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Old Nov 1, 2012, 05:02 AM   #1
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Can acces mail at home, but not at school?

When I'm at home I have no problem sending or receiving mails from my @me.com mail using the Mail app, but when I'm at school, a warning sign appears next to my inbox and iCloud in the sidebar, when I click on it it says:

The server returned the error: The connection to the server “p01-imap.mail.me.com” on port 993 timed out.

I can succesfully send and receive my mails through icloud.com, but not using the Mail app.

Any ideas why this happens and what to do?
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Old Nov 1, 2012, 11:30 AM   #2
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It may be that your school is blocking outgoing email from port 993. Check with the IT crew there and they can tell you.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:03 AM   #3
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They wasn't sure, but said it probably did. Is it possible to get around this?
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 11:29 AM   #4
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You could get around it by using a VPN or proxy server. But it's probably more trouble than it's worth.
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