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by Tom Nelson

Your Mac contains tons of personal data, from your saved emails to your calendar events. Backing up this data, whether just to have a backup on hand or to move the data to a new Mac, is actually pretty easy. The problem is it’s not always an intuitive process.

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We’ve gathered detailed instructions on moving this important info to your new Mac, as well as how to create backups of individual application data. If you’re making a wholesale move to a new Mac with your data, you will probably find using the Migration Assistant, included with OS X as one of the easier methods.

If you’re trying to troubleshoot a Mac problem and have reinstalled OS X on a new drive or partition, then you may wish to just move a few important files over, such as your mail, bookmarks, calendar settings, and your contact list.

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