MobileMe is Apple's cloud service for files, pictures, email, etc. on the web, which is deprecated and will be shuttered on June 30, 2012.

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How can I get a me.com e-mail address?

Was this a service only offered with Apple's Mobile Me? Is there anyway I can still get an e-mail address ending in @me.com?
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Is it possible to use Back To My Mac DNS or routing information from the command line?

I often want to ssh to a Mac and would love to make use of of MobileMe to look up IP/DNS routing information. Let's assume of my on-all-the-time Mac at home's hostname is "maui" and it's running Snow ...
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Turn on Back To My Mac via a Script or Command Line

The VPN software I use for work (IPSecuritas) requires me to turn off Back To My Mac to start it's connection, so I frequently turn off Back To My Mac in order to use my VPN connection (the program ...
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Can I update an existing Apple ID with a newly created MobileMe email address?

I've had an Apple ID for a while now and have many iTunes purchases associated with the account. Yesterday, I created a MobileMe account. I tried updating the existing Apple ID account e-mail with my ...
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How do I migrate an expired Mobile Me account to iCloud?

I had a Mobile Me account which expired before iCloud was announced. I want to migrate this account to iCloud rather than signing up for a new iCloud account with a different email address. Is this ...
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What do the numbers after an invitee's status in iCal mean?

After the text describing the status of an invitee in iCal (in the context menu for the invitee) there is a number. For example I nearly always see numbers like 1.1 or 1.2: and occasionally I see ...
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Hide 'On my iPhone' calendar when syncing with MobileMe

Ive now switched back over to MobileMe for all of my calendar stuff. I was wondering though, if I go to 'Calendars', it also displays a calendar 'On My iPhone'. I don't think I would ever want to ...
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Why are my events disappearing in iCal after upgrading to Lion and how can I fix it?

I have several calendars synced using MobileMe and after upgrading to Lion it is often the case that a day's worth of newly added events all disappear. This generally happens when I am in another ...
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Will @mac.com e-mail addresses continue to work after the MobileMe to iCloud transition?

Will @mac.com (as from .Mac) e-mail addresses continue to work after the MobileMe to iCloud transition?
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Lost iPhone, what action to take?

Suppose you lost your iPhone or it was stolen and with your MobileMe subscription you have the choice of tracking it, locking it, displaying a message or remote wiping the phone. What would you do and ...
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Unopened .mac box - any value?

I found an unopened .mac box. It's still in its plastic wrap, so the subscription code has not been used. Is this of any value or should it simply be thrown away?
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Are there sites that support editing and ordering photo prints, cards, and books on an iPad?

I'm reposting this question (unchanged) from webapps.stackexchange.com, because I've received no answers there and this seems like an appropriate question for the Apple Stack Exchange site. I've ...
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How can I deactivate iCloud to avoid “MobileMe Services Stopped Working” message?

I keep getting the message MobileMe Service Stopped Working each time I open Outlook 2007. I have to click on the Close Program button in the error message twice each time it shows up while Outlook is ...
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What does an exclamation point mean next to an e-mail address in an iCal invitation?

I'm getting strange behavior with invitations I send from iCal to another .mac address. The invitations never show up (not in the invitee's inbox, nor in his iOS Calendar or iCal) and my iCal shows an ...
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Access to Keychain items is restricted

I recently had to reinstall the OS on my MacBook Pro. I used MobileMe to sync a bunch of my settings back to my computer (including Keychains), and now I can't see any of my Keychain passwords. If I ...
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Make my iCloud @me.com email my primary Apple ID

Before iCloud began operation I used a gmail email for my Apple ID. With the advent of iCloud I have begun using my iCloud email for everything. The one thing that frustrates me is that Apple does not ...
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send non-delivery notification

I am fairly sure MobileMe (and possibly Mail.App) had a feature which allowed you to send a non-delivery notification for an email. This is possibly the best way to battle spam, however I can not find ...
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How do I transition from a MobileMe account to an existing iCloud account?

I'm starting to get more messages about MobileMe ending, but despite all the info people have been posting online, I'm still confused as to how to deal with my own situation. I currently keep all ...
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How do I stop Yahoo Sync?

Since upgrading to Max OS X 10.7.2 and converting my MobileMe Account to iCloud I am receiving endless dialog boxes asking about syncing Yahoo Contacts. I cannot find settings anywhere to turn this ...
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Control draft saving in Apple Mail?

Is it at all possible to change the time for saving drafts in Apple Mail. I use MobileMe and whenever I send a mail, the draft is not automatically deleted. I don't want to switch off saving of ...
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iPod touch (iOS4) doesn't sync AddressBook after moving to iCloud

I moved from MobileMe to iCloud. So my iPod2gn blocked in iOS4 is not part of the sync anymore. Well, it's a technical and commercial shame, but well, ok, enough said. I wanted to be able to have my ...
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my Apple ID is …@mac.com — can I use it with iCloud?

When .Mac first came out I signed up for trial and got "myname"@mac.com I never did subscribe to .Mac or MobileMe, but it appears I still "own" that email address because I just logged into iCloud ...
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Mobile Me Family Pack Accounts: Do Sub-Accounts have their own syncing features?

Merry Christmas. In a MobileMe Family Pack, do the subaccounts have their own, independent syncing features (dock, bookmarks, etc - as seen in the MobileMe system preference?). I could really use ...
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What should I do to be able to log in to MobileMe without Unknown Validation Error?

