HT5441: iCloud: Using your @icloud.com email addressLearn about iCloud: Using your @icloud.com email address
Currently Being ModeratedDec 8, 2012 2:13 PM (in response to Simon Reeves)
10.7.2 to the current version of OSX is the range, earlier OSX versions are not compatible.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 9, 2012 2:19 AM (in response to Simon Reeves)
Other versions of OS X are too old and are no longer supported by Apple - that's why there's no mention of them.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 9, 2012 2:50 AM (in response to Simon Reeves)
If you have an earlier system and have already set Mail up manually to receive your iCloud email, go to Mail Preferences>Accounts, select the iCloud account and in the 'Email address' field add the @icloud.com version of the address, separated from the other(s) by a comma. (If you already have two addresses in there so that the end of the line is the right-hand side of the field, click in it and hold the right-arrow key down until you reach the end of the list). The @icloud.com address will now appear in the drop-down 'From' list when you compose a new message.
If you have an existing iCloud account and have not set up your older Mac yet, you can set Mail up manually to receive the emails (though you cannot open a new iCloud account on a pre-Lion Mac):