What is the purpose of Apple Time Capsule?

The Time Capsule from Apple is an Internet router with a built-in hard drive, designed for use with OS X Leopard’s Time Machine backup software. It can backup your Mac over Wi-Fi, ensuring that your data is always protected. It even features a USB port for printer and hard disk sharing.

Can I use Apple Time Capsule without Wi-Fi?

Yes, absolutely. You can connect the Time Capsule via ethernet to the rest of the network via its WAN port, and it will be available to any computer that connects to the network, whether that Mac is using Wi-Fi or not. In AirPort Utility, you can disable a base station offering Wi-Fi service.

How to hard reset time my Apple Time Capsule?

Power off the Time Capsule Wait a few minutes Hold in the reset button first, then keep holding it in for another 10 seconds while you simultaneously plug the power back into the Time Capsule Release the reset button after the hold period, and allow a full minute for the Time Capsule to restart to a slow, blinking amber light status

How do I reset Apple AirPort Time Capsule?

Factory-default reset Open AirPort Utility, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder. Choose the Time Capsule, click “Edit” button. Choose the “Disk” tab, and click “Erase Disk…” button, to format the HDD inside (if it has content) Enter the disk name, and choose the “Security Method”, then click the “Erase” button.

Can I use the Apple Time Capsule as a NAS?

1. Buy the Time Capsule to use as a NAS hard drive. Yes , you can use a Time Capsule as a NAS but it would be more efficient and better performance-wise to use a dedicated NAS instead. 2. Change my iTunes library to be resident on the Time Capsule hard drive and NOT on my iMac anymore. Yes, that would work.

What is the Apple AirPort Time Capsule?

The AirPort Time Capsule (originally named Time Capsule) is a wireless router sold by Apple Inc., featuring network-attached storage (NAS) and a residential gateway router, and is one of Apple’s AirPort products. They are, essentially, versions of the AirPort Extreme with an internal hard drive.