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How Do You Know Your Time Machine Backups Are Any Good?

You can verify Time Machine backups using Terminal's tmutil command. There's an even easier way to verify Time Capsule backups, without using Terminal.

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5K iMac Apple Time Machine Backup Drive: LaCie 3TB d2 Thunderbolt 2 External Hard Drive

Time Machine is a backup software application distributed with the Apple macOS computer operating system.

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Use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac

Time Machine backs up all of your files to an external hard drive so that you can restore them later or see how they looked in the past.

from Apple Support

Use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac

earn how to set up Time Machine to perform backups, how to restore items (or your entire system) from a Time Machine backup, how to migrate existing Time Machine backups to a new Mac, and more.

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Sometimes you don't want Time Machine to back up your files. Here's how to keep that from happening. Time Machinee, Apple's built-in backup utility, is actually pretty smart about figuring out what to save and what to skip on your Mac. OS X by default excludes a whole bunch of stuff from Time Machine that Apple engineers know the Mac just doesn't need in order to work right after...

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How to Backup Your Mac Without (Time Machine)

backing up before upgrading yosemite)'s built-in backup software. Here's how to set it up and use it.

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from Apple Support

Use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac

use this for information on how to use Time Machine on Mac when using external hard drive

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