iOS 6 beta 3 kills e-mail addresses in favor of iCloud

iOS 6 beta 3 kills e-mail addresses in favor of iCloud
Since the launch of iCloud last year, Apple has been slowly phasing out and transitioning old MobileMe users to the new iCloud platform and name, and one more piece of that puzzle seems to be coming into place with iOS 6. The new beta 3 of iOS 6 is showing that new users will be transitioned to new iCloud e-mail accounts. 

According to the iOS 6 beta 3 changelog:

MobileMe was discontinued just last month, and users were given warnings to migrate to iCloud in order to keep a working e-mail address, but it looks like iOS 6 will make that process automatic by moving all users to a new e-mail address. So, if you've been one of the lazy users who never moved your MobileMe account to iCloud, it may be done for you soon enough. 

source: MacRumors



1. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

This is stupid.. I made an @me email with icloud because that's what it used to be and now they want a new email...

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

sorry to hear that

3. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

bcoz its

4. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

I hope they automatically forward emails to the new address

5. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

wow... I dont think any of you guys read/understood the article. You dont have to change your address, you dont have to change your apple ID, and you dont have to forward your email. When you upgrade to iOS6 it will just change by itself. So when someone emails your address you will just get it. I am assuming that when you reply it will show the address. The only one that should complain is the guy that has

6. itadzebo

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 25, 2012


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