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Change Apple ID to @me.com E-mail Address?

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Reuben Feffer Level 2 Level 2 (195 points)
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Oct 13, 2011 5:31 AM

I am currently using an @gmail.com e-mail address as my Apple ID.

 

Now that I have an iCloud @me.com e-mail address, I would like to use this as my Apple ID, removing all references to Google.

 

I tried to make this change in iTunes on my Mac, by going to Store > View My Account > View Account > Edit Apple ID, but it didn't work. It wouldn't let me replace my @gmail.com e-mail address with an @me.com e-mail address. Here's the error message iTunes gave me:

 

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Can this not be done? Is it impossible?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2010) 12GB RAM

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