Moving Library files to a new account

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ajp, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. ajp macrumors member

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    Hi! I'm just setting up a new Account on my iMac.

    Can anyone tell me which files to copy to transfer Address contacts into the new account? Also, is there a Library file that I can copy to enable my "new" Mail account to autocomplete email addresses that I have previously sent from my previous Mail account. (like the "old" one does)

    Thanks.
     
  2. mactropy macrumors member

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    Ok, I'm sure my idea is far-fetched and complicated but how about iSync? Or, maybe you can set things up differently in Sys.Pref>Accounts.
     
  3. Norouzi macrumors 6502

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    Mac OS X 10.3: Transferring data with Setup Assistant frequently asked questions (FAQ

    This should answer all your questions and make your life alot easier.
    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25773

    EDIT: OK I noticed that this article didn't mention one thing. The first thing you'll need to do is boot the machine you want to transfer the settings from into Firewire Target Disk Mode. To do this just hold down the "T" key when booting, you'll see the firewire symbol bouncing around the screen if you did it. Then just connect you old machine to your new machine with a firewire cable and start up your new machine and follow the rest of Apples FAQ.
     

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