How to Manually Configure iCloud Mail Settings

iCloud Mail is getting popular. If you are using an app in a platform other than Mac, PC, and iOS, you will have to manually configure iCloud mail settings. But the platforms mentioned below can automatically configure iCloud mail settings without a hassle.

iCloud Mail settings

Mac

  • OS X El Capitan
  • iTunes 12.3 or later
  • Safari 8 or later
  • Firefox 22 or later
  • Google Chrome 28 or later
  • iWork for Mac

PC

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • iCloud for Windows 5.1
  • iTunes 12.3 or later
  • Outlook 2007 – Outlook 2016
  • Internet Explorer 10 or later
  • Firefox 22 or later
  • Google Chrome 28 or later (desktop mode only)

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • iOS 9
  • iWork for iOS

Apple TV

  • Apple TV software 7.0 or later

If you are using a platform other than ones mentioned above, follow the steps below to manually configure iCloud mail settings. These information can be useful to configure any email client including apps on Android and Blackberry devices. It is important to notice that iCloud Mail only supports IMAP and SMTP. POP is not supported. If you are in need of POP server settings, you are out of luck. Simply open up the email client and use the information below.

IMAP information for the Incoming Mail Server

  1. Open the Mail Client.
  2. Add a New Account.
  3. Set Server Name to imap.mail.me.com
  4. Toggle SSL Required to Yes. If you see an error, use TLS instead.
  5. Set Port to 993.
  6. Use your iCloud login information for Username and Password.
SMTP information for the Outgoing Mail Server

  1. Open the Mail Client.
  2. Add a New Account.
  3. Set Server Name to smtp.me.com
  4. Toggle SSL Required to Yes. If you see an error, use TLS or STARTTLS instead.
  5. Set Port to 587.
  6. Toggle SMTP Authentication Required to Yes.
  7. Use your iCloud login information for Username and Password.

You can use the information mentioned above to manually configure iCloud Mail settings. They will be useful to set up email clients in any platform. Let us know what email client or app you had to manually configure mail settings. You can also comment below if you run into any problems.

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