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Creating USB drive Recovery Disk Assistant for MAC OS X

Connect USB disk to the MAC

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Download the Recovery Disk Assistant, from here.

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Launch/Mount the “RecoveryDiskAssistant.dmg” drive

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Respond “Open” to the warning prompt.

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Click Agree on the EULA

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In the Welcome screen you’ll it it auto detects the USB drive that you have connected to the system > Select the listed USB disk > Click Continue

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Provide your administrator credentials to let the command to execute

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Then the disk creation continues with progress bar as shown below

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Upon successful Recovery HD creation, you’ll see below screen

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Now, you can make use of this USB disk as recovery source for your MAC.

Review your USB disk status in Disk Utility

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Now restart your MAC with USB drive connected.

While MAC starts up, keep hold on Alt/Option button on your MAC keyboard

You’ll presented list of Start up drives to choose which shall include the newly created “Recovery HD” with USB icon image

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