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Ashik
Ashik, Mac Technician
Category: Mac
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Experience:  Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), 9+ Years of Experience in troubleshooting Macs, iPhone, iPad, iPod etc
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How do I set up my apple time machine

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how do I set up my apple time machine
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Ashik replied 10 months ago.

Hi and Welcome. My Name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you today with your question.

Is this is a new time capsule ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
no
Expert:  Ashik replied 10 months ago.

Is your Mac connected to TC network ? If so, how it is connected ? WiFi or Ethernet ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ethernet
Expert:  Ashik replied 10 months ago.

One more question. Is this the first time you are trying to setup Time Machine ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Ashik replied 10 months ago.

You have to do some initial configuration. Lets do this step by steps. Go to Applications folder and open Time Machine application. Or click on Apple menu, select System Preferences and select Time Machine. In Time Machine window, turn it on. Now click "Backup Disk" or " Select Disk" button and do you see the Time Capsule disk in the list ?

If so, select it and select Use Disk.

If that didn't work, then go to Applications > Utilities folder and open Airport Utility. Do you see the Time Capsule in Airport Utility ?

Expert:  Ashik replied 10 months ago.

How is it going ? Does the TC disk appear in Time Machine application ?