Apple Mail - Export Autofill/Autocomplete
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Best Effort Support Only
This document will provide guidance on how to export Autofill/Autocomplete contacts' addresses from Apple Mail to a new machine, whether it be a MacBook, iPad, or iPhone. This will allow the user to automatically autofill/populate an email address when composing a new email that is being sent to a previous contact. A list of email addresses can not be extracted from Apple Mail. However you can add email addresses from your Previous Recipients to your contacts.
- Open Apple Mail.
- Click Window and then click Previous Recipients.
- Choose which email addresses you wish to move to your contacts and click Add to Contacts.