How to Migrate Your MobileMe Account to iCloud

Posted October 12, 2011 at 8:43pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 31499 views

These are instructions on how to migrate your MobileMe account to iCloud.

Step One
Navigate to and sign in with your MobileMe account.

Step Two
You'll be told that to sign in you must move your accoutn to iCloud. Click Get Started.

Step Three
You'll be redirected to Sign in with your MobileMe account information.

Step Four
Click the Get Started button to begin the migration wizard.

Step Five
Click Next to confirm that your mail, contacts, and calendars will be copied from MobileMe to iCloud.

Step Six
Note that you can keep using MobileMe services until June 30, 2012 and click Next.

Step Seven
You will no longer have access to sync Mac Dashboard Widgets, Dock Items, Keychains, Mail Accounts, Rules, Signatures, Smart Mailboxes, and Preferences after moving to iCloud.

Click the Requirements button to continue.

Step Eight
Make sure you have updated your devices to iOS 5 and Mac OS X 10.7.2 then check the All of my devices are running the required software box and click the Next button.

Step Nine
Ensure that your contacts and bookmarks are up-to-date on at least one device, backup your contacts, calendars and bookmarks, then click the Move to iCloud button.

Step Ten
Your data will now be transferred from MobileMe to iCloud.

Step Eleven
Once completed you will be prompted to confirm alerts on each of your devices to set them up.

Step Twelve
Congratulations you have successfully migrated to iCloud.

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Pain Reaper - October 13, 2011 at 4:00pm
So I won't be able to fulfill the migration 'cause I'm running Snow Leopard?
I - October 13, 2011 at 5:04pm
think thats what they mean when they tell you you must be running the most current version of OS X.
DNA64 - October 13, 2011 at 12:23am
I HIGHLY "HIGHLY!" RECOMMEND THAT YOU READ THE TERMS OF SERVICE WHEN SIGNING UP FOR iCLOUD. There is some seriously freaky stuff in there. I for one, did not agree, and will not use the service.
Curious - October 13, 2011 at 12:48am
Can you expand on this or are you just that guy that says stuff like that? Curious what it was that you came across that caused your reaction
Tom - October 13, 2011 at 1:54pm
lol look at his name DNA64 he is that type of person looking for area 51
DNA64 - April 24, 2014 at 9:26am
It's funny I was just trying to find and old post and found your comment. I don't subscribe to these which is why I never replied. At any rate, my online names origin comes from the Commodore 64 :P @Curious As for why I said to read the terms of service and didn't elaborate, it's because I was hoping people would actually READ IT. The "freaky" stuff I think I was referring to was the complete lack of privacy and the viewing and monitoring of your private content that you upload to the iCloud. And the fact that if you delete something they still have the files. To be honest it was so if you or anyone reading this hasn't read it yet, you might want to. It certainly wasn't something I was going to agree to, and they're betting most people wont read it.
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