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Doesn't work for me.
Authored by: Spliff on Dec 30, '11 10:00:59AM

No luck for me.

Outgoing mail doesn't work. It tells me the iCloud SMTP server is offline. In fact, it's never worked for me under 10.6 and I've tried every possible SMTP server setting variation. Only incoming mail works.



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Doesn't work for me.
Authored by: vykor on Dec 30, '11 07:50:00PM

Have you tried changing the password once on your Apple ID? Early adopters of iCloud had passwords incompatible with the iCloud SMTP server. Changing the password once, then waiting about 10 minutes, and there is a chance the SMTP server will be functional for you.



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Doesn't work for me.
Authored by: leamanc on Dec 31, '11 12:44:54PM

What I have had to do when setting up iCloud accounts on older Mail.app or all other mail clients is to NOT use SSL, regular old port 25, with your iCloud email address as the username, and (obviously) your password as the password.

Try that and see if it works for you. Non-encrypted SMTP is not cool, but is probably something most people can live with.



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