Airport Time Capsule 2tb User Manual

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It should bother you as the frequency or the extent of the overheat message will continue to get worse.

This problem has afflicted a number of Airport Extreme and Time Capsule users.

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There can be multiple causes.. but fixing it on the TC is difficult..

My first recommendation therefore is exercise warranty NOW.. if possible.. or Applecare if you have it or the TC is less than two years old and you have an item that still is within Applecare purchase window. The rules are complicated so ask specific questions to Apple Store.

If it is older than 3 years no more warranty is available anyway.. in which case you might like to consider.. repair or replacement.

Tell us how old it is.

The recommendations for fixing AE also apply to TC..

Except of course turning off file sharing is sort of ridiculous.. though it maybe worthwhile just as a test.

Did the problem start on the latest firmware update?

If so I would certainly downgrade firmware and reset to factory.. do a new setup with new names.. all short, no spaces and pure alphanumerics. You will have to reconfigure Time Machine to point to the right destination.

Opening it to clean the fan is also commonly done.. although it may not appear to overheat you should check the stats from the airport utility.

There is lots of info in various threads about how to do this.

There are links on the bottom of this thread.. from a few days ago to earlier more extensive threads.

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Chapter 3 Tips and Troubleshooting


try disconnecting it from its power supply, waiting a few seconds, and then reconnecting
it. Make sure your AirPort Time Capsule is connected directly to the modem via Ethernet
before reconnecting power to the modem.
For more information about why the light is flashing, open AirPort Utility, select your
AirPort Time Capsule, and then click Edit to display information about the flashing light.
You can also select “Monitor base station for problems” in AirPort preferences. If the base
station has a problem, AirPort Utility opens and walks you through solving the problem.

If You Want to Update Your AirPort Time Capsule Software

Apple periodically updates AirPort Utility. To download the latest version:


On a Mac, go to


On an iOS device, go to the App Store.

You can also update your AirPort Time Capsule firmware when it becomes available.
To update your AirPort Time Capsule firmware from a Mac:
Open AirPort Utility.
2 Select your AirPort Time Capsule.
3 Click Update next to the version number.

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To update your AirPort Time Capsule firmware from an iOS device:


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Open AirPort Utility, select your AirPort Time Capsule, and then tap Version.

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