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Download Apple Migration Assistant for Mac to fix an issue with the Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Migration Assistant copies all of your files to your new Mac so that you don't have to copy your files manually. If your files are currently on a Windows PC, follow the PC migration steps instead. If your new Mac is using OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or earlier, follow the Mountain Lion migration steps instead.

Migration Assistant copies all of your files to your new Mac so that you don't have to copy your files manually.

  • If your files are currently on a Windows PC, follow the PC migration steps instead.
  • If your new Mac is using OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or earlier, follow the Mountain Lion migration steps instead.

Check software, settings, and power

  • Install all available Apple software updates on both Mac computers. Install any updates for your third-party apps as well.
  • Make sure that your old Mac is using OS X Lion or later.
  • Make sure that your old Mac has a computer name: Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Sharing and check the Computer Name field.
  • Connect both computers to AC power.

Connect the computers to each other

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  • If both computers are using macOS Sierra or later, just make sure that they're near each other and have Wi-Fi turned on. If either is using OS X El Capitan or earlier, connect them to the same network using Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
  • Or connect them using target disk mode and the appropriate cable or adapter. Then start up your old computer in target disk mode.
  • Or connect your new Mac to a Time Machine backup of your old Mac.

Use Migration Assistant

On your new Mac:

  1. Open Migration Assistant, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. When asked how you want to transfer your information, select the option to transfer from a Mac, Time Machine backup, or startup disk.
  4. Click Continue.

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On your old Mac:
If you started your old Mac in target disk mode or are migrating from a Time Machine backup, skip these four steps.

  1. Open Migration Assistant.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. When asked how you want to transfer your information, select the option to transfer to another Mac.
  4. Click Continue.

On your new Mac:

  1. When asked to select a Mac, Time Machine backup, or other startup disk, click the appropriate icon.
  2. Click Continue. You might see a security code.

On your old Mac:
If you started your old Mac in target disk mode or are migrating from a Time Machine backup, skip these two steps.

  1. If you see a security code, make sure that it's the same code as on your new Mac.
  2. Click Continue.

On your new Mac:

  1. Choose the backup to transfer information from.
  2. Click Continue.

Continuing on your new Mac:

  1. Select the information to transfer from the backup.
  2. Click Continue to start the transfer. If you have a lot of content, the transfer might take several hours to finish.


In the example above, John Appleseed is a macOS user account. If you transfer an account that has the same name as an account on your new Mac, you're asked to rename the old account or replace the one on your new Mac. If you rename, the old account appears as a separate user on your new Mac, with a separate home folder and login. If you replace, the old account overwrites the account on your new Mac, including everything in its home folder.

After Migration Assistant is done, log in to the migrated account on your new Mac to see its files. If you're not keeping your old Mac, learn what to do before you sell, give away, or trade in your old Mac.

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If migration doesn't work

If the steps above don't work as expected, check these things.

Quit other PC apps.
Use these steps to make sure no other applications are open on your PC while you're trying to migrate your data:

  1. Press Alt-Tab to choose an open application.
  2. Press Alt-F4 to quit the selected application.

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Check your network connection. If your PC doesn't appear in the Setup Assistant or Migration Assistant window on your Mac, make sure they're both connected to the same network. You can create an isolated network by connecting a single Ethernet cable between your Mac and PC. If Migration Assistant on your Mac still doesn't list your PC, try disabling any Firewall software on your PC that might block network ports needed for Windows Migration Assistant to work. You can re-enable your firewall software after you're done migrating.

Disable anti-virus software. If Migration Assistant won't open on your PC, temporarily disable any anti-virus software on your PC and try opening Migration Assistant again. You can re-enable your anti-virus software after migration is finished.

If you're unable to use Migration Assistant to transfer your files from your PC to your Mac, you can also manually copy your important data to your Mac using an external drive or file sharing.


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Jan 1, 2017 11:45 AM