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Trying to set @mac @me account

226 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Nov 25, 2012 11:05 AM by Csound1 RSS
Nathan Gogol Level 3 Level 3 (525 points)
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Nov 21, 2012 1:30 PM

Hi there, recently my brothers computer drive failed so I offered to fix it up. He didn't have things backed up but I was able to get his data safely off onto a external drive. I reinstalled mountain lion, updated everything and started transferring all his data over. However I am having trouble with mail. I copied and replaced the files in library/mail and library/application support/mail. However I can't seem to get the addresses working. @mac & @me. I tried deleting the accounts and readding them within mail which I would have thought would automatically configure the servers but no luck. He gave me his password so I know I'm doing that right.  The incoming server has no info and I done know how I can edit that. Any thoughts on this problem. Thanks

  • Csound1 Level 7 Level 7 (32,250 points)
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    Nov 21, 2012 1:38 PM (in response to Nathan Gogol)

    Snow leopard does not support iCloud services so you will need to enter the account manually (it will work, it just won't auto-setup)

     

    Use these settings

     

    iCloud Imap Settings

     

    And here is how to get into 'Manual' setup mode.

     

    mail setup snow leopard short.png

  • Csound1 Level 7 Level 7 (32,250 points)
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    Nov 25, 2012 11:05 AM (in response to Nathan Gogol)

    If you have a current @mac address use it but FYI this@mac, this@me and this@icloud are the same account, go to the same inbox and use the same server.

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