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© Wallace Wang 2016

Wallace Wang, Mac OS X for Absolute Beginners, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1913-3_21

21. Keeping Track of Contacts

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

Everyone needs to keep track of people, whether for business or for personal reasons. After all, you probably don’t want to memorize someone’s street address or e-mail address.

In the past, people stored contact information in Rolodex files or black books. To make it easier to store names, addresses, and other information about people, OS X comes with a simple database called Contacts.

The advantage of using Contacts is that you can search for specific names, you can group names in categories, and then contact people directly through FaceTime or Messages. If you have an iPhone or an ...

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