Apple Airport Extreme Base Station / Time Capsule flashing amber?
Written by Peter A. Haigh   

If your Apple Airport Extreme Base Station  or Time Capsule has a flashing amber light, there may be an upgrade available for your hardware!

Apple has recently pushed out a firmware update (7.6.1) for the Airport Extreme Base Station and Time Capsules. The result of this firmware push is that in order to alert you to the update, the AEBS / TC amber indicator light flashes.

The most recent upgrade, 7.6.1 allows access to an Airport disk or Time Capsule disk from iCloud. For more info, you can read the entire article at

For general information regarding Airport Extreme, Airport Express or Time Capsule upgrades, this is a great article from the Apple website:

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