Time Machine... cleaning up!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by zoran, May 31, 2015.

  1. zoran macrumors 68030

    Jun 30, 2005
    When Time Machine started to backup my files, at some point it was "Cleaning Up". What exactly does that mean? What is it cleaning up exactly for?
  2. Mr. Retrofire macrumors 601

    Mr. Retrofire

    Mar 2, 2010
    Time machine removes no longer necessary files and folders from the backup volume (i.e. TM deletes old backups and indices).

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