ICloud and @mac.com email

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by byke, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. byke macrumors 6502a

    byke

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    Mar 29, 2007
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    LDN. UK
    #1
    I am one of those persons who still has an email account with a @mac.com address. And like many others I have found this whole transitional iCloud very complicated in regards to services offered etc.

    But my main concern is my email address as it is well established withthe people I work with and the thought of changing my email address is going to be a real pain.

    Does anyone know what will happen to the old dot mac accounts? And are they being killed off soon?
     
  2. Menel macrumors 603

    Menel

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    Aug 4, 2011
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    ATL
    #2
    Early in beta it was hinted that old me.com and mac.com emails would continue over.

    me.com/move should eventually, when it goes live, allow you to port it over to the iCloud system.

    Until June next year, Gallery/iDisk/etc will be accessible from me.com
    Mail/Calendar/Contacts and all new stuff will be accessible from icloud.com.

    You will also be upgraded to 25GB from the normal 5GB new accounts get.

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    https://www.me.com/ ->
    transition link at bottom https://www.apple.com/mobileme/transition.html ->
    Damn that was hard to find/verify.
     
  3. stomer macrumors 6502a

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    Leeds, UK
    #3
    Simply move your MobileMe account over to iCloud and you keep your email address.

    http://www.me.com/move not sure if it's open to the public yet.
     
  4. Krayzie116 macrumors 6502

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    i have a question i have the gold master of iOS 5 can I creat an iCloud account on my phone an email for my dad to use when he gets his new phone so nobody takes his email that he wants?
     

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