.mac on windows mail application

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by twerk, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. twerk macrumors member

    Nov 13, 2007
    i cant get my .mac to work with windows mail
    according to the mail app the incoming server is mail.mac.com
    and outgoing is smtp.mac.com:myemail

    when i added the outgoing to the outgoing server
    it says it isnt valid and would i like to use it anyways so i hit yes
    when i click inbox i get nothing

    does anyone have any experience with this
  2. ThirteenXIII macrumors 6502a

    Mar 8, 2008

    i havent personally had experience with this myself but testing it out on Thunderbird here and there seemed to wrok fine with the way apple had it on their support doc, the information is pretty bland but it takes some messing around with to get it to pick up
  3. steveza macrumors 68000


    Feb 20, 2008
    I don't think that Windows recognises that smtp address. Try it without the :myemail part as the ":" represents a port number which should either be 25 or 587. I could be wrong though.

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