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Question: Using iCloud with iCal on an old mac under OSX 10.6.8

I have an iCloud account and all of my more modern devices work with it just fine. However, I want to link the iCal calendar on an older Mac into iCloud as well. (There are legacy programs on that Mac that do not work on modern Macs, so I cannot update he system software beyond 10.6.8)


There are various threads both here and in other help communities that gave many answers, mostly dated when iCloud first came out. Most revolve around setting up a CalDAV account. I have tried this, but even though it seems to get me to the right server, the caldav.icloud.com server rejects my username and password. I know these are the correct username and password for my icloud account. So I'm at a loss. Is the caldav server asking for a different username and password or am I doing something wrong.


The sever address the account set up gives me is

caldav.icloud.com The server path is

*****@w***dio .ca/


Any ideas?

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Mar 11, 2018 6:40 PM in response to Eric Root In response to Eric Root

I'm not sure how your links relate. As I think I explained in my post, I have no problem linking into i/Cloud or anywhere else in the Apple world with my apple ID and two-part authentification. Your links all seem to have to do with the part that is working. What am I meant to look for in those links?

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Mar 11, 2018 6:44 PM in response to keiththirgood In response to keiththirgood

Try this then...


A decorated password.


Your password + the verification code as one string in the password field.


Password is Apple123!, and the verification code is 456789.


Enter Apple123!456789 in the password field.

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Mar 11, 2018 6:46 PM in response to LACAllen In response to LACAllen

I'm not clear how this relates to my issue. I have an Apple ID username and password. It works fine in all my Apple related areas. I also have two-part authentification enabled.


I am trying to access iCloud, an Apple site from iCal, and Apple software. the app-specific password support page seems to involve creating and signing in to third-party software using Apple resources. There are no third party items involved in my situation, are there?

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Mar 11, 2018 6:54 PM in response to keiththirgood In response to keiththirgood

CalDav is not an Apple product, so I suggested trying that. It would likely appear to the iCloud server as a 3rd party product. Did you try that?


Due to the age of your OS, it may also respect a decorated password.as I suggested as well.

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See >>> Two-factor authentication for Apple ID - Apple Support

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