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It’s now easier than ever to share contacts with Mac and PC users.

Contacts are sent as vCards, the most common format for business card files.

How Do I Share Contacts From My Mac?

  • Cpen Contacts
  • Select on a contact that you wish to share.
Apple Mac Contacts
  • Click the share button at the bottom of the screen.
Contacts Share Button

You have three share options:

  • Email Card
  • Message Card
  • Airdrop Card
Mac Contact Share Options

Choose the option you like, fill in the addressee details, and click Send.

How Do I Share Contacts From My iPhone?

  • Open Contacts
  • Tap on a contact that you wish to share.
  • Scroll down and tap Share Contact.
Sharing Contacts On iPhone

You have three share options:

  • Airdrop
  • Message
  • Mail

Choose the option you like, fill in the addressee details, and click Send.

This method is for sending an individual contact card.

How Can I Share Multiple Contacts?

Sending multiple contact cards at the same time can only be done from a Mac.

  • Open Contacts.
  • Select the contacts that you wish to share.
  • In the Menu Bar, choose File, then Export…, and Export vCard.
Export vCards From Mac
  • Choose a location to save the vCard file.
  • The vCard file saved will be one file even though it may contain multiple contacts.
vCard

 

This file can now be shared as an attachment using Mail, Message or Airdrop.

Most people you share contacts with can simply drag the vCard file into their Contacts software.

Have a good week.

Live in Los Angeles County and need Mac help with training, support, service, repair, or just need some questions answered.

Call me at 310-621-5679.

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If you’d like to read more about using Contacts on your Mac, iPad and iPhone, check out:

Customize Contacts – How To Add Your Own Fields

Contacts – Could Somebody Please Sort This Out

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