Can the time capsule work as JUST an external hard drive that i can move files to for storage?

I don't want it to continuously backup my computer. is there a way i can turn that function off and just use it like a normal external hard drives for extra storage space?

  • Asked by Tyler C
  • Apr 14, 2010
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QA Apple Time Capsule

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2 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    Yes. The Time Machine back-up function software is not necessary to use a Time Capsule - it can be used as an external hard drive. Many users are doing just that.

    • Answered by Andrew H from Carmel
    • Apr 16, 2010
  • Of course you can!
    Time Capsule is just an external hard disk.

    • Answered by Svetlana S
    • Apr 17, 2010