I am entering the password correctly. I am able to log in to both me.com and iCloud.com. I tried @me.com and @whatever_is_my_apple_id_domain_is - there are no problems with the password. I tried ...
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Exporting MobileMe Contacts into Outlook

I've just been through a bit of wringer with this! :-) I have a client with a MobileMe account and about 350+ contacts in there. He asked me to see if there was "an easy way" to copy the contacts ...
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What is the best Shared Calendar implementation for machines running OS X?

I would like to set up a shared calendar system for our office of 4 people. Optimally, I would like all (or as many of) the features from Exchange but built in such a way that it all ties together ...
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Some icons appear twice in the Sidebar

I have two MacBooks and a Mac Mini that are synchronized through Mobile Me. All times they synchronize to Mobile Me, the MacBooks (which runs Mac OS X Lion) keep showing some icons two times, in the ...
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Unable to reactivate cancelled MobileMe trial account

I tried MobileMe a while back but never subscribed. I have since used the same Apple ID to enable Find My iPhone and this works fine. I log in at me.com and get redirected to me.com/find. However, ...
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How to edit a text file on an iDisk using the iPhone?

Are there any apps which allow me to edit text files on an iDisk? I don't need anything fancier than a notepad with the ability to open/save iDisk files. I understand that Notes.app is basically the ...
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Which photo websites have iPad support for editing and ordering prints, cards and books?

I've tried the Shutterfly iPad app, which allows uploading photos, but doesn't support any other functionality available on the website. And I can't edit photos or design cards and books from the ...
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Calendar sharing with iCloud and MobileMe

There are 3 different people, each needing to publish their own calendar, and view/edit the other calendars. Each has an iMac or macbook, and iPhone. Person 1 has MobileMe and is unable to upgrade to ...
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Turn on Back To My Mac via a Script or Command Line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn on Back To My Mac via a Script or Command Line The VPN software I use for work (IPSecuritas) requires me to turn off Back To My Mac to start it's connection, so I ...
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How do I remove the MobileMe icon in the menu bar?

If I try to go to the settings in System Prefs > MobileMe, it asks for a username and password. Is there any way to remove the menu bar icon without needing to either login or create a MobileMe ...
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Is there ANY way to edit, or at least view a MobileMe gallery on iPad?

So I have a MobileMe account. (Yes, I know that there are free alternatives; my wife hates change.) So I post galleries of photos on MobileMe, and then from a computer I can either: Log in to my ...
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how do i access my @me.com email account

I just set up a new @me.com email account through iOS5 beta and was wondering if there was a way to access through the web, or if anyone knew the imap server info. It looks like they are using some ...
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How to move hosting from mobile.me to iCloud?

A client of mine had a website hosted on mobile.me account. I received credentials and was prompted to upgrade to iCloud. I asked her to do it on her own machine (there might be some issues with ...
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MobileMe iDisk Folders

What are the following (default) iDisk folders used for: Backup Groups Library Sites Software Web If you delete them and wait a few minutes they will re-appear, but I do not know what they are ...
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Difference between iCloud and MobileMe

I never used MobileMe and am struggling with getting iCloud to work properly for me, but I'm wondering... Now with the iCloud launched what's the difference between iCloud & MobileMe. They both ...
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Using iCloud Mail account from Computers without Lion?

If I understand correctly, MobileMe Mail will only work in the future under ICloud. For iCloud you need iOS 5 or Lion on an actual computer. I have 4 Apple computers currently in use, I use mail on ...
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How to change iCloud storage size for Emails?

I am using the 25 GB plan for iCloud. This morning I got the message in Mail.app that my iCloud storage is full. However, the iCloud system preferences tell me, I have still 11 GB left. In MobileMe I ...
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Can I get @me.com email address when I only have @icloud.com address?

Can I still (as of 03/2013) get @me.com, as an alternative to my @icloud.com email address? I would want the two email to point to the same AppleID. The reasons are quire prosaic, @me.com just looks ...
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How can I force Lion to use iCloud?

Here's my situation: I have the new iPhone 4S which is using iCloud beautifully. However, my MacBook is still using MobileMe. When I go into System Prefs > iCloud, it has a big button that says "Click ...
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Removing entries from the MobileMe synchronization list

Some applications can synchronize data using MobileMe synchronization; the problem I have with those applications is that they are still listen in the MobileMe preference panel, under the ...
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Remove device from Find my iPhone

I recently upgraded my iPod Touch 2nd Gen to an iPhone 4. I have since sold the iPod Touch to someone else. Io no longer want it to show up in the list of devices on the Find My iPhone app, or at ...
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MobileMe bookmark sync with Opera

I am forced to use Opera instead of Safari on windows, and would like to sync my bookmarks with MobileMe. Is this at all possible?
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MobileMe on iPod

Is it possible to change the default myname@me.com address to by myname@mac.com? I'm part of a lot of mailing lists with the "mac.com", but iPod seems to send email with "me.com" ...
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Why am I getting the error “MobileMe does not sync with Microsoft Exchange Server”?

I am getting this error message every time a meeting request comes through, but I am not syncing anything with outlook or exchange, so I don't know what to change to get rid of it. These are my ...
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Calendars and Contacts Sync after iCloud transition

I have a mobile.me account that handles the synching of my personal data (mail, icals and contacts) on my 4 devices (iPod, iPad, MacBook and iMac). when I read the docs about iCloud, it seems that ...
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How do I sync MobileMe with Outlook 2011?

I have Outlook 2011 on my running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. I managed to import the mail, calendar and contacts without an issue. Under Outlook > Tools > Sync Services I selected calendar, contacts, tasks ...
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An error occurred when configuring keychain syncing

I'm using MobileMe to sync my keychain between an iMac and a MacBook Air. Since both machines run Lion this error message pops up every other system start (or when waking up from sleep): "An error ...