Apple mail forgets my password

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by johnpc, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. johnpc macrumors member

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    I have 6 email addresses that sync with apple mail. Almost every day, mail will prompt me for my password for one of the emails, and no matter how many times i give it the correct password it says wrong password and prompts me again. after ignoring it for an hour or so, the problem fixes itself.

    any way to get this to stop reoccurring?
     
  2. iLog.Genius macrumors 601

    iLog.Genius

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    Repair your keychain.

    Keychain Access>Keychain First Aid>Repair Keychain.
     
  3. johnpc thread starter macrumors member

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    No problems found.

    Even when I give mail the account password, it says it's incorrect. weirdest thing.
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    Delete all your email passwords from Keychain and let it store them again.
     

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