How to recover my Backup (.sparsebundle) from Time Capsule using Remo Recover (Mac) software?

A Time capsule is driven by a hard drive. Though Remo Recover (Mac) helps you recover data from its hard drive, a lot depends on the extent to which the data has been overwritten after the last backup i.e., if a small portion of data has been overwritten, you stand a good chance of recovering your data in bulk.

Remo Software is built to work on data storage devices that can be connected physically to a computer. As Time Capsule can only be accessed over a network, Remo Recover would fail to detect it. This, however, does not rule out your chances of recovering data by using Remo Software.

All you need to do is take the hard drive out of your Time Capsule and connect it to your Mac computer via a USB/FireWire casing. Remo would now be able to detect the device. Click on “Recover Files” option and use the “Recover Deleted Files” and “Recover Lost Files” tabs to carry out an extensive scan of the lost data.


We do not recommend opening of the Time Capsule, as you have a possible, and not certain, chance of recovering the data. But if data matters the most to you, it’s worth taking a chance.

If the Time Capsule is still under warranty please seek help from an Apple Service Provider. If not, you are advised to seek assistance from someone having a proper understanding of Time Capsule.

Instructions on how to open the Time Capsule is available on the internet. To do a neat job, you need to follow the instructions carefully.

Note: .sparsebundle are folders/directories having data in them, File Type based scan cannot find .sparsebundle.

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