How to Add Time Capsule to an Existing Wireless Network


1. Open Launchpad

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then Airport Utility

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2. Select Time Capsule from Other Airport Base Station

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3. Time Capsule will prompt you to create a new network, press other options

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4. Select Add to existing network

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5. Select your existing network


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6. Name your Time Capsule and set password

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6. Wait for setup to update settings and complete

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Are you using OSX 10.9 Mavericks?

Try this tutorial instead,


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3 Responses

  1. Nicolas B. says:

    In Mavericks this does not work.

    After I choose to add the Time Capsule to an existing network, and I press Next, I get the screen “Create a new network”.

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