Back up your Mac

Back up with Time Machine

Automatically back up all of your files with Time Machine, which is built in to your Mac.

Store files in iCloud

Use iCloud Drive to store and share files, and find out how to access them on all of your devices.

Restore your Mac from a backup

Use a backup to restore your files, even after the original files have been deleted from your Mac.

Prepare your Mac for service

To protect your information and save time, follow these steps before you get your Mac serviced.

Check your storage capacity

See how much storage space is being used on your Mac, and how much space is available.

Free up storage on your Mac

Use your Mac’s built-in tools to optimise storage space or store files in iCloud.

Erase or format a storage device

Use Disk Utility if you need to erase or format a storage device.

Apple Communities

Find answers, ask questions and connect with other Apple users.

Get Support

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Support app

Get personalised access to solutions for your Apple products.