OS X Yosemite: How to Configure iCloud in Apple Mail

OS X Yosemite, the next flagship version of Apple’s OS X, is set to debut in fall 2014. Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that you were upgrading to the exciting new OS X Mavericks?

Well, things move pretty fast in the Apple world. That’s why in advance of the launch we’re starting a new series on how to work with OS X Yosemite so you’ll be ready. Yep, that’s just how we are here at Scrubly.

Keep reading to find out how to configure iCloud for Apple Mail in this new version of OS X.

After installing OS X Yosemite, the first thing you will notice is the completely different look and feel of the icons in the Apple Dock.

Closeup of Apple dock in OS X Yosemite

One of the first things you’ll probably want to do is get your iCloud account set up in Apple Mail (a.k.a Mac Mail). It’s a piece of cake. Let’s take a look at the steps.

1. Click on System Preferences from the Dock and choose Internet Accounts.

System Preferences window in OS X Yosemite

2. From there, select iCloud.

Internet Accounts window in OS X Yosemite

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3. Enter your Apple ID and Password and then click Sign In.

iCloud sign-in window in OS X Yosemite

4. Next, select the applicable options below.

Selecting iCloud app options in Internet Accounts window

That’s it! Now you’ve got iCloud configured for Apple Mail in OS X Yosemite. In our next post in the series we’ll discuss iCloud Drive. Stay tuned.

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