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Google Contacts Sync for Mac

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This tutorial demonstrates how to sync your Gmail or Google Contacts with the Contacts application on your Apple computer. If you need access to your contacts on the desktop, or you just prefer the desktop interface, definitely check out this quick tutorial.

  1. Open the Contacts application on your Apple computer
  2. Inside the application, go to Contacts, then Preferences
  3. Click the Accounts icon and click the + at the bottom of the window
  4. In the window that pops up, enter the following:

Account type: CardDAV
Username: your Gmail or Google Apps Account
Password: your Gmail or Google Apps password
Server address:

After the sync process is complete, any contacts made on your Mac will sync with your Google account, and any contacts made in your Google account will sync to your Mac.

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