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Control How Many Backups Day One Stores on Your Mac

I was running DaisyDisk on my Mac recently to see how I was doing on free space. This app tells you exactly what is taking up room on your hard drive. I noticed that my Day One backups folder was taking up 2 GB. I have 512 GB in my laptop, so it certainly wasn’t full, but I like to keep things slimmed down as much as possible.

Thankfully, Day One allows you to control how many backups you keep. Go to the Day One preferences screen and click the Back Up tab. You can control how often backups are made (I do daily) along with how many backups to keep. Mine was set on 50. I decided to change this to 5. You can also open your Day One backups folder from this screen and clean out any that you don’t need.



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