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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 "p05-imap.mail.me.com" 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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