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Mobile Me/iCLOUD email problems


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Hello all,

For years I have had a @me.com email address which has worked great with the email on my Mac computers. Likewise Mobileme worked great at keeping everything in sync. When iCloud came out I started having some problems - some things were syncing some were not, etc.

About 2 months ago my @me.com email on my iMac suddenly stopped working, it started giving an error that it couldn't sync or my password was wrong or something like that, I can't remember. I went into my email preferences and deleted the account with intent to just re-connect it as I've had to do a few times over the years to clear out the bugs in the email program. Now however the email will not accept my account name/password and advises that one of the two are incorrect - though they are not. Also under system preferences on my iMac though there is a MobileMe icon and I can sign it out and log back in with my account/password(which is the same as my email), it simply reads "Your MobileMe account has been upgraded to iCloud".

I can log into iCloud fine over the internet, using the same account/password that I previously used for my email. However the email program on my iMac will still not accept the login info and I'm not sure what to do now. I don't see any "iCloud" icon in system preferences to play around with the sync settings. Any suggestions?

Ironically enough my @me.com email still works find on my Macbook Air, iPad, and iPhone, just not on my iMac.

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Ya I am on Snow Leopard. So I HAVE TO upgrade to Lion in order for Mail to work correctly with my @me.com email now?
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