WD My Book Essential

Hi I just bought a My Book Essential 3TB to use as a storage for my Mac, but I want to be abble to managge my self, and in the Sharing & Permissions hard disc only let me use: Yo cann only read, and I want to read and write… is that possible? I meen, I want to drop files and storage by my self not using any software.

Drive is currently NTFS which is read only on Mac

need to format the drive, follow these steps