Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Mac Basics and Help

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jul 4, 2013, 11:08 AM   #1
Trix10
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Moving all email to @me email?

Hey everyone. I have 3 email addresses because i got paranoid a few years back when my hotmail got hacked

I currently have my @hotmail.co.uk , @gmail.com and @me.com

I use my hotmail.co.uk for pretty much everything, and gmail.com very rarely.

I'm thinking as everything i use is mac (Macbook, Mac Mini, iPhone, iPad) It would be better to just use @me.com as my email. Nothing else at all. Then it's always synced perfectly over all my devices.

So. Does anyone have any feedback on making their apple email their default email for everything (Other websites login information etc).

Or have people found it's better to keep multiple email accounts rather than have everything in one email address, Or maybe @me.com is not even best choice for a default email?


Hope this all makes sense! Thanks for any help.
__________________
Proud owner of a new Macbook Pro 2011:
2.4GHz Intel Core i5 Macbook Pro, 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Ram. Mac version 10.7.3 Lion Grrrr!!!
Trix10 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 5, 2013, 04:21 AM   #2
PajamaPants
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
I don't think that iCloud has that feature. The easiest way to do this, that I use in daily basis, is the Gmail option. Works well but you will have to start using more the gmail account then.

Instructions here: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/21289?hl=en

Good luck!
__________________
404 - Signature not found
PajamaPants is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 5, 2013, 01:49 PM   #3
Apple fanboy
macrumors 68040
 
Apple fanboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: United Kingdom
I use my @me.com address for friends and stuff. I have a hotmail account which I don't even have on any of my devices. I just check on it when I need to through a browser. I use this for shopping or when you have to fill out a form. This is where I get all my junk email, surprise surprise.
__________________
Late 2012 21" iMac 2.9GHz i5, ITB FD, 16G RAM, 2 TB TimeCapsule, iPhone 5 32GB, iPad Air 32G, iPad 4 32G, iPad 2 16G, ATV2, iPod touch 4th gen 8G, Xbox 360. Nikon D7100,18-55mm, 70-300mm VR lenses
Apple fanboy is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 5, 2013, 01:52 PM   #4
swiftaw
macrumors 603
 
swiftaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Omaha, NE, USA
I have a @mac.com for my personal email address which I use with friends and family. I have a @gmail.com email address that I use for online shopping, websites, etc, and I have my work email address.

Since all accounts are either IMAP or Exchange, I have them set up on all my computers and devices and everything stays perfectly in sync.
swiftaw is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jul 6, 2013, 09:11 AM   #5
satcomer
macrumors 68040
 
satcomer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Upstate NYS
Your best email option is have two email addresses (both from different providers and different user names). One is for PERSONAL and the other for online stores, etc. This is how most people should use email keeping one for online and one for PERSONAL (family, etc.).
__________________
Mac Pro Dual 2.8 Quad(Rev B.), 16 G RAM, OS X 10.9, 23'' LCD
Mac Book Pro Core 2 Duo 2.16Ghz, SuperDrive, 2G RAM, OS X 10.7.5
iPad 3, 32 black
satcomer is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Mac Basics and Help

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC