How To Sync Yahoo & Gmail Contacts With Apple Address Book
Synchronize your Gmail or Yahoo contacts with Apple Mac OS X address book without using third party Mac apps, simply follow the steps below,
Getting all contacts at your Gmail or Yahoo email accounts into your local address book by synchronize them in automatically, all contacts will be imported in automatically into Apple Address Book app that has brought on the installation package of Mac OS X and become default address book app for your Mac. By synchronizing contacts at your Yahoo or Gmail accounts, you can easy to access and use all contacts directly in the Mail Client app, especially Apple Mail app, that become default Mail client app of Mac OS X, you can directly compose email message and send to the contacts at Apple address book app, so you don’t need to type manually email address or copying them from your Yahoo or Gmail accounts. To get all contacts at your Gmail or Yahoo accounts, then you simply follow our steps below,
The first thing you need to do is open Apple Address Book app at the application folder or at Mac dock, if you has placed the Apple Address Book app shortcut on there,
Once the Apple Address Book app has open, you need to navigate your mouse cursor to menu bar and then click ‘Address Book’ Menu, in automatically the sub menu will appear, and you will found the ‘preferences’ menu, and then simply click it.
When the preferences window has appear, you need to navigate your mouse cursor to ‘Accounts’ tab,
Once the ‘Accounts’ tab has open, then you simply click ‘On My Mac’ menu at sidebar (See the picture), and now you can see setting to enable synchronization between Apple Address Book and Gmail or Yahoo accounts, what you need to do now, is by choosing the Email account that you want to synchronize, if you want to synchronize with Yahoo account, then you simply checkbox at ‘Synchronize With Yahoo!’ , but if you want to synchronize with Gmail, then you need to checkbox “Synchronize With Google”
For an example, we choose to synchronize contacts of my Yahoo accounts with Apple Address Book App, once you’ve click checkbox of ‘‘Synchronize With Yahoo!’ you will be given pop up agreement window and what you need to do is by clicking ‘Agree’ button to continue to the next process.
Art the next process, you will be presented a form that needed to be filled with your yahoo email address and yahoo password account, once you’ve done filled that form, you simply click ‘Ok’ button,
The contacts synchronization between Apple Address Book app and Gmail or Yahoo account has been done, and now you just simply check your Apple Address Book contacts, and for sure you will have the same Address Book contacts as at your Yahoo or Gmail account.