|Aug 23, 2010, 12:47 AM||#1|
How to import Address Book from one mac to another
I want to import the address book from my desktop to my laptop, both Mac Pros running snow leopard. I have a time machine backup from the desktop, but cannot figure out how to import the address book into the laptop address book.
Thanks in advance for your help,
|Aug 23, 2010, 12:54 AM||#2|
Go to your desktop computer (Mac Pro or iMac or Mac mini),
navigate to Macintosh HD / Users / YOU / Library / Application Support / AddressBook
and copy that AddressBook folder onto whatever storage device you use to transport files.
Go to your laptop
and navigate to Macintosh HD / Users / YOU / Library / Application Support /
and paste the AddressBook folder inside that Application Support folder.
You might need to confirm to replace the existing AddressBook folder with the AddressBook folder from the desktop.
Btw, a Mac Pro is not a laptop, a MacBook or MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air is a laptop.
|Feb 5, 2013, 01:31 PM||#3|
|Aug 31, 2014, 12:07 PM||#4|
I needed to copy the address book data from my old G5 to my new iMac.
I tried both methods - using the archive did not work, I ended up with a blank address book.
However many thanks to spinnerlys!
Copying the AddressBook folder from one machine to the other worked:
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