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This chapter is from the book

Syncing a PDA, an iPod, or a Phone with Your Mac

If you use an iPhone, a Palm, or another device that can interact with your Mac, you’re definitely going to want to sync that device with iCal and Address Book. The procedure is a bit different for Palms than it is for other devices, but in either case it takes only a few steps. Here’s how to get started.

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  • circle-01.jpg Start up iSync (located in the Applications folder).
  • circle-02.jpg Click the icon for the device you want to sync.
  • circle-03.jpg If this is the first time you’re syncing, click each device icon and choose an option from the For first sync pop-up menu.
  • circle-04.jpg Click the Contacts check box to include contacts in the sync, and choose which groups to include from the Synchronize pop-up menu.

  • circle-05.jpg Click the Calendars check box to include calendars in the sync, and choose which calendars to include.
  • circle-06.jpg To sync all devices other than a Palm device, click Sync Devices to begin the sync process.
  • circle-07.jpg To sync all devices, including a Palm PDA, start a HotSync by tapping the Palm’s HotSync button.
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