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  1. #1

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    Sep 02, 2012
    email address book
    After an HD crash and replacement I lost, among other things, my contacts list. I found a duplicate in iCloud. How do I transfer the iCloud list to my address book?

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Sep 02, 2012
    Yes, I believe so. My name is in the upper right hand corner.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 02, 2012
    I tried to drag and drop an address out of iCloud into an email but couldn't

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    Nov 15, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz 2008 MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 8+, 2015 iMac 16 GB 10.13 beta
    You can import the contacts from iCloud but you have to do it a bit differently. Do the following:
    1. Export the contacts you want from iCloud to a vCard file by following the directions here. Save the file somewhere convenient like the Desktop.
    2. Now that you have the vCard file do one of the following:

    Drag the vCard file to Contacts.
    Choose File > Import, then select the vCard file.
    Double-click the vCard file.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Use the vCard method given by Slydude as it's an easy way to import your contacts from either iCloud or another phone - even a dumb phone that can export them. I just recently used that method to import 42 contacts from a dumb phone to an iPhone.

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