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Mail won't let me save preferences

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reitermoritz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 11, 2012 4:50 PM

When I change any settings in the Mail preferences for my iCloud account, Mail is refusing to store the settings with the following error message:


Invalid Incoming Mail Server

The “Incoming Mail Server” field cannot be empty.


But the Incoming Mail Server field is not empty, it contains "" which is also grey and not editable. It's only with the iCloud account. I have other mail accounts in Mail (Gmail, the mail account at my university) and with these there's no problem.


Any hints on what is causing this problem and/or what I might be doing wrong would be highly appreciated.

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
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