|Jul 12, 2008, 11:19 AM||#1|
Convert email address from .me to .mac?
Do new MobileMe users get the choice of their username to be a .mac address? Has anyone got any news on this.
I know existing .mac users (I have another .mac address) get to choose.
However, I just registered a new username (trial account) with MobileMe and it seems that I'm stuck with a .me address.
I want to use the new username but I really dislike the whole MobileMe schtick and was hoping to avoid it. Is the .mac address only available to legacy users.
Incidentally, the username I just registered was never available to me under the old .mac system but it was available when the service switched to MobileMe. They're obviously freeing up old unused usernames. I mention this in case it helps anyone else get the name they thought had already been taken.
However, for me, it's a bummer if I can only use it as .me.
Why wouldn't they give you the choice?
|Jul 12, 2008, 11:30 AM||#4|
As a new user you are stuck with .me since it is the new server. I guess the old .mac adresses are still valid for existing .Mac subscribers because it would mean to much trouble to force everyone to use a new email adress.
MacBookPro C2D 2.5GHz
Live is beautiful. Even when it rains.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mac Mail sending from the wrong email address||Souli||OS X||2||Jan 24, 2014 06:20 PM|
|Why can't you add an email address to your account's address book in the mail app?||TH55||iPhone||30||Jan 15, 2014 01:10 PM|
|Mac Mail: Problems changing default email address||BBGIntern||Mac Applications and Mac App Store||0||Aug 28, 2013 06:22 AM|
|Can I restrict which email address get suggested when starting a new email?||desertman||iOS 6||1||Apr 28, 2013 11:40 AM|
|Icloud email with @mac address not connecting to server||jasperk99||iOS 6||0||Feb 12, 2013 07:31 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:31 PM.