Configure Outlook for Mac to use iCloud email aliases

Apple’s iCloud service (formerly Mobile Me, formerly .Mac) offers email aliases for every account. Aliases are a feature common to many email services. iCloud allows each account to enable up to three additional email addresses without having to pay for or manage three additional accounts. They are useful as temporary addresses for online purchases to avoid spam or as long-term addresses that are more memorable than the account name.

For example, if my iCloud account . . .

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New MobileMe Calendar uses CalDAV

If you are a MoblieMe member, Apple requires you to upgrade to the new CalDAV-based MobileMe Calendar by May 5, 2011. Currently neither Entourage nor Outlook for Mac 2011 supports CalDAV. The new move also requires you to have Snow Leopard 10.6 installed and this requires an Intel computer. Apparently if you are still on Leopard, it works with limitations. See these links for additional info:

MobileMe: Frequently Asked Questions about the new MobileMe Calendar . . .

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Synching an iPhone or iPod touch with Entourage

One question that pops up very frequently on the Entourage newsgroup is the question of how to synch Entourage data with an iPhone or iPod touch. In this article, we will be looking at several methods to do just that, and highlight any advantages and disadvantages of the methods described. . . .

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Connect Entourage 2008 to Apple’s Mobile Me

Having a MobileMe account doesn’t mean having to use Apple’s Mail application. Any E-mail application can connect to MobileMe since it is just a standard mail service.

When Apple converted its .Mac service to MobileMe, it also made some changes to its servers as well. Some users of their service have noticed they are receiving certificate errors or are having connection problems. Following are the basic setup instructions for Entourage users to reconnect to their . . .

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MobileMe Error: This message could not be delivered

Sending messages in Entourage from your me.com or mac.com account results in an error “this message could not be delivered….” Use these setting to fix. . . .

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MobileMe Syncing

MobileMe syncing is only available for Entourage 2008. Any previous versions of Entourage will only sync “Notes” to MobileMe. . . .

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