Buy a New Mac and Migrate Your Data for Free

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Now when you buy a new Mac at an Apple Store they will migrate your data over for free. Previously this service cost US$99 (via TidBITS).

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Data Migration

Data migration was originally part of Apple’s One to One program. This was a training program offered at Apple retail stores. Through this program that cost US$99/year you could learn more about your Mac and get assistance from an Apple retail employee. The program was shut down in 2015.

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But now when you buy a new Mac in an Apple Store, an employee will migrate your data from your old computer to your new one for free. For more knowledgeable users, macOS has a built-in Migration Assistant where you can do this yourself.

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makeitup

Migrate your data for free, but if you just bought one of the new MacBooks, forget about doing anything with it using THAT keyboard!