Looking for quicker and easier ways to navigate the Contacts app on your Mac? With keyboard shortcuts, you can create a new contact or group, edit a contact card, or even import contacts from another app.
Here are several keyboard shortcuts you can use for the Contacts app on Mac.
Keyboard shortcuts for Contacts
- Create a new contact card: Command + N
- Create a new group (or folder for Exchange accounts): Shift + Command + N
- Create a new Smart Group: Option + Command + N
- Show or hide groups: Command + 1
- View a card and list: Command + 2
- Go to the next card: Command + ] (right bracket)
- Go to the previous card: Command + [ (left bracket)
- Open a card in a new window: Command + I (capital letter “i”)
- Edit the selected contact card: Command + L
- Merge selected cards: Shift + Command + L
- Mark a card as company or person: Command + \ (backslash)
- Choose a custom image: Option + Command + I (capital letter “i”)
- Save changes: Command + S
- Import contacts from another app: Command + O (capital letter “o”)
- Print: Command + P
- Open Contacts Preferences: Command + , (comma)
Wrapping it up
There aren’t a lot of keyboard shortcuts for the Contacts app on Mac, but at the same time, there aren’t a lot of actions for the app either. Hopefully these shortcuts will help you navigate the app faster and do what you need quicker.