Common questions

How do I make Time Capsule discoverable?

How do I make Time Capsule discoverable?

How to make Time Capsule and networked drives appear for your Mac

  1. Launch Applications > Utilities > AirPort Utility.
  2. Select your Time Capsule and click Edit.
  3. In the Disks tab, make sure Enable File Sharing is checked. If it isn’t, check that box and then click Update, which restarts the base station.

Can I connect Time Capsule wirelessly?

Wireless computers and computers connected to the Ethernet ports can also communicate with each other through your Time Capsule. If you already have a wireless network, you can connect your Time Capsule to the network wirelessly or using Ethernet.

How do I connect to Time Capsule directly?

Connect one Ethernet cable from the Ethernet wall jack to the Time Capsule port located at the far left, closest to the USB port and power supply. With your second Ethernet cable, connect one end to your Mac and the other end to any of the three appropriate ports to the right, on the back of the Time Capsule.

How do I access my Time Capsule from my iPhone?

Follow our simple step by step guide to browse your Apple Time Capsule with your iPhone or iPad….Enable File Sharing

  1. Select the “Disks” tab at the top of the utility.
  2. Ensure that “Enable file sharing” is ticked.
  3. Choose from the “Secure Shared Disks” drop down list. FileBrowser supports all 3 modes.

What can I use instead of a Time Capsule?

AirPort Time Capsule Replacement Options

  • Option 1 – Use The Time Machine Destination Feature in File Sharing.
  • Option 2 – Buy Retrospect Desktop.
  • Option 3 – Buy a Synology NAS.
  • Option 4 – Buy a Synology Wi-Fi Router and Connect a Hard Drive to it.
  • Option 5 – Buy one or more Eero Pros and a Synology NAS.

Can I use an AirPort time capsule as a external hard drive?

Yes, it is possible to just use the Time Capsule as a network drive to store files. You don’t have to use it for Time Machine backups.

Can iPhone connect to Time Capsule?

4 Answers. It is not possible to access server shares from Apple’s iOS. iOS does not have a Samba or AFP client, and thus, cannot handle these requests. Time Capsule uses modified AirPort Extreme firmware and supports AFP and SMB file-sharing protocols.

What is the IP address of my Time Capsule?

That is the current private IP address that the Time Capsule is using. It will be 10.0. 1.1 unless you have changed the default IP address range of the Time Capsule. You do not need to set up a Reserved IP address for the Time Capsule, since it will always be 10.0.

Does Apple still support AirPort time capsule?

Apple releases firmware security update for discontinued AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule Base Stations. While Apple’s AirPort lineup has long been discontinued, the company is still supporting the devices with software updates.

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