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Tue, Jun 30, 2020 4:19 AM

I want to use Airport Time capsule only for back up and keep the att BGW 210 gateway for network.

How do I connect the Apple Airport Time Capsule to the BGW 210 gateway so that I can use the Time Capsule for automatic back up. I am not interested in using it for a network as the ATT network is 1 gig and very fast.



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7 months ago

@brstocker, I will be glad to assist you with your issue.


The Apple Airport Time Capsule needs to connect to your modem/router using a wired Ethernet cable connection, assuming that you want to have access to the Internet using the Time Capsule.  Or, you can set up the Time Capsule to create a separate wireless network and then manually "switch" to that network (or connect your Mac using an Ethernet cable if that is easier) when you want to back up your Mac to the Time Capsule.


I hope this helps, let us know if we can be of further assistance.


GeorgeM, AT&T Community Specialist.


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