Flash drives shows on pc but not on mac

Flash drives shows on pc but not on mac. It used to work before.

If i connect an external drive to my mac it shows. How do i get my flash drive to show up in my mac.
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Asked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
how is the flash drive formatted? Any security features enabled on the Flash Drive?
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
it is formatted to exfat
n2fcCommented:
There are several reasons this could be happening...  A good summary of things to check is here:
https://www.easeus.com/mac-file-recovery/usb-flash-drive-not-showing-up-on-mac.html

Another source here:
https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/how-open-hard-drive-not-mounting-mac-3613422/

As it shows on your PC, it is most likely either your Finder Settings, or the USB Port on the MAC...

Follow the steps in that 1st link above and report back the results...

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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
ok so actually i now put back in the flash drive and it showing now lol....

past few days it wasn't showing but it seems like it working now
n2fcCommented:
Might have simply been dirty contacts on the flash drive or port... light rubbing with a clean pencil eraser or several insertion/removals can clean the contacts resulting in what you experience!
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Simple solution, if possible... Format your flash drive on the MAC using a Windows compatible format.

I've had to do this in the past to get around format problems I could never quite nail down.
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