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Question: cant connect to icloud

Ive just updated to High sierra.

now when im using the computer I have a constant message coming up, This mac cant connect to icloud because there was a problem with "email address"

so I chnaged my password in case I had made a mistake.

but thats not the issue

I can use the password to enter this forum or sign in elsewhere.

It says to open icloud preferences to fix. so I do

Says enter password.

I do.

then the answer comes up an unknown error has occured!!!

***?


Any advice?

it wont stop popping up over my work no matter how many times i tell it to **** off


Thanks

D

iMac, iOS 11.2.6

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Mar 12, 2018 2:19 AM in response to Dazburn In response to Dazburn

Use iCloud.com while performing all of this!

-- USING YOUR CLIPBOARD TO COPY-AND-PASTE YOUR PASSWORD --


  1. Disconnect: from the Internet
  2. Then: Type-Copy-and-Cut your Password
  3. Reconnect: to the Internet
  4. Use: Password
  5. Clear: Clipboard

Then see if it works!

NOTES:


-- CLEARING BROWSER'S TEMPORARY FILES --

  1. Open: Safari
  2. Open: History
  3. Click: Clear History
  4. Select: "All History"
  5. Click: "Clear History"




-- USING PASSWORD --

  1. Disconnect: from the Internet
  2. Type: [your password] somewheres, somehow
  3. Highlight: [What You Typed]
  4. Cut: [What You Typed]
  5. Reconnect: to the Internet
  6. Reenter:iCloud.com
  7. Type: [User Name]
  8. Press: Enter
  9. Paste: [What You Typed]
  10. Press: Enter



-- ERASING YOUR CLIPBOARD --

  1. Open: Terminal
  2. Type: pbcopy < /dev/null
  3. Press: Enter

Mar 12, 2018 2:19 AM

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Mar 12, 2018 3:01 PM in response to etymology In response to etymology

Ok thank you for that but it didnt really help

I still cant access icloud after all i went through everything you discussed


I can def log in with that password to icloud.com

but when i try to log in to icloud under system dpreferences the same happens

"account details could not be opened because of an error connecting to icloud"


Pretty dumb


what next???





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Mar 12, 2018 3:01 PM

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Mar 12, 2018 3:05 PM in response to Dazburn In response to Dazburn

Sorry to clarify

this is to set up my machine connected to the icloud drive again

Mar 12, 2018 3:05 PM

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