iCloud email rejecting password

Discussion in 'Apple Music, iCloud and Apple Services' started by rick snagwell, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

    Feb 12, 2011
    oceanside, ca
    does this just mean the server is jacked?

    password is correct, worked about an hour ago, now its asking me for password.

    i wish i could edit the incoming mail server. its at p01-imap.mail.me.com
  2. macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    I'm having the same issue... I know the password is right.

    The iCloud IMAP server “p99-imap.mail.me.com
  3. macrumors member

    Oct 13, 2009
    I'm having the same issue as well. Any one have an idea how to fix?
  4. thread starter macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

    Feb 12, 2011
    oceanside, ca
    all better now, I'm sure it just had to with them still messing with servers...
  5. macrumors 6502


    Jan 22, 2011
    South Central PA
    Over and over again with this password...

    The iCloud IMAP server "p99-imap.me.com" rejected the password for "me"

    ugh... please fix this.
  6. macrumors regular


    Sep 7, 2011
    Miami, FL
    i think just their servers are getting hammered.
  7. macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2009
    Preston, UK
    Same issue here.
  8. macrumors newbie

    Dec 22, 2010
    Hi had a similar issue myself this morning however it seems to have been resolved. One other thing whilst I'm on, will the cloud service only work with your @me.com account? as its not receiving my default account from my service provider @o2.co.uk.
  9. macrumors newbie

    Jun 15, 2004
    I'm still getting this - on the same server - but only when using Apple Mail. It seems to work fine when I use Mail at iCloud.com

    Hopefully it will right itself in due course.
  10. macrumors newbie

    Apr 27, 2011
    same here, it works fine in mail app at icloud.com but it keeps prompting me with incorrect user/password in both my iPad and Mac Pro
  11. macrumors 6502a

    Apr 18, 2008
    Same problem here.

    I should note it is an intermittent problem.

    Sometimes it works great. Sometimes doesn't work.

    As others have said, hopefully a temporary glitch that will get worked out soon.
  12. thread starter macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

    Feb 12, 2011
    oceanside, ca
    this blows...now its just timing out. and i noticed its changing the server a lot.
  13. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 27, 2010
    mail keeps saying the icloud password is wrong???

    I finally got everything working (I think), but mail (on the mac) is saying the icloud password is wrong, and it is not!!! ????
  14. macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2009
    Happening to me too.
  15. macrumors regular

    Jan 29, 2010
    Case sensitive!
    i had to update my old "me.com" password to meet the new 1 cap/1number parameters on icloud.
  16. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 29, 2009
    Chicago, IL
    AAAAH thank goodness someone figured this out! Now, where are you going to change it? I can't see a link on iCloud.com and haven't gotten my coffee yet....

    Edit: never mind, found it.
  17. macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2009
    How do you update the password in mail?
  18. macrumors 6502


    Aug 11, 2011
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Same thing here. I've tried everything at this end down to killing the mail cache folder in the library. Gotta be a server problem, but it is working on 2 Macs out of five. Go figure.
  19. macrumors 6502a


    May 15, 2006
    I don't think the password is the issue. If your password worked fine up until this morning, then it's likely not your password.

    I cannot log into Mail on iCloud.com. My Mail app is repeatedly asking for a password. An hour ago everything was fine.

    I think iCloud must be experiencing problems. Like MobileMe, I'm sure this will occur on a daily basis.
  20. thread starter macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

    Feb 12, 2011
    oceanside, ca
    yup, it works on my iphone and iCloud.com. i give up!
  21. macrumors 65816

    Mar 21, 2009
    Mine is doing this also, what did you guys do to fix this, my MobileMe password has always been 1 cap/1 number password set?
  22. macrumors regular

    Jan 14, 2008
    Renton, WA
    I don't think that is the problem. It just so happens that you changing your password kind of "reset" something on their end. But this was working for me yesterday, then stopped working this morning.

    Keeps asking for password.

    I went into Mail app Preferences, and added "@me.com" to the account name and then it started working again. Without having to change my password.

    Keep in mind this account was all auto-configured for me during the iCloud transition process after upgrading to 10.7.2.
  23. macrumors member

    May 20, 2007
    Still not following. Is the iCloud password the same as the Apple ID password?
  24. macrumors regular

    Jan 29, 2010
    I think everyone needs to realize that once they get the ios 5 and icloud you need to be VERY specific.

    I have a different Me email for icloud then my itunes, with icloud/me's new password restrictions it just makes it "easier" to change itunes AND icloud to the new password so everytime it needs it you dont have to remember if its the Cap/# icloud one or the legacy itunes one.

    This wasn't a huge pain for me after a few minutes of staring at the device but for my fiance & mom.... it will give ME a headache trying to explain it multiple times, so i just told them both to have one pass for all apple devices.
  25. macrumors newbie

    Jul 20, 2011
    Stuttgart, Germany
    I have the same problem here with Mail. However, I can also no longer open Mail in the Browser. It displays a popup alert saying (translated from German): "Mail cannot be loaded. You can help Apple to improve iCloud by sending a report to Apple" My options are: "Retry", "Report to Apple", and "Close Mail". This is really weird - Contacts and Calendar load just fine.

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