Once you’re within its interface, Time Machine’s gear menu can be really helpful if you need to delete all backups of a certain item or restore to a specific location. But you can also copy files and paste them anywhere, so if you need to use an item as an attachment, say, without saving it back on your Mac, you can do so! We’ll tell you how.
Apple created Time Machine to be an easy way to backup your Mac’s data, but underneath its simple exterior lies a very powerful and customizable foundation. Here’s how to use Terminal to unlock Time Machine’s full potential and become a backup power user!