Possible fixes for MobileMe login issues after iOS 4.2 upgrade

by Justin Horn on Nov 22nd, 2010 @ 8:37 pm

Gruber noticed the trend (pictured above) of user having issues logging into MobileMe on their iDevices after upgrading to iOS 4.2.

Tip 1

He then retweeted the following possible fix from @rtw5twins:

@gruber Looks like they want your full email, i.e. JohnDoe@mac.com (or me.com). I used to login w/ just my username: JohnDoe.

Tip 2

@stephencelis also adds the following tip:

I had to consolidate my Apple ID and email address by logging in here: https://appleid.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MyAppleId.woa

Tip 3

@garrettmurray points out that this is a known issue that Apple is working on currently:

MobileMe Account
Some MobileMe members receive an authentication error when attempting to use MobileMe. Normal service will be restored ASAP. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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iOS 4.2, iPad, iPhone, Mobile Me, Tips