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Apple Notifying Former MobileMe Members of New iCloud.com Email Address Options

Back in July, Apple revealed during developer testing of iOS 6 that it would be launching new icloud.com email addresses for users of the service, with former MobileMe members using me.com or mac.com address also receiving equivalent icloud.com addresses.

Those new icloud.com addresses have been rolling out gradually over the past several months for former MobileMe members, and Apple now appears to have completed that transition, sending out an email to former MobileMe members notifying them of the new email address option.
All new iCloud Mail accounts now come with an @icloud.com email address. As an existing user, we'd like to offer you this new address as well. We have reserved [MobileMe user name]@icloud.com for you, and you can now use this address with your iOS devices and computers by following these simple instructions.

If you prefer, you can continue to use your current email address just as you always have.

No matter which address you use, you'll continue to receive all your mail, whether it's sent to your @me.com, @mac.com, or @icloud.com address.

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23 months ago
Great, now just let me merge multiple Apple IDs.
Rating: 28 Votes
23 months ago
I'm still using @mac.com, not planning to change.
Rating: 16 Votes
23 months ago
I'd rather just give out the me.com address. Its just easier.
Rating: 14 Votes
23 months ago
Will be interesting to see what new email addresses Apple will have for us in two years.
Rating: 9 Votes
23 months ago
@mac.com rules :D
Rating: 9 Votes
23 months ago
I made the switch from MobileMe to iCloud...I use aliases for work and business. Now I have @me and @iCloud for all of those. Apparently Apple wants me to have TONS of @domains.

This...is...annoying. (that's EIGHT unique addresses for two @domains for my ONE iCloud account).

Crazy.
Rating: 8 Votes
23 months ago
Ugh. No thanks. @me is just fine!

Fair warning, Apple, that if you ever force me to use 'iCloud' as my email I'll be jumping back to G-Mail.
Rating: 7 Votes
23 months ago

Great, now just let me merge multiple Apple IDs.


I've been wanting to do that for years...
Rating: 7 Votes
23 months ago

Apple are not a very nice company, so I expect the use of @me accounts to be stopped eventually.

I wouldn't bet on it. Apple has allowed users to keep all their previous addresses, long before it was called iCloud (iTools, .Mac, MobileMe).

I still have an @mac.com address. I don't see them ever forcing me to get rid of it.
Rating: 6 Votes
23 months ago

I'd rather just give out the me.com address. Its just easier.


same here
Rating: 5 Votes

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