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Set up iCloud in Mail

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bobgoldstein Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Dec 1, 2012 8:09 AM

When I try to set up my iCoud account as an email account in Apple Mail, the application fills in all the details except for my iCoud email address and password.  In the incoming mail server field, it fills in p08-imap.mail.me.com

 

But when I try to save the account settings, by navigating to another email account, I get the message 'Incoming mail server cannot be blank'. Yet this field cannot be typed-into. Because it is iCloud, it seems, Apple Mail makes that field read-only.

 

What do I do now?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), 4GB RAM
  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,480 points)
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    Dec 1, 2012 8:11 AM (in response to bobgoldstein)

    Open System Preferences > iCloud and mark Mail. If it doesn't work, unmark and mark Mail again or set up iCloud mail manually > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4864?viewlocale=en_US

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