The AirPort Time Capsule, despite being an advanced router from Apple, also has the function of backing up your most important files. In one of our previous blogs, we have discussed how to use AirPort Time Capsule as an external hard disk.
The process of transforming AirPort Time Capsule into an external hard disk is quite simple, and the end result is that you get a device where you can store your data, which you are not able to store in your computer/laptop.
With ample storage space, it is easy to fill the device with things you no longer need. Thus, a good option to get rid of files without wasting time is erasing the contents of the disk. While the process of erasing the files stored in the AirPort Time Capsule is easy, yet people have encountered all sorts of issues erasing the files.
There could be several reasons as to why people are not able to delete the contents of the disk successfully, but we will not go into those details today. In fact, we are going to discuss the correct steps for deleting the files in the AirPort Time Capsule, so as to free up space for other files.
Below-mentioned is the steps that are used to erase the files in AirPort Time Capsule. The steps are also useful at the time when a user wants to sell the equipment and need to erase all of his personal data. Learn step by step how to erase your AirPort Time Capsule disk.
Step 1: Begin with opening the “AirPort Utility”. To do this, press “command + spacebar” to open the Spotlight search and enter “airport” (without the quotation marks).
Step 2: In the window that opens, click the Airport drawing and then the “Edit” button.
Step 3: Go to the “Disks” tab and click the “Delete Disk …” button. If you are unable to locate this button, then get in touch with Apple router experts.
Step 4: In the confirmation window, click “Delete” again.
Step 5: Finally, in the last confirmation window, click “Continue” to begin the process of formatting your Time Capsule.
With that, you will be able to delete all the data from your AirPort Time Capsule. Now, you can either fill the device with new data or use it as another device.
If you have tried the above-mentioned steps in the exact same way in which they are given, yet not able to fix the issue, then you will have to consult experts who deal in problems related to Apple Routers.
They will offer precise assistance regarding the problem of not being able to erase files in the Apple Time Capsule Setup.