How to Merge Partition | MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial [Help]

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About Merge Partition

Merge Partition function helps users merge two adjacent partitions. It is noteworthy that this function only works for NTFS partitions. If the target partition is formatted with FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 file system, please use Convert FAT to NTFS function of the software to convert the partition to NTFS at first.

How to Merge Partition

Please view the MiniTool Partition Wizard tutorial for partition incorporation here:

Tip: To merge C drive and D drive in Windows 10/8/7, it is recommended that users create a MiniTool bootable media first, use it to boot computer then, and combine D drive into C drive finally in the boot mode.

Step 1: Choose a preferred way to start partition merging operation from the listed ones:

  • Select the source partition and click Merge Partition from left action panel. 
  • Select the source partition and click Partition from the menu bar. Then, click Merge from the drop-down menu. 
  • Right click source partition and click Merge from the drop-up menu. 

how to select Merge Partition

Step 2: In this interface, users can find the software has specified the selected partition to be expanded already. So users only need to click Next button to continue.

choose a partition to expaned

Step 3: Here, choose the partition which will be included in the previously chosen partition and name the folder which will contain the content of the selected partition. After that, click Finish button to go back to the main interface of the software.

choose a partition to be included

Step 4: In the main interface, check the partition merging effect. If it is as expected, users can click Apply button in the upper left corner to confirm.

confirm the merge operation

Tip: To merge C drive and other non-adjacent partition, for a successful boot, users are strongly suggested using Extend Partition feature of MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable Edition to do this job.
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