable from your computer.