Contacts User Guide


To transfer the vCard file into Mac (Apple) address book, follow the steps mentioned below: Open the Mac Address Book; Now, open the vCard file folder which you want to import in Mac Address Book; Now, drag the vCard file into the Apple address book. A pop-up will appear click Add option; After clicking Add option, the contact will get imported. Although the Address Book is now offered as a standalone application on your MacBook, you still have to add contacts to your Address Book manually. Here is how to create a new contact within your Address Book: Launch Address Book from the Dock by clicking its icon. The icon looks like an old-fashioned paper Address.

View individual contacts and groups of contacts.

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View individual contacts

In the Contacts app on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • See a contact: In the list of contacts, select a contact. Contact information is shown on the right.

  • See a contact in a separate window: Double-click a contact in the list, or select a contact and choose Card > Open in Separate Window.

View groups of contacts

In the Contacts app on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • See groups: Choose View > Show Groups to see groups in the sidebar.

  • See the contacts in a group: Select the group in the sidebar.

  • See which groups a contact belongs to: Select a contact, then press the Option key. Groups that include the contact are highlighted in blue in the sidebar.

  • See all contacts: Select All Contacts in the sidebar. This list compiles contacts from different accounts into one list.

  • See contacts in a network directory service: Select the directory in the sidebar, then search for a contact.

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You can change how contacts are shown and sorted in the list by setting options in Contacts general preferences.

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Contacts shows suggested contacts found in other apps, such as Mail. If you don’t want to show these suggestions, choose Contacts > Preferences, click General, then deselect the option.

Tip: Quickly search your Mac for emails, messages, events, and documents that mention a contact: Control-click the contact in the list, then choose the Spotlight command.

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Contacts User Guide

Add people and companies to your contacts list, with information such as their address, telephone numbers, or email addresses. You can even include birthdays, notes, and pictures.

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Tip: You can import contacts from a file, or add them from other apps—for example, add contacts from emails you receive.

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  1. In the Contacts app on your Mac, click the Add button near the bottom of the window, then choose New Contact (or use the Touch Bar).

  2. Click Info, then add contact information.

    Click the gray text next to a field label to enter information. You don’t need to fill in every field—empty fields don’t appear in the contact card.

    • Add a picture: Click Picture, then add a picture.

    • Add a company: Click the Company checkbox. You can enter a company contact person in the First and Last name fields below the Company name field.

    • Include a phone number extension: Enter the phone number, a semicolon (;), then the extension number.

    • Change the ringtone or text tone: Click the tone pop-up menu, then choose the sound you want to hear when the contact calls you on your Mac or sends you a text message.

    • Add a field: Click the Add button , then choose a field. For example, add Profile to include a contact’s Twitter, Yelp, or other social media user name.

    • Change a field’s label: Click the label, then choose a different one. For example, to enter a work email instead of home email, click the label Home, then choose Work. To create your own label, choose Custom.

    • Remove a field: Delete the information in the field, or click the Remove button .

    Note: If you use an Exchange account, those contact cards can include only three email addresses, and there are limits on the number of phone numbers, names, messaging addresses, and street addresses.

  3. Click Done.

If you use more than one account in Contacts, new contacts are added to the default account. To change your default account, choose Contacts > Preferences, click General, click the Default Account pop-up menu, then choose an account.


Tip: Use the Related Name field to indicate your relationship with a contact—for example, whether a person is your parent or sibling, or a doctor or colleague. This field is especially useful when you use Siri; you can say something like “Send an email to my sister.”

